Bahrain has announced a new system to provide basic health care for its private sector workers.
Health Minister Sadiq Al Shehabi said the system now compels companies with less than 50 workers to take part in facilities provided b
Bahrain's national workforce has outgrown the annual rate of expatriate workers entering the local jobs market.
According to latest Labour Ministry statistics, the number of Bahraini workers grew by 2.2 per cent per annum, com
Gulf and Asian labour ministers have agreed on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf, officials said.
The deal followed two days of
Technologies are disrupting the traditional work patterns in the Middle East to such a degree that soon the term ‘office’ will become obsolete, according to an expert.
In its place will be a new model for work –
An Indian worker who has not seen his family for 25 years is due to return home tomorrow (July 12).
Parasuram Hublikar came to Bahrain in 1976 to work as a garage mechanic, but was slapped with a travel ban in
An Arabic translation of a novel by a former Bahrain resident has been banned in two Gulf states.
Aadujeevitham (Goat Days) was written by the author Benyamin and tells the story of an abused migrant worker in
An investigation has been launched into an attack on a shop worker, who was stabbed and beaten by a group of thugs on a busy road in Hoora, Bahrain.
Police sources said the gang of eight raided Lens Mobiles sho
An estimated 2,000 workers who downed tools last week after trashing a factory have agreed to report for duty today (June 17) following a pay rise.
Staff of MRS Fashions, which manufactures garments for US comp
Striking workers at a Riffa garment factory now face deportation if they do not return to work today (June 16) following an ultimatum issued by the Labour Ministry yesterday.
An estimated 2,000 workers at MRS F
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