الأحد, 03 نيسان/أبريل 2022 10:26

Labor-Exporting Embassies Engage in Training on Kuwaiti Labor Law

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Mr. Khaled Al-Hamidi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwait Society for Human Rights, stated that a number of representatives of the embassies of labor-exporting countries in Kuwait, have participated in a training program implemented by the Kuwait Society for Human Rights with the aim of strengthening the concepts of Kuwaiti labor law.

Al-Humaidi indicated that the goal of the program is to know the challenges facing embassies while working to protect the rights of their citizens in order to come up with a joint working mechanism with a number of embassies of labor-exporting countries to protect the rights of workers in Kuwait.

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During the two-day program, in cooperation with the American Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), Moncef Al-Khelaifi, Social Affairs Adviser at the Tunisian Embassy in the State of Kuwait, stated that the participation of the Tunisian Embassy in the program stems from the premise that it is important for all parties, individuals and embassies in Kuwait to Be aware of labor rights, and pointed out that the Tunisian embassy provides training courses for their citizens, so it was important to participate in the program because it represented an opportunity to know the rights and duties of all workers, especially in work contracts.

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For his part, Mr. Muhammad Mamshad, a translator at the Sri Lankan Embassy in Kuwait, said that 90 percent of Sri Lankan workers are treated well in the State of Kuwait, where they receive their dues in a timely manner, and they have good housing, noting that he expects the coming period to witness cooperation with the Kuwaiti Society He pointed out in the context of his speech that the benefit of participating in the (Labour Law Concepts) program organized by the Kuwait Society for Human Rights in cooperation with the American Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) was to know the procedures The progress of labor complaints, and he said:

"The State of Kuwait is making tremendous efforts in protecting the rights of domestic workers, and we appreciate that."

It is worth mentioning that the program is one of the activities of the Ma'an 3 project to raise awareness of migrant workers in Kuwait, and was preceded by the formation of a group of workers' friends, as well as activities aimed at raising workers' awareness of their rights in the State of Kuwait.

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