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21 Kuwaiti employees absent without leave

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality recently referred 21 Kuwaiti employees for investigation for not being present at their offices during official working hours. Within its strict measures in terms of attendance and showing up to work, the Municipality’s financial and administrative affairs sector recently inspected the Municipality’s environment affairs department and three landfill sites where the 21 employees were found absent without leave.

Expat labor issues GCC states are currently working on unifying regulations and legislations concerning national and expatriate labor so that it could be endorsed by the end of 2016 and binding to all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. In this regard, Amer Al-Hajari, the manager of the executive office of the council of GCC ministers of social affairs and labor, said that the first issues to be handled when the rules were unified would be expatriate laborers in general and domestic one, in particular.

By A Saleh

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