DHL Bahrain Union holds an organizing seminar for Bahraini trade unions

February 13, 2014

The DHL Trade Union held an organizing seminar in the Kingdom of Bahrain in coordination with the ITF Arab World office, and the supervision of its affiliate, the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU).

Ahmed Abd El Amir, the international relations officer at DHL union in Bahrain was among the speakers at the seminar. Representatives from Aramex union, flight attendants’ union, ports’ union, Bahraini airport services union (BAS), and gulf air union attended the seminar.

Participants used the ITF organizing manual as a guideline, and at the end of the seminar, participants agreed on:

  • The Formation of a transport committee under the umbrella of the (GFBTU).
  • Solidarity of transport unions in the Kingdom of Bahrain with all suspended or dismissed unionists around the world.
  • The formation of network of Bahraini unions to communicate and share experiences with other unions, based on the commitment made to communicate at Jordan’s conference.
  • Holding training workshops for transport unions on a regular basis.

The GFBTU thanked the ITF for its continuous support to trade unions in Bahrain, as well as the efforts made by DHL trade union to arrange the seminar.

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