Radical solutions eyed to provide ‘locals’ jobs.

Head of the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) workers union Abbas Awad revealed an agreement with the CEO of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Sheikh Nawaf Saud Al-Sabah regarding the need to work on completely excluding the oil sector – both old and new workers – from the strategic alternative, while demanding an increase in the salaries of workers in other agencies, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Awad explained that the meeting witnessed an agreement by all parties regarding the importance of developing radical solutions to the issue of employing Kuwaitis in the oil sector and finding immediate solutions to the current crisis in terms of the issue of tests.

In the presence of the CEO of KOC Ahmad Al-Aidan, the Managing Director of Human Resources Hisham Al-Rifai, and the Head of the Workers Union of KPC and the Petrochemical Industries Company Muhammad Al-Otaibi, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Saud promised to find solutions. The meeting touched on issues related to the oil sector, projects and internal files in the oil companies, which require immediate measures and radical solutions to ensure the safety of oil operations and the workers’ rights within the framework of the laws and regulations, and not to delay the decisions concerning these files.

Source- Arab Times.

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