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.
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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.
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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