December 8, 2016      00:04

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Verbal termination of employee is a violation to the labor law





Termination should be done through official letter with 90 days termination period

Kuwait: An employer or company has no right to verbally terminate any employee for any reason, Acting Director of the Public Authority for Manpower Abdullah Al-Mutawtah said.

The labor law in the private sector stipulates that termination should be done through an official letter signed by the employer and has a specified date, while an employee is given the legal 90 days’ termination period, he explained.

“Verbal termination is a violation to the labor law, and such practice is subject to punishment according the law,” he explained. — Al-Anbaa

Source: Kuwait Times [Link]



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