Director-general Juan Somavia arrived in
"The ministry has highlighted in the past and will once again discuss with the officials that the strike call was illegal.
"We don't mind discussing the issue related to the sacked workers. There is a process in place and each case is being evaluated. Companies are summoned if a worker is found to be unfairly dismissed."
The GFBTU called a nationwide strike on February 20, but called it off after security forces withdrew from the Pearl Roundabout. It then announced an indefinite strike on March 13 in solidarity with anti-government protesters, after police tried to evict them from outside the
It has listed 961 workers so far since it opened registration at its premises in Adliya on April 6.
"The companies have taken measures in line with laws and regulations," first deputy chairman Ibrahim Mohammed Ali Zainal said as he received Mr Loqman.