Kuwait shifts to Ethiopia for domestic workers after Philippines row - News Summed Up

Kuwait shifts to Ethiopia for domestic workers after Philippines row


Philippines has imposed a total ban on its workforce in KuwaitIn January the Philippines stopped sending workers to Kuwait following reports of abuse by employers. Kuwaiti and Ethiopian officials discussed on Tuesday in Kuwait City a draft memorandum of understanding on recruiting skilled Ethiopian domestic workers. Kuwait has set conditions for hiring Ethiopian domestic workers from Ethiopia including efficiency, previous training and proficiency in speaking the English language, according to media reports. Kuwait has recently embarked on opening up new labour markets after the Philippines banned the dispatch of workers to the country. Last week, the Philippine authorities imposed a ban on the deployment of newly hired workers to Kuwait in reaction to the murder.


Source: Ethiopian News January 22, 2020 10:18 UTC



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