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
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
The Mars Chocolate Factory in Saudi Arabia was awarded ‘Small Project of the Year’ at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2014 ceremony.
The GCC winners were announced at a recently held Dubai gathering of senior repr
China's factory activity shrank for the fourth straight month in April, signalling economic weakness into the second quarter, a preliminary survey showed on Wednesday, although the pace of decline eased helped by policy steps to arrest the s
Growth in Saudi Arabia's non-oil business activity slowed to a five-month low in March as expansion of new orders and output weakened, and employment fell slightly after 29 consecutive months of growth, a survey showed on Thursday.
Egypt's next president is likely to face a far more complex problem than cracking down on Islamists - meeting the demands of workers desperate for decent jobs and wages.
While the authorities have cowed the Muslim Brotherhood
Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector companies recorded solid growth in February with output, new orders, and employment all continuing to rise, said a report.
However, the growth rates were a little softer, said the S
Manufacturers across Europe and Asia changed down a gear last month as falling demand from abroad hurt Chinese output and European factory growth dipped from January's 2-1/2 year high.
But while the surveys across Asia were mo