Sunday 24 June 2018

Bahrain trade union faces legal action

Bahrain's biggest trade union, the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU), which called for nationwide strikes during the recent anti-government protests, faces legal action if its board ignores demands to step down. Some of B


1,123 workers sacked in Bahrain

Sacked workers registered with unionists in Bahrain reached 1,123 yesterday. The General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) said they included 1,090 dismissed from the private sector and 33 from the public sector. A GFBTU spok


Bahrain's trade unions push for basic wage

A new minimum wage is urgently needed to prevent Bahrainis slipping even further into the poverty trap, according to trade unionists. They have accused the government of "looking the other way" as low-income families struggle to make ends

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