Present economic challenges will be the focus of a meeting of a major trade union federation next month in Bahrain, a report said.
Social security and trade union rights will also be discussed at the general assembly of the Genera
Trade unionists protested outside the headquarters of soccer's governing body Fifa on Thursday with red cards over labour rights in Qatar, host nation for 2022 World Cup.
Around 100 protesters from Building
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, is not planning any further redundancies this year, according to trade unionists.
The airline refused to confirm it had put its redundancy scheme on hold, but the Gulf Air Trade Union (GA
Legal action could now be taken on behalf of 34 former employees of Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air, who were made redundant as part of a major downsizing of the airline, said trade unionists.
The General Federation of B
Unionists at Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, have demanded the reinstatement of 34 employees, who lost their jobs weeks before the airline reopened its voluntary redundancy scheme (VRS).
Gulf Air Trade Union (GATU) has
Union leaders at Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air fear the management is trying to drive a wedge between them and the workforce following a proposal by the company to oversee the process of union membership.
The airline has
The trade union members of Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, met yesterday (May 14) to draw up a plan of action if Bahrain's national carrier resumes compulsory redundancies, a report said.
The union now plans to writ
Hundreds of people took part in a Labour Day rally in Bahrain, highlighting the issues of sacked airline staff, low wages and the plight of vulnerable expatriates.
The march was spearheaded by the General Federation of Bahrain Tra
Bahrain national carrier Gulf Air said its management led by Maher Salman Al Musallam, the acting CEO met the representatives from the Ministry of Labour and the airline’s two unions – GATU, NTAGU and CCTU to discus
A trade union federation of Bahrain is exaggerating the number of cases pending of workers sacked during last year's unrest, said a senior government official.
Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan said only 100 such cases remain un