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Sick tax a band-aid solution?

Will the 60dhs doctor's note curb absenteeism, or is it a money-maker for the DHA?

May 1, 2013 3:11
Vacation time

Vacation time

Bahrain has just approved a proposal to increase the annual leave for private sector employees by a week. Predictably, businessmen and employers are annoyed.

January 14, 2010 2:35
“Government employee: Absent ma’am”

“Government employee: Absent ma’am”

The Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia is suffering from a major problem of absenteeism, according to a recent report.

December 28, 2009 3:47
The rising illness

The rising illness

Bahrain, which is suffering from high rates of absenteeism at work, has now approved a new plan that allows civil servants in the country to take a week off to support ill family members.

October 20, 2009 2:16