Failure of Dialogue between BCCI and Gov’t on Flexible Work Permits...Likely Confrontation in Parliament
Although multiple Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) meetings were held with Bahraini Finance Minister and Industry and Commerce Minister, it doesn’t seem that both parties are heading towards a compromise on a certain method, especially regarding the flexible work permit issue.
Minister Al-Buainain was Right, Numbers are Proof
Minister Ghanem Al-Buainain did not lie when he said that “the Civil Service Bureau does not act alone, but implements state policy”. Yes, it favors foreigners and anyone who thinks otherwise is wrong.
What’s behind Crown Prince's Move on Unemployment & Bahraini Traders’ Crisis?
The ball of fire has grown— the louder the voices of disgruntled unemployed graduates become and the more the rivalry of foreigners with Bahraini merchants in the market intensifies, the harder it becomes for these issues to be avoided by the authorities.
Bahrain First, but Bahrainis Come in Third Place in their Country
Since 11 years ago, the Bahraini Ministry of Education has been holding a major annual festival attended by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa under the slogan “Bahrain first”, but this event did not manage to shift the king and government’s convictions, putting the Bahraini citizen first.
Bahrainis are Minority in Labor Market: Third in Place after Indian and Bengali Nationals
The number of Indian foreign workers in Bahrain working in the private sector reaches about a quarter of a million, specifically 223,998 Indian workers, according to official statistics, thus making the Indian community the largest working force among the nationals residing in the Bahrain, who have been brought to the kingdom from 161 countries.
Bahraini Citizen is Last Concern of Country's Officials, Majeed Milad
Activist Majeed Milad spoke via his Twitter page of how foreigners in Bahrain are favored over Bahraini citizens, and how citizens are not a priority on the officials lists.
15% of Gov’t Employees in Bahrain are Foreigners
The number of foreign workers in the public sector has reached 15% of the total number of employees in ministries and government bodies, according to official statistics published by the local daily Al-Ayyam on Saturday (February 2, 2019).
Union Leader: Foreigners Controlling Bahraini Companies Brought their Relatives after Dominating Employment
Assistant Secretary-General for General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions Abdelwahed Al-Najjar said “there are some companies controlled by foreigners, thus, Bahraini citizen is not given priority in employment,” adding that “the absence of a law requiring priority of employing Bahrainis has led to increased dominance of foreigners in many companies.”
Labor Ministry Disappoints Citizens Again: Companies and Institutions are not Obliged to Prioritize Bahrainis Employment
Bahraini Undersecretary of Ministry of Labor Sabah Al-Dosari said that companies and institutions are not obligated to prioritize Bahraini employment, as the Bahraini economy is an open economy.
Responses to Bahraini Industry Minister: How Did You Reach Your Ministry Post, Via Your Surname or Creativity?!
Two strikes by the Minister of Industry Zayed Al-Zayani have stirred the Bahraini social media, causing outrage.
Bahrain: Level of Bahrainization Decreased to 86%
Civil Service Bureau in Bahrain announced that the percentage of Bahrainis in the government sectors declined to 86% after it was 91%, after the increase of government reliance on foreigners throughout the past years.
Mohammad Khatem Arrested for 7 Days over Charge of Inciting Hatred against Regime
The Public Prosecution ordered on Wednesday (August 29, 2018) to arrest Bahraini citizen Mohammad Khatem for 7 days pending investigation, after accusing him of inciting hatred against the regime.
Bahrain: Doctors Unemployed since 3 Years Call on Government to Employ them
Bahraini doctors expressed their disappointment at the delay of the Ministry of Health in employing them, despite the fact that they graduated from the Arabian Gulf University more than 3 years ago
Bahrain Female Doctors Constitute Only 64% of Public Sector
Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women in Bahrain, Hala Al-Ansari, said that the percentage of Bahraini female doctors of the total Bahraini doctors reached 64% in the official hospitals and 26% in the private ones.
Ministry of Labour Holds General Recruitment Exhibition, Unemployment Increases among University Students
The Ministry of Labour and Social Development will be holding the General Recruitment Exhibition on August 1, in the ministry lobby in Isa Town.
“Tamkeen” Launches Program to Provide Unemployed with Practical Experience in Private-Sector Institutions
Tamkeen has launched its Internship Scheme to provide interns with opportunity to gain practical experience through a training period with an institution in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahraini Arrested outside Cabinet Bldg after Protesting 5-Year Unemployment
The Bahraini authorities arrested on Sunday (July 15) Bahraini citizen Mohammad Al-Khatem from in front the Cabinet building, after he stood holding a banner that read "I can't find food for my children", protesting against unemployment and his dismissal from work since over 5 years ago.
Bahrain to Employ Hundreds of Indian Nurses While over 500 Bahraini Nurses are Unemployed
Bahrain has announced hundreds of nursing jobs in India, at a time when the number of the unemployed in the nursing domain rises.
Health Ministry Employed 70 Doctors out of 380 Unemployed
Ministry of Health announced the acceptance of 70 doctors for employment out of 380 unemployed doctors who applied for the exam announced by the ministry last April. A number of doctors said that they received calls from the health ministry last Thursday stating that they were accepted in the doctor profession for 2018-2019.
Parliament Agrees to Increase Unemployment Allowance to 200 for Undergraduates, 150 for Others
House of Representatives agreed in its session to increase unemployment benefits for undergraduates from 1500 to 200 BD monthly.