This is the official Kuwait National Holidays of 2019 as per Kuwait Labor Law. To all the Kuwait Workers especially in Food and Beverage Fields, each holiday with work should be paid accordingly with Kuwait Labor Law under Article 68. If your Company will instruct and authorized you to work during these Official Holidays listed in Article 68 of the Labor Law, you must be entitled to get paid 2x, an equivalent of 2 days per day you will be working.
|Tuesday||1 January||New Year’s Day||Official holiday|
|Sunday||February 24||National and Liberation Day Holiday||Official holiday|
|Monday||February 25||National Day||Official holiday|
|Tuesday||February 26||Liberation Day||Official holiday|
|Thursday||March 21||March Equinox||Season|
|Wednesday||April 3||Isra and Miraj||Official holiday|
|Wednesday||June 5||Eid al-Fitr||Official holiday|
|Thursday||June 6||Eid al-Fitr holiday||Official holiday|
|Friday||June 7||Eid al-Fitr holiday||Official holiday|
|Friday||June 21||June Solstice||Season|
|Sunday||August 11||Waqfat Arafat Day||Official holiday|
|Monday||August 12||Eid al-Adha||Official holiday|
|Tuesday||August 13||Eid al-Adha holiday||Official holiday|
|Wednesday||August 14||Eid al-Adha holiday||Official holiday|
|Sunday||September 1||Islamic New Year||Official holiday|
|Monday||September 23||September Equinox||Season|
|Sunday||November 10||The Prophet’s Birthday||Official holiday|
|Sunday||December 22||December Solstice||Season|
|Tuesday||December 31||New Year’s Eve||Observance|
If you don’t have any idea on how to calculate the “Overtime calculation on weekdays and holidays” this Article from Arab Times could be a big help.
For more helpful information please refer to the Kuwait Labor Law website.