Kuwait labor law for private companies Expats in Kuwait Filipinos in Kuwait Kuwait Info Kwentong OFW 

Saturdays not counted as Paid Annual Holiday for Private Sector in Kuwait

Saturdays not counted as Paid Annual Holiday for Private Sector in Kuwait Kuwait Labor Law No. 6 of year 2010 for the Private Sector was recently amended. Article 70 which is about Paid Annual Holidays is somehow the main point of change. Before, the law stated that employees shall be entitled to a 30-day paid annual leave, which shall not be computed among the official holidays or sick days. Now, the new law states that employees shall be entitled to a 30-day paid annual leave, which shall not be computed…

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Medical Insurance Expats in Kuwait Filipinos in Kuwait Health Information News OFW 

Increase of Medical Fees for Expats and Visitors Takes Effect on October 1st

Effective October 1, 2017 the Ministry of Health in Kuwait has increased the medical fees for expats and visitors.   Below are the fees for expats who pay the annual health insurance;   Polyclinics Getting medical treatment from KD 1 to KD 2.   Public Hospitals Getting medical treatment from KD 2 to KD 5. Outpatient clinics from KD 2 to KD 10. Stay at the Intensive care Unit (ICU) which is presently free, will cost 50 per day. Stay in public wards which is also currently free, will cost…

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IDOLE OFW ID Card Expats in Kuwait Filipinos in Kuwait Philippine Embassy News POLO OWWA Kuwait 

Paglilinaw Tungkol sa iDOLE OFW ID

Naglabas ng announcement ang Embahada / POLO-OWWA ng Kuwait tungkol sa ibinabalitang iDOLE OFW ID. PAGLILINAW TUNGKOL SA OFW ID July 12 ang launching ng OFW ID. Hindi pa po namimigay ng OFW ID at hindi pa po tapos ang guidelines ukol sa OFW ID. Hintayin po ang mga susunod na announcement para sa tamang proseso ng pagkuha ng OFW ID. Ang mga manggagawang magbabakasyon sa Pilipinas ay kailangan pa rin kumuha ng OEC o kaya ay OEC exemption.

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