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'File 28/14 Labour employed by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited, Bahrain' [‎194r] (388/525)

The record is made up of 1 file (258 folios). It was created in 1 Nov 1935-9 Dec 1938. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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Salary Advances
termination of his services with the COMPANY.
ON reporting for work the COMPANY shall make to E!.!PLOYEE
on application, an advance not exceeding half
a month's salary, such sum to be deducted in
two equal instalments from the first and second months salary of
the CTLCYEE. The COMPANY is not bound to make any further advances
to the EITLCYEE at any time.
EMPLOYEE agrees to receive at his own risk and at the
4 expense of COMPANY and from a Doctor in the
Physical Examination.
Zone of Operations designated by the COMPANY
such inoculations vaccinations as shall be specified by the COMPANY.
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i /HILE EITLOYEE is in the Zone of Operations, COMPANY
shall either furnish him free quarters through
available facilities which EMPLOYEE shall be
required to utilise, or grant him an adequate allowance in lieu of
free quarters.
COMPENSATION will be paid in all cases of disability
from injury (including occupational diseases and
death; when the injury shall proximately cause
death) arising out of and sustained in the course of employment and
in determining the amount of such compensation the COMPANY will be
guided by the Workmen's Compensation Act of India and in no event
shall the COMPANY be liable for the payment of compensation in sx
excess of that provided in said Act for a disability of the nature
suffered by EMPLOYEE.
Medical care.
WHILE in the Zone of Operations, EMPLOYEE shall be
entitled to receive free medical care and
hospital treatment (with diet) through such
facilities as COMPANY shall have available in all cases of sickness
or injury, except when such sickness or injury is directly due to
intoxication is or to the use of alcoholic liquors as a beverage,or
to the use of stimulants or narcotics,or to unlawful acts, or

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The file contains correspondence between the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) representative, the Adviser to the Governement of Bahrain, the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Bahrain and the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. on the employment of Bahrain, Indian, British and American labour by BAPCO for the construction of the Refinery in Bahrain, and on the working conditions in the BAPCO camps. The file includes draft contracts and correspondence on cases of unlawful emigration from India and Persia to Bahrain and on the working conditions of Indian labour.

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1 file (258 folios)

The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the file (folios 231-259). The notes refer to documents within the file; they give a brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the file.

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The main foliation, which should be used for referencing, is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the front cover, on number 1, and ends on the last folio of writing, on number 259. There is another foliation sequence, not circled and incomplete.

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