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Kuwait: 400 private security & cleaning staff owed 4 months' wages by co. contracted by multiple public bodies

Kuwait City

"No salary since February for hundreds working in Kuwait," 12 June 2021

Hundreds of security guards, porters and cleaners working at public institutions haven’t received their salaries since February. All of these employees work in the public sector but are employed by a private company that has a contract with these public institutions and is in charge of paying their salaries...

Around 300 guards, porters and cleaners working for the company at [Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources] have not received their salaries since February.

Another employee from Bangladesh who serves tea and coffee at a Jahra municipal office and employed by the same company said he hasn’t received his salary since March...

around 100 employees working at the Jahra municipal office haven’t been paid since March.