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Bahrain: Hospitality union welcomes employer-employee talks to secure unpaid wages for hotel workers
Author: GDN Online
"Crunch talks to discuss claims of unpaid wages," 29 Apr 2020 Assistant under-secretary for labour affairs Ahmed Al Hayki will today meet representatives of four-star hotels and employees to discuss claims of unpaid wages. Hospitality Workers Trade Un...
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Author: Sebastian Castelier, Asia Times
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Amnesty recommendations for Gulf businesses & govts. aim to improve workers' access to rights after COVID-19
Author: Amnesty International
"COVID-19 makes Gulf countries' abuse of migrant workers impossible to ignore," 30 Apr 2020...
Bahrain: Cos. failing to sterilise "unfit" housing as migrant workers dependent on food aid during COVID-19 outbreak
Author: Migrant Rights
"Food woes for quarantined migrants in Bahrain," 25 Apr 2020...
Gulf employers & govts. should be "accountable" for migrant workers' Covid-19 safety & financial support
Author: The Economist
"The Gulf states should take better care of their migrant workers," 25 Apr 2020...
Gulf migrant workers face economic uncertainty as private sector response to Covid-19 remains inconsistent
Author: Rabiya Jaffery, Open Democracy
"In the Gulf, migrant workers fear for their future," 23 Apr 2020 [Migrant worker Hassan] is in quarantine, food is being provided by the government but he is uncertain about the circumstances once he recovers and can go back to his flat as his compa...
250 construction workers for Bahrain Motors Co. allegedly unpaid for five months; co. did not respond
In April 2020, NGO Migrant Rights reported on a case of labour abuse against 250 construction workers employed by Bahrain Motors Company. The workers allege that they have not been paid for five months and that the company has now stopped providing...
Author: Bahrain Motors Co.
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COVID-19 poses increased risks at intersection of poverty, illegal business activities & rights defense, Front Line Defenders analysis shows
Author: Jewel Joseph & Ed O’Donovan, Front Line Defenders
"Defending rights during a pandemic: Impact of Covid-19 on the safety and work of human rights defenders", 17 Apr 2020...
Author: Migrant Rights
"With banks and money transfer agents closed, migrants struggle to send money home," 20 Apr 2020...
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