Teachers’ Retirement Roundup: School Guards in Classes and Students Spending their Days in the Playground
The President of CSB, Ahmed bin Zayed Al-Zayed, said that in order to ensure the functioning of the course of the educational process and interest of students are not affected, it was decided that June 30, 2019 would be the last day for the employees working in educational and administrative jobs in schools, who were accepted in the voluntary retirement program.
2019 Roundup: Gov’t Seizes 230 Million Dinar from Unemployment Fund to Finance Voluntary Retirement
On March 11, 2019, the government urgently made amendments to the Unemployment Insurance Law, which included raising the unemployment allowance to 200 dinars for academics and 150 dinars for others, noting that the allowance would continue for 9 months.
Social Insurance Board of Directors hasn't Convened since Year: Newspaper
The board of directors of Public Authority for Social Insurance has not met for a year, local Al-Bilad newspaper said, noting that the last meeting was held in November 2018.
One Month after Beginning of Scholastic Year, Classes without Teachers and Students Not Receiving Enough Education
It has been one month after schools started in Bahrain, but what are the education results achieved during this month? It is good that a senior government official invited the schools’ principals to a workshop to listen to their answers to this question.
CSB Confirms Ban on Return of Voluntarily Retirees with Temporary or Partial Contract: Newspaper
Local Al-Bilad newspaper said that the Civil Service Bureau confirmed the ban on return of voluntary retired employees to the government job on a temporary or partial contract.
Last Batch of Voluntary Retirees Receive their Pensions: Civil Service Bureau
Civil Service Bureau president Ahmed Al-Zayed confirmed that the last batch of voluntary retirement scheme beneficiaries in the health sector received their pensions as the Civil Service Bureau completed implementation of the program according to it's timeline.
2,242 New Retirees during 2018: Statistics
A statistics released by the Social Insurance Organization revealed that the total number of new retirees reached 2,242, including 9 disciplinary retirees, and 3 retirees due to judicial rulings during 2018.
1800 Employees Left Health Ministry within "Voluntary Retirement Program"
Member of Commission of Inquiry on "Bahrainization of Jobs, Yousef Zainal, said that the Health Minister Faeqa Al-Saleh confirmed the voluntary retirement of 1800 from the Health Ministry, including 58 doctors.
7500 Foreigners Work in Gov't Sector, Cost 15% of State Budget Expenses: CSB
The Civil Service Bureau said that the number of employees in the government sector will be only 40 thousand after finishing implementing the voluntary retirement program, Al-Ayam newspaper reported.
Civil Service Bureau: Door Opens for Employment in Education Sector after Identifying Jobs
The Civil Service Bureau in Bahrain said that it will announce the employment competition to fill the position of "teacher" in the Ministry of Education after identifying the jobs that need to be announced in the local and foreign media.
Impossible Mission: German Company Seeking Solution for Voluntary Retirees in Education Ministry
German Roland Berger company has begun its work on the restructuring of the Ministry of Education, while specialists are questioning the company's ability to restructure the ministry and cover thousands of voluntary retired teachers and specialists.
Al-Zayed Says Participants will be Compensated from Unemployed Fund Deductions within 3 Years
Head of the Civil Service Bureau Ahmed Al-Zayed said that the revenues of Unemployment Fund reaches 82 million annually, meanwhile, the unemployment benefit is 8 million dinars, noting that the surplus is 74 million.
230M Dinars from Unemployment Fund in Government’s Pocket
The Shura Council in Bahrain approved on Sunday, March 24, 2019, cutting 230 million dinars from the Unemployment Insurance Fund to finance the voluntary retirement program.
Are Bahraini Officials Poking Fun at Bahrainis?
A new sample of official government statements and media reports directed at the Bahraini citizen has emerged. The situation is demeaning to Bahrainis to say the least. Here comes another government action insulting the intelligence of citizens and not giving them any consideration.
Unemployment Fund Surpluses Amount to 80 Million BD Annually, Unemployed Expenses 8 Million BD Only
The local Al-Ayam newspaper reported that the unemployment insurance fund surpluses are 80 million BD per year, while the benefits for the unemployed do not exceed 8 million Bd per year
Head of Emergency Department Denies There’s Crisis after Voluntary Retirement of Dozens of Medical Staff
The head of emergency and accident department at the Salmaniya Medical Complex, Raed Al-Marzouq, denied the existence of a crisis, after dozens of medical staff joined the voluntary retirement program.
Gov’t to Raise Unemployment Benefits by Taking Surplus of Unemployment Fund
There is no legal term that can describe the government's expeditious referral of a bill allowing the government to benefit from the surplus of the Unemployment Insurance Fund to finance the voluntary retirement program.
Gov’t Refers Urgent Bill to the parliament that Allows "Voluntary Retirement" Funding from Unemployment Fund
The government has referred a bill as a matter of urgency that would allow the government to benefit from the surplus of the Unemployment Insurance Fund to fund the voluntary retirement program.
BMA President Warns from Large Gap Caused by Voluntary Retirement in Hospitals
President of Bahrain Medical Association (BMA) Ghada Al-Qasim said that the quitting of a large number of medical and nursing staff working in the national hospitals, including Al-Salmaniya medical complex in particular, will certainly leave an impact and gap.
It’s Very Difficult for Bahrainis to Hear such Words
t is very difficult for Bahrainis, who are marginalized in their own country, to hear their PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa say that the government “doesn’t accept those competing with Bahrainis over their livelihoods”