New labour welfare projects to be launched in Bahrain

A NUMBER of labour-centric initiatives will be launched in Bahrain this year to safeguard the welfare of expatriate workers and employers.

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) is undertaking these programmes under the motto, ‘Leaving No-one Behind’, according to chief executive Ausamah Al Absi. Continue reading

New service to help distressed expatriate employees

A new initiative is being launched to streamline the process of helping distressed expatriate employees sue their employers.

Two special offices will be opened soon to assist an aggrieved worker compile all relevant documents and submit a complaint electronically on the same day to the Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry. Continue reading

LMRA Chief Executive receives Egyptian Ambassador

Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Head of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee Ausamah bin Abdullah Alabsi received today newly-appointed Egyptian Ambassador to Bahrain Yasser Mohammed Ahmed Chaban. He welcomed him, wishing him every success in his diplomatic duties to boost bilateral relations and cooperation. Continue reading

30,000 sign up for flexi permit to legalise their stay in Bahrain

A TOTAL of 30,000 expatriates have legalised their stay in Bahrain over the past two years by signing up for flexible work permits.

The documents allow recipients to live in Bahrain and work as freelancers, providing services to a variety of employers on either a full-time or part-time basis. Continue reading

LMRA chief receives US State Department official

Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTIP), Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi, has received here, Continue reading

LMRA Chief Executive holds round table discussion

Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTIP),  Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi,, today held a round table discussion with the fifth intake of the First Deputy Prime Minister’s (FDPM) Fellowship. Continue reading

Fun and games initiative to boost morale of expatriate workers

AN initiative to boost the morale of Bahrain’s low-paid expat workers saw almost 1,000 come together for an action-packed day of activities yesterday. The ICRF Workers Day – Autumn Fest, organised by the Indian Community Relief Fund (ICRF), was held at the Indian School grounds, Isa Town. Continue reading

HRH Crown Prince congratulated by LMRA chief on Bahrain’s top 10 ranking

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, has received a cable of congratulations from the Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat trafficking in Persons, Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi, Continue reading