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
Around 70 Bahraini workers dismissed from their jobs during Bahrain's unrest staged a flash protest yesterday (August 1) inside the Labour Ministry, in Isa Town.
Some of the workers came with their children to protest against their dismiss
A total of 564 workers sacked as a consequence of the recent unrest in Bahrain have been reinstated so far, while dismissals of 370 workers had nothing to do with recent incidents, said the kingdom’s Labour Minister.
A total of 244 sacked
Unionists have registered 1,224 workers allegedly sacked in connection with Bahrain's unrest.
Absenteeism during a wave of anti-government protests is one of the main complaints of their former employers.
The General Federation
The fate of hundreds of sacked Bahraini workers will top the agenda of a meeting today between unionists and a top International Labour Organisation (ILO) official.
Director-general Juan Somavia arrived in Bahrain, heading a high-level del
Unionists in Bahrain continued to register dismissed workers from private and public sectors, with 46 workers coming forward yesterday to list their details.
This takes the total number to 881 sacked workers, who have been visiting the Gen
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.