Kuwait Society for Human Rights launched hotline to help expat workers
Kuwait Society for Human Rights launched a “hotline 22215150” to raise awareness of migrant workers in Kuwait of their various legal rights and duties.
The hotline operates in five different languages including “Arabic, English, Filipino, Hindi and Urdu” in order to receive as many inquiries as possible about labor laws, ministerial decisions and legal procedures to protect rights.
Chairman of the board of Kuwait Society for Human Rights Khalid Al-Hamidi said that Through the hotline, legal advice can be sought as it will be answered by specialized experts and it provides a service of responding to all the migrant workers’ questions on laws and procedures concerning labor rights.
The hotline received many complaints, including “cancellation and transfer, recovery of passport, claim for financial dues, final cancellation of travel and a number of problems faced by migrant workers.”