Benefits entitled to OFWs in Kuwait
Audrey, Nov 21, 2014
One of the major benefits that overseas Filipino workers or OFWs in Kuwait enjoy is the fact that there is no tax being collected by the government for personal income.
OFWs in Kuwait will receive different compensation and benefit packages depending on whether they work for the public or private sector, their contracts, number of employees their company has, work experience, type of job, duration of contract, competition in the job market, and the nationality.
But OFWs in Kuwait working in the private sector are covered by the labour law enforced by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MSAL). However, this does not include OFWs working as domestic helpers, workers on temporary contractors, and those working in less than six months.
The following benefits are entitled to OFWs working in Kuwait:
· OFWs should be provided by the employer their accommodation or offer rent allowance, and transportation to and from