By Waheed Ghanim. This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A fight between the major trade unions in Basra and that state’s authorities highlights the lack of real labour laws in Iraq. Saddam Hussein-era laws mean […]
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According to a report today from Iraq Oil Report, union activists in Iraq's oil sector have been fined and relocated to remote locations as part of a campaign of seeming retaliation against their role in organising workers. The agency also says that following a separate stoppage at the Basra refinery in 2010, 16 workers were […]
Indian labourers who had been using the UAE as a gateway to enter Iraq can now get to that country directly, following the Indian Government's move to lift a ban on recruitment of Indians to work in Iraq.