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  1. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Public Authority Manpower, Administrative Order No. 552 of 2018 Regulating the Rules and Procedures for Granting a Work Permit. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2018-05-14 | KWT-2018-R-108386

    Promulgates the rules and procedures for granting a work permit in the private sector and in the petroleum industry.

  2. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 14 of 2017 sets out the monthly minimum wage for workers in the private and oil sector. (قرار وزاري رقم 14 لسنة 2017 بشأن الحد الدنى لاجور العاملين في القطاع الاهلي والنفطي) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-11 | KWT-2017-R-107351

    The monthly minimum wage in the private and oil sector shall be 75 (KD).

  3. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree No. 163/2006 adding a new Article, 4.bis to Ministerial Decree No. 106/1994 regarding the regulation of employment in the private sector.

    Adoption: 2006-08-02 | Date of entry into force: 2006-08-02 | KWT-2006-R-83272

    Adds a new article 4bis to Decree No. 106/1994:
    An employer is not allowed to close his workplace if he is listed as having foreign workers in it. If he does, his file at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour will be suspended for 6 months and he will not be able to bring additional foreign workers for up to 6 months, in addition to a fine being imposed on him.

  4. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 4 of 1993 of the Civil Service Commission to add a paragraph to Article 2 of Civil Service Commission Order No. 15 of 1980, specifying the grade of appointment of employees having completed training courses

    Adoption: 1993-07-25 | KWT-1993-R-35098

  5. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 2 of 1993 of the Civil Service Commission to amend Article 3, paragraph 2 of Civil Service Commission Orders No. 4 of 1986 and No. 5 of 1986 respecting the obligation to work in one's field of specialization

    Adoption: 1993-07-25 | Date of entry into force: 1993-08-01 | KWT-1993-R-35100

  6. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 617, 1992, to regulate the procedure for obtaining licenses for domestic service agencies.

    Adoption: 1992-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 1992-09-06 | KWT-1992-R-31285

    An Order of the Minister of Internal Affairs to specify conditions of eligibility for a domestic service agency license and various other matter concerning the application of Legislative Decree No.40, 1992. Licensed agents are responsible for bringing domestic servants to Kuwait (usually from Asia) under a contract concluded with the prospective employer. The employer must pay the agency's commission and the servant's travel expenses, but if he is dissatisfied, the servant is repatriated at the agent's expense. Two model contracts are published at the end of the Order: the first is the contract of agency and the second, a contract of employment to be concluded between the employer and the servant. However, it is unclear whether these contracts are an integral part of the Order.

  7. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Arrêté No. 5 de 1988 du ministre des Finances concernant les délais, les règles et les formalités en matière d'acquittement des cotisations et autres montants dus aux termes de la loi No. 11 de 1988.

    Adoption: 1988-10-02 | KWT-1988-L-8103

    Prévoit notamment que les cotisations dues par les travailleurs soumis à la loi No. 11 de 1988 sont calculées à raison de 15% du salaire soumis à l'assurance. La loi susvisée concerne l'application facultative du système d'assurances sociales aux travailleurs employés à l'étranger et personnes assimilées.

  8. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décision No. 3 de 1987 du ministre des Finances portant modification de certaines dispositions de la décision No. 5 de 1978 relative aux règles en matière de cumul et à la fixation de la pension minimum.

    Adoption: 1987 | KWT-1987-R-6351

    Ladite décision modifie les arts. 2 et 4 de la décision de base en ce qui concerne le cumul de la pension de retraite et du salaire; elle ajoute aussi un nouveau par. à l'art. 3.

  9. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 2 of 1986 increasing minimum wages for workers in the private sector and the oil industry

    Adoption: 1986-05-18 | KWT-1986-R-39854

    Increases the minimum wages for workers in the private sector and the oil industry to KD 1000

  10. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté ministériel No. 78 de 1984 déterminant les secteurs dans lesquels les permis de travail peuvent être accordés.

    Adoption: 1984 | KWT-1984-R-687

  11. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 135 of 1983 instituting an office to follow up work permits

    Adoption: 1983-11-19 | KWT-1983-R-39598

    Provides for the establishment of an office to follow up work permits. Empowers the office to investigate into the size and the nature of the labour force in commercial and manufacturing establishments, to report on workers who have violated the labour law and regulations, and to inform the competent authorities of those violations.

  12. Kuwait - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial order No. 60, pertaining to the issue of work cards to workers other than Kuwaitis.

    Adoption: 1982-01-01 | KWT-1982-R-16752


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