Kuwait: On May 25
The Kuwait Society for Human Rights commends the significant administrative changes with regard to the file of migrant workers in Kuwait, especially domestic workers, which, according to Ministerial Resolution No. 22 of 2022 issued on April 21 regarding the executive regulations of Law No. 68 of 2015 regarding domestic workers, received an annual paid leave of one month.
At least, after she was subject to various estimates, and she was also able to move to another employer, and her additional working hours were set at a maximum of two hours per day, with a half-day wage.
The Kuwait Society for Human Rights had carried out a process of monitoring the administrative changes related to the employment file in Kuwait during the first third of 2022, and it monitored the issuance of a number of various decisions and circulars, beginning with allowing the Public Authority for Manpower to issue work permits for those who reached the age of sixty years and above who hold a certificate The high school stage or less or its equivalent certificates, through the issuance of Circular No. (3) from the Public Authority for Manpower to regulate some procedures of offices and companies recruiting domestic workers, as well as the return of work with the validity of entry visas to the country to 3 months, and the launch of the Public Authority for Manpower and the Ministry of The Ministry of Interior pays and prints the electronic civil work entry visa through the companies’ platform on the official website of the Ministry, in addition to the issuance of Circular No. (1) for the year 2022,
The Public Authority for Manpower regarding (requests for final cancellation of travel - cancellation and transfer outside the sector), and the launch of a new service through an application Facilitate individuals for government transactions, as it has become possible to inquire about the date of the session for a labor complaint that is included in the list of (inquiry services), ending with Ministerial Resolution No. 22 for 2022.
Through its report issued in cooperation with the American Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and the European Union Mission in Kuwait, the Kuwait Society for Human Rights monitored the media's handling of the migrant labor file in Kuwait, in addition to monitoring the moves made by the Ministry of Interior aimed at controlling Violators in the labor market through several moves, most notably the seizure of 30 fake offices of domestic workers, and it also monitored the work statistics of the Department of Regulating the Recruitment of Domestic Workers issued by the Public Authority for Manpower.
The report can be obtained by clicking here: ENGLISH