New Labor Contacts for Household workers Free renewed, iiQ8 info

Kuwait City, 8th August 2022:

New Labor Contacts for Household workers Free renewed, iiQ8 info

#Kuwait The Ministry of Commerce & Industry issued a decision on Sunday (7th August 2022) setting a maximum fee for the #domestic labor recruitment contracts. The fees are adjusted based on the countries from which the workers were originally hired in addition the fees approved in the resolution shall exclude the annual airfare tickets.

Labor contracts for household service workers from:

◾️ #Philippines KD850.

◾️ #India, #SriLanka & #Nepal: KD700.

◾️ #African countries: KD500 & KD350 for those with special passports.

Violators of the said fees shall be penalized as per the decision’s second article, the ministerial decision shall be under reconsideration after 6 months.

#Kuwait amends fee for #domestic labour recruitment
KD850 for worker recruited from Philippines, KD700 for those from India, Sri Lanka
Kuwait has amended fees for recruiting new domestic workers from abroad as the country seeks to end a shortage in this category of manpower.
Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce, Industry Fahad Al Shuraian, who is also the Minister of Social Affairs and Community Development, has issued a decree modifying the recruitment fees exclusive of travel ticket prices, Al Anba newspaper has reported.
According to the ministerial decree, a contract for a domestic worker recruited from the Philippines is set at KD850 ($2,771) and at KD700 per worker from India and Sri Lanka, the paper added. Contract value for domestic labour from African countries is set at KD500 per worker, the report said.
Violators of the fee cap stipulated in the decree will be punished. The decree will be considered six months after issuance, according to the paper that carried a copy of the decree.
Kuwait is suffering from an acute of domestic workers as a result of travel and recruitment restrictions prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The curbs have recently been largely relaxed amid government efforts to expand potential labour-exporting markets

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