Labour Rights On Agenda

August 2006
Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Aug2006, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p9
Country Report
Country Report
The article discusses on the planned reforms on the labour laws specifically for the expatriate workers in Bahrain. The move is being discussed by the Parliament as part of its political agenda as violence against foreign workers are increasing and would make labour market more flexible. The abuses against immigrant workers which was given so much attention by the local media has been added to the governments existing economic motivation on implementing a labour reforms.


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