The new decision removes restrictions on the provision of health insurance to expatriates over 60 of the listed companies.
Regarding the executive regulations of Law No. 68 of 2015 Regarding domestic workers - specifying the duration of the annual leave is at least one month after the lapse of eleven years of work
56 provisions to regulate the registration, renewal, and cancelation of work permits in Kuwait. Inlcudes ban on employers in the private sector and oil sector from withholding the passports of foreign workers. (Art. 38.)
In January 2020, the Philippine government imposed a total ban on sending Filipino workers to Kuwait after the death of an overseas Filipino worker in Kuwait. This ban was lifted in February, accompanied by the First Joint Committee Meeting on the 2018 Philippines-Kuwait Agreement on the Deployment of Domestic Workers. During the meeting, officials discussed several protection measures for Filipino domestic workers that are to be institutionalized.
The Governments of Kuwait and India signed a MoU that outlines the two countries’ cooperation regarding matters of Indian domestic workers in Kuwait, especially providing stronger safeguards for Indian domestic workers which include many female workers in Kuwait. The MoU is valid for five years and incorporates provision for automatic renewal.
Kuwait and India signed a MOU that created a framework for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers.