A guide to Domestic Workers’ Working Hours and Holidays, iiQ8

 


A guide to Domestic Workers’ Working Hours and Holidays

A guide to Domestic Workers’ Working Hours and Holidays, iiQ8 1

Working hours of domestic workers in Kuwait can be the longest and most unpredictable. But regulating their work is an essential issue. For work-life balance, one should take in special consideration to articles drawn by the Domestic workers’ law to ensure improvement in living conditions. Domestic worker laws provide the following terms and conditions.

Clause The Right Article       
12 Hours Maximum Working Day The maximum working hours for domestic workers is 12 hours a day, punctuated by breaks. • Article 22(2) Domestic Workers Law• Article 13(2) Executive Regulations
Annual and Weekly Time-off The domestic worker is entitled for a rest day at least one day per week, and receive paid annual leave • Article 22(3) Domestic Workers Law

• Article 13(3) Executive Regulations

 

Sanction Report to Evidence      
• Suspension of the granting of entry visas to the employer for 6 months• Considering the hours and days of work as overtime Domestic Employment Department
  •  Witnesses
  •  Lack of evidence of overtime payments
  •  Allegation
• Suspension of the granting of entry visas to the employer for 6 months• Considering the hours and days of work as overtime Domestic Employment Department
  • Allegation
  • Witnesses

 

Source – Times Kuwait


 

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