Bahrain: ‘Rise In Xenophobia Among Workforce’

Bahrain- ‘Rise In Xenophobia Among Workforce’
Representatives from prominent trade unions said that they have been lately observing a rise in xenophobic tendencies in the country’s workforce.

Representatives from prominent trade unions said that they have been lately observing a rise in xenophobic tendencies in the country’s workforce.

The tightening financial situation since the oil price collapse a few years ago has been contributing to a rise in xenophobia among the workforce, according to the representatives.

They said that xenophobia exists among both expatriates and Bahrainis, adding that the phenomenon is not widespread but is ‘hidden’ and is a contributing factor to clashes between employers and employees in some cases.

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