Hundreds of employees of garment factories in Bahrain have been laid off as a key clause in the US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA) expires tomorrow, a report in the Gulf Daily News, our sister newspaper said.
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Negotiations are underway with owners of a garment factory to call off plans to close operations in Bahrain.
MRS Fashions, which exports up to 70 per cent of its products to the US, said it will shut down after
Around 2,000 workers at a Bahrain garment factory - which makes clothes for US retailers Macy's, JC Penney and Walmart - continued their strike for a second day yesterday.
The Indian and Bangladeshi employe