Kuwait-Philippines meeting to discuss the latest developments in the recruitment of domestic workers

The head of the Kuwaiti Federation of Owners of Domestic Labor Offices Khaled Al-Dakhnan affirmed the union’s keenness to educate citizens, residents and office owners, of all the terms of the recruitment contract and the Kuwaiti Domestic Workers Law, pointing out that awareness of the rights and duties granted to domestic workers in this law contributes greatly to avoiding many of the problems that Located between the working ends.

Al-Dakhnan said that on the sidelines of his meeting with the Filipino Labor Consul in the country, Nasser Mustafa, that the two sides agreed to organize a joint workshop aimed at educating domestic labor offices and those in charge of them with all articles of Law 68 of 2015 regarding domestic workers, pointing out that this workshop will work to clarify All provisions of the law and their explanation for office owners and employees.

Al-Dakhnan said that a regular meeting is expected between the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Philippine Embassy this month, in order to review the latest developments related to the terms of the memorandum of understanding and update it if necessary.

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He pointed out that Kuwaiti law is one of the best international laws in the field of recruitment, because it grants domestic workers unprecedented rights, and preserves the dignity and rights of domestic workers at all levels. .

In addition, the statistics of the Department of Domestic Labor the number of Filipino domestic workers decreased by 2,543 in the first three months of this year.

Despite the decline, Filipino domestic workers ranked second among the highest numbers of domestic workers in the country after Indian, while the total number of domestic workers until last March reached 651,000 domestic workers. 



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