“The Kafala is a System of Slavery,” an interview with the Kuwait Trade Union Federation

Abdulrahman al-Ghanim is the general secretary of the Kuwait Trade Union Federation. He is also in charge of the Expat Workers Office, which operates under of the federation. This office, despite legal and political limitations,


Kuwait gants USD 500,000 for ILO in occupied territories

Kuwait granted on Monday the International Labor Organization half a million US dollars bringing its total contributions dedicated to promoting decent work and social justice in the occupied Palestinian territory


Workers face jail, fine for causing financial loss to state

As grace-period the Minister of Oil, State Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Dr Ali Al-Omair gave for the oil sector syndicates to call off or suspend their intended strike ended Saturday, knowledgeable sources affirmed that government will not allow any action that may cause the economy to incur nearly $350 million losses each day to the detriment of the nation.


Kuwait oil workers postpone strike

Kuwaiti oil workers threatening to strike over a pay dispute have put on hold industrial action until March to avoid disruptions during National Day celebrations, Kuwait Times reported.


union: Kuwait oil workers' strike "inevitable"


Kuwait’s oil workers are threatening to go on strike over a pay dispute, according to a report by Kuwait Times newspaper.


In a statement released via social media website Twitter, the Kuwait Oil Workers Union said talks with Oil Minister Ali Al Omair and state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation on Monday had “failed” after the government rejected the union’s demands.




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