Al-Shehabi Warns: Unemployment Level Reached 20%, Public Debt would Devalue Dinar
The Secretary-General of the General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB), Abdulqader Al-Shehabi, warned against the effects of proceeding in the policy of employing foreigners, indicating that the unemployment rate among Bahrainis eligible to work reached 20%.
Bahraini Females Amount to 75% of Qualified Unemployed: GFBTU
The General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) said that Bahrain's unemployed women account for about 75% of the country's total eligible unemployed.
GFWTUB Calls to Stop Working in "Flexible Work Permit" System
The General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB) said that May 1st comes this year in the light of exceptional circumstances labor movement is facing everywhere on the earth, as the Coronavirus pandemic invaded the world.
After Withdrawal of 4 Unions, “Gongo” Union to Disunite
The “Gongo” union that seceded from the General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB) is to disunite after withdrawal of four unions affiliated with it.
Company Owned by Former Minister Late in Payment of Salaries of 1,200 Employees: Local Newspaper
A large company owned by a former Bahraini minister that works in the field of electricity services has stopped paying the salaries of all its 1,200 employees and workers for three months, a local newspaper said, quoting trade union sources.
Trade Unions Federation President: MPs Disappointed Bahrain Workers, Facilitated Infringement on their Funds
he Secretary General of the General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB), Hassan Al-Halwaji, expressed his regret that those who are considered representatives of the people passed the proposed amendments to the Unemployment Fund law and disregarded and facilitated the encroachment on the workers' funds instead of protecting them.
Bahrain Trade Unions Federation Hopes New Employment Project Will be Serious and Transparent Unlike Previous Programs
The General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB) hoped that the national employment project will not be like the many previous programs that lacked seriousness and transparency.
Alba Company Fires Workers Only for Being Interrogated by Interior Ministry
The Assistant Secretary for International Relations of the General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain, Karim Radhi, revealed the ongoing dismissal of employees from Bahrain Aluminum, Alba.
GFBTU Refuses Using "Unemployment" Savings to Finance Budget Deficit
The Secretary General of the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU), Hassan Al-Halwachi, was surprized about the statement issued by an MP regarding the inclination of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives to introduce a legislation allowing the use of the unemployment insurance fund savings to fund the general budget deficit.
Bahrain’s Trade Unions Federation Says Hundreds of Workers Haven’t Received Wages since Months
General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain expressed concern over the continued deprivation of hundreds of Bahraini and non-Bahraini workers of their wages.
Trade Unions Federation Expresses Concern over Removing Isa Town Farmer Market Tents
The General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB) expressed its deep concern regarding the fate of farmer market booths owners in the town of Isa, as the municipality attempted to remove all their tents in an arbitrary and unjust way. This caused controversy and shock in the public opinion.
Trade Union Calls on Electricity Minister to Intervene and Re-employ 8 Dismissed Employees
The Assistant Secretary-General for the Public Sector in the General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain, Hussein al-Asfour, called on the Minister of Electricity and Water Abdul Hussain Mirza to intervene to end the suffering of eight employees that have been dismissed from the Electricity and Water Authority for nearly two years.
GFBTU Calls on Government to Facilitate Passage of Workers and Teachers From and to Diraz
The General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFBTU) stressed...
Bahrain Trade Unions: Gov’t Unilateral Decision to Raise Gasoline Prices Violates Constitution
The General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain (GFWTUB) said that the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices violates both the text and spirit of a principle confirmed by the constitution, which is not resorting to steps that would rest additional financial burdens on citizens.
General Federation Meets ILO Director-General & Discusses Implementing Tripartite Agreement
Bahrain Mirror: The General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain said that it met with the International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General, Guy Ryder, in its headquarters in the al-Adliya on the sidelines of Ryder’s visit to Bahrain.