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Labour disputes in Oman on fast-track resolution system

Muscat: In a first for Oman, expats can now take their labour grievances to a dedicated ‘Reconciliation Committee’, which has the legal power to enforce settlements. The Ministry of Manpower of Oman has announced the pilot scheme in Muscat in an effort to speed up dispute resolution and to free up Ministry of Manpower officials from dealing with employment disputes. ... Read More »

Bahrain’s labour force shrinks

Bahrain’s labour force shrank for the first time in five years in 2017 as the Gulf island kingdom tackled tough economic conditions. In comments carried by state-run Bahrain News Agency, minister of labour and social development Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan said the number of workers in the country decreased by 3.1 per cent from 787,190 in 2016 to 763,112 ... Read More »

UK Labour MP Lewis denies groping claim

UK Labour MP Clive Lewis has “completely” denied an allegation that he groped a woman at the party’s annual conference. The Labour Party is investigating after a formal complaint was made against the Norwich South MP on Friday. The former shadow defence secretary is alleged by the woman to have hugged her and squeezed her bottom at a conference event ... Read More »