Saudi Arabia’s Labour Ministry has made 38 amendments to the kingdom’s labour legislation recently including more training for Saudi workers, longer fixed-term contracts and greater inspection powers for ministry officials, according
Activists have pledged to set up a watchdog to monitor the implementation of new rules regulating labour accommodation in Bahrain.
The Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, reported yesterday (March 31) on a Cabi
Bahrain’s labour fund Taken organised an initiative aimed at providing guidance and mentoring to students and entrants into the labour market, as part of its efforts to directly reach out and engage with the public.
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A proposed change to the law that would have forced employers to release expatriate staff before Bahrainis in the event of financial difficulties or restructuring has been scrapped.
The Shura Council pulled the plug on the amendment to
A major shake-up of Bahrain's largest trade union federation is underway.
The General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU), which until 2012 was the only labour federation in Bahrain, currently has more than 60 separate
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) reaffirmed its status as a company committed to workplace safety with the Alba Labour Union’s recent campaign ‘Our children are waiting for us.’
The opening ceremony of the campaign took
Lifecare Hospital, Baniyas - a unit of VPS Healthcare has initiated its ‘Step Up Campaign’ for a healthier lifestyle at numerous labour camps for workers, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme.
Bahrain’s advancements in the labour market were highlighted during an honouring ceremony yesterday (December 25).
Pioneers and outstanding contributors to the field were presented with awards by Labour Minister Jameel Humai
Gulf and Asian labour ministers have agreed on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf, officials said.
The deal followed two days of
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has provided bronze sponsorship for the ‘Second Exhibition for Women and Labour - Opportunities and Choices.’
The three-day exhibition will run till October 23 at the Bahrain International Exhi