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Kuwait: Restaurant workers protest three months of unpaid salaries during COVID-19 lock down

"Unpaid salaries for 3 months forces restaurant workers to protest," 7 Jul 2020

Around 150-200 workers of a restaurant chain gathered in Salmiya, immediately security patrols were called and it was found that the workers had not received salaries for last 3 months as restaurants had stopped operating during lock down period where the company administration had not paid salaries.

The workers said that they had [not] enough money for living, the policement of the Salmiya Police Station managed to persuade workers to stay in their homes with a promise to solve their financial problems with the company and they also informed Ministry of Social Affairs, as well as the authorities of the restaurant where the expatriates work. A case of notification was recorded.