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Labour rights set to be highlighted in Bahrain

Rights of women in the workforce and expatriate labourers will be highlighted this weekend, as unionists prepare to host a series of Labour Day activities. The country's two main trade unions - General Federation of Bahrain Tr

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Bahrain mulls legalising 'free visa' labour

A study is being carried out to assess the feasibility of legalising the status of tens of thousands of foreign nationals working illegally in Bahrain, said a report. They are referred to as 'free visa' workers and often

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Saudi labour legislation changes to boost Saudisation

Saudi Arabia’s Labour Ministry has made 38 amendments to the kingdom’s labour legislation recently including more training for Saudi workers, longer fixed-term contracts and greater inspection powers for ministry officials, according

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New watchdog to monitor workers’ housing in Bahrain

Activists have pledged to set up a watchdog to monitor the implementation of new rules regulating labour accommodation in Bahrain. The Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, reported yesterday (March 31) on a Cabi

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Tamkeen hosts ‘Discover Opportunities’ event for students

Bahrain’s labour fund Taken organised an initiative aimed at providing guidance and mentoring to students and entrants into the labour market, as part of its efforts to directly reach out and engage with the public. At the &

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Bahrain scraps proposed change to labour law

A proposed change to the law that would have forced employers to release expatriate staff before Bahrainis in the event of financial difficulties or restructuring has been scrapped. The Shura Council pulled the plug on the amendment to

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Bahrain’s labour union federation revamp underway

A major shake-up of Bahrain's largest trade union federation is underway. The General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU), which until 2012 was the only labour federation in Bahrain, currently has more than 60 separate

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Alba Labour Union holds safety campaign

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) reaffirmed its status as a company committed to workplace safety with the Alba Labour Union’s recent campaign ‘Our children are waiting for us.’ The opening ceremony of the campaign took

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Lifecare Hospital launches ’Step Up Campaign’

Lifecare Hospital, Baniyas - a unit of VPS Healthcare has initiated its ‘Step Up Campaign’ for a healthier lifestyle at numerous labour camps for workers, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme.

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Bahrain honours labour pioneers

Bahrain’s advancements in the labour market were highlighted during an honouring ceremony yesterday (December 25). Pioneers and outstanding contributors to the field were presented with awards by Labour Minister Jameel Humai

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