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Migrant workers

1 Mar, 2008

Khaleej Times: Proposed Bahrain law allowing expats to change job opposed

By Suad Hamada (Our correspondent) 1 March 2008 MANAMA — The right of foreign workers to shift jobs without the permission of their sponsor to be affective from July...

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29 Feb, 2008

The Economic Times: Bahrain to deport workers who strike, setback for unskilled Indian expats

28 Feb, 2008, 1055 hrs IST, PTI DUBAI: Rattled by the spate of strikes, by the Asian workers, most of whom are Indians, the Bahrain government has said foreign workers who...

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21 Feb, 2008

Press trust of India: Obey the law, Indian workers in Bahrain told

Dubai, Feb 20 (PTI) Indians working in Bahrain must obey local laws and not resort to strikes as such actions are illegal in the Gulf country, Indian...

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18 Feb, 2008

AFP: Bahrain's Asian workers strike as earnings hit

17/02/2008 18:25 MANAMA, Feb 17 (AFP) A series of strikes by low-paid Asian workers in Bahrain has been blamed on the erosion of their meagre earnings as the US dollar slides...

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16 Feb, 2008

Press Trust of India: Bahrain denies India right to fix minimum wage

Friday, February 15, 2008 (Dubai) Amid labour unrest in Bahrain by foreign workers, majority of them Indians, Manama on Friday virtually rejected New Delhi's attempt to fix...

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15 Feb, 2008

Bahrain Tribune: Firm dangles carrot

Tension high as 500 labourers defy striking colleagues Sandeep Singh Grewal Staff Reporter Tension ran high in the G. P. Zachariades labour camp near Durrat Al Bahrain in...

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15 Feb, 2008

GDN: STRIKES BUFFER

By SOMAN BABY Published: 15th February 2008 MANAMA: A trouble-shooting panel cha-rged with heading off labour strikes has been set up by the government. It is to hold...

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15 Feb, 2008

GDN: Back to work as deal halts strike

By Geoffrey bew Published: 15th February 2008 A STRIKE at one of Bahrain's major development projects has ended, with labourers agreeing to return to work today. A...

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15 Feb, 2008

PTI: Bahrain strike called off, wages raised

Dubai, Feb 14 (PTI) A six-day old strike by over 2,000 workers, including 1,400 Indians, at a Bahrain construction firm was withdrawn today after the company management agreed...

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13 Feb, 2008

The Hindu: Row over wages snowballing in Bahrain

Atul Aneja Two workers allegedly deported to India DUBAI: As Bahrain’s construction workers, majority of them Indians, went on strike, officials of...

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