Bahraini Compensated BD5004 for Being Terminated

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A private company was yesterday ordered to pay over BD5,000 to a Bahraini employee who was arbitrarily sacked from his job by the company. This was announced by the Labour Court, which issued its verdict in the case after the employee lodged a complaint last year claiming that he was fired from his job for no valid reason.

The details of the case showed that the plaintiff had joined the company as a salesman in September 2018. It was also proven that the company had repeatedly requested extra services, which were not mentioned in the work contract, from the employee.

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The lawyer said the company gave the employee only a notice of 10 days to leave, and she added that the termination decision came a few days after he requested to be compensated for the extra work he did.

The lawyer demanded the company in the court to pay her client a compensation of BD5,400, but the judges ordered for compensation worth BD5,004 after deliberating the case for a couple of weeks.

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