Monday 30 November 2015
Minimum wages

MPs approve BD300 minimum wage for Bahrainis

Bahrain’s MPs have approved a bill that effectively guarantees a BD300 ($792) minimum wage for Bahraini employees and pensioners in the private sector. They defied the government and voted in favour of setting up a fund that


Bahrain set to revise minimum wages

Bahrain is considering major changes to the minimum wage system, hoping to scrap informal unified minimum wages in the private sector and replace them with salaries that would depend on people's job titles, said to a top government official.


$520 minimum wage for Omanis

Oman has raised minimum wages by 43 per cent for national workers in the private sector, the country's official news agency said, after consumer prices increased at their fastest pace in four months in December. The sultanate increased


Go-ahead for $795 minimum wage in Bahrain

Government workers and military personnel stand to get pay rises after a BD300 ($795.7) minimum wage was approved by parliament. MPs yesterday voted in favour of the new government minimum wage bill, despite reservations on the Shura Counc

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