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Workers query unfair bonus disbursements
July 6, 2016, 10:09 am

Head of the Labor Union of Kuwait Municipality Eng. Mohammad Al-Mutairi said the board of the union has been carefully following up the disbursement of excellent performance bonuses for some employees while it has been postponed for many others and the rest have been denied the bonus completely, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

Al-Mutairi revealed that many employees have been enquiring about the reasons why the issue is being handled in such a manner, affirming that all employees of Kuwait Municipality deserve excellent performance bonuses as they work in sensitive positions that necessitate dedicated and accurate performance.

He indicated that the unfair disbursement of the bonuses has psychologically affected the employees, which will in turn have an impact on the quality of their performance especially since their expenditures are generally high during Eid Al-Fitr. Al-Mutairi urged the senior officials of Kuwait Municipality to expedite reforming the allowance plan so that it ensures justice for all employees.

Assistant Undersecretary for General Education at Ministry of Education Fatmah Al-Kandari declared that two heads of departments will be appointed for each subject in schools with more than 700 students starting from the upcoming academic year, reports Al-Anba daily. Following the meeting of directors of educational zones headed by her, Al-Kandari affirmed that no reshuffling will be carried out among school directors who served for more than 30 years. She urged the directors of educational zones to submit their plans for the academic year of 2017/2018, provided the plan is applicable and realistic.

Regarding the students who have returned from medical trips overseas and were absent for the exams of fourth phase, Al-Kandari clarified that it has been agreed by director of the school that such students are not obligated to perform the exam, adding that the cases of sick students will be reviewed and presented to the medical committee affiliated to the office of the Assistant Undersecretary for General Education Affairs so that the exam dates can be allotted accordingly.

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