the rights of expatriate workers
the rights of expatriate workers

The Manama Center for Human Rights affirmed the role of the Kingdom of Bahrain in supporting employment, preserving and protecting their rights, raising employment and settlement rates, and providing an appropriate insurance umbrella for them, within an integrated legal system adopted by Bahrain since the issuance of the Trade Union Law in 2002, market and labor fund laws, and unemployment insurance in 2006 and a law Civil Service 2010 and the legislative frameworks to preserve the work rights of citizens, protect and preserve earnings and defend their interests through unions in a democratic framework.

She mentioned that the precautionary national efforts to address and prevent the spread of the Corona virus, which is led by the Bahrain team headed by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, First Deputy Prime Minister, took into account the conditions of national employment within royal directives to address the global repercussions of the spread of the Corona virus, and was paid Salary for employment for a period of 3 months in order to preserve their jobs and stability for their families and society. The Kingdom of Bahrain was a forerunner in this aspect over many countries in which unemployment rates rose dangerously and the employment situation in them was shaken.

The Kingdom of Bahrain also took into account the employment conditions of foreign communities, provided them with quarantine and meals, and raised their awareness in the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus among expatriate workers, which causes an imbalance in the health system, taking into account the reduction in the numerical density of workers' housing, provision of meals, and an adequate living life. This reflects the human view of the Kingdom of Bahrain towards foreign workers at a time when national labor rights are not neglected.

The Manama Center for Human Rights offers salutations and appreciation to every national worker who contributes to building his homeland and supporting his development path through hard work and efforts in various important sectors that contribute to the national economy.