More than 360 of Bahrain’s outstanding employees were honoured yesterday marking Labour Day, said a report.
Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan presented the awards at separate ceremonies hosted by Bahrain's largest trade un
Officials from the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) will attend a conference in Kuwait next week in a move to encourage expatriates to join trade unions.
Activities and programmes head Karim Radhi said less than 10 per ce
Bahrain has reiterated its commitment to guarantee all legal and labour rights, in line with international covenants.
However, it stressed the need to abide by the law on trade unions and other Bahraini legislations.
Bapco has suspended 50 employees for their involvement in a strike called by the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions last month.
Forty other employees, who have been investigated, will face action soon, said a statement.
Trade unionists in Bahrain have agreed to continue with a week-old national strike indefinitely.
The decision was taken yesterday during an urgent meeting of the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions, an umbrella organisation tha