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Panel Passes Labour Law Amendments in Favour of Expats in Kuwait

For the longest time, a lot of onlookers, outsiders, and rights groups have seen Kuwait as “anti-expat” based on how the government has dealt its hand in establishing laws and initiatives that do not seem to do more for the huge expat community living in the Gulf state as opposed to what is expected of [...]

In light of the recent controversy brought about by the distasteful disapproval of a social media influencer regarding the labour provisions of the law on domestic helpers in Kuwait, the sad reality is that a wide majority of domestic helpers do not get the prescribed weekly day off, despite the legal provisions to do so. [...]