Companies’ commitment to Bahrainisation quotas praised

Manama, Feb. 22 (BNA): Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi, has called on business owners to hire Bahraini competencies while filling job vacancies, and to be committed to the Bahrainisation rate determined by the law. Continue reading

Transport sector issues discussed

Manama, Feb.21 (BNA): Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Osama bin Abdulla Al-Absi held a meeting with Transportation Ministry Undersecretary for Land Transportation and Post Mariam bint Ahmed Jama’an and discussed cooperation to promote the labour market and develop the sector of transport. Continue reading

Expat labour protection policy praised

Manama, Feb. 19 (BNA): Labour Market Regulatory Authority CEO also Head of National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Osama Al-Absi, today received a United States congressional delegation. Continue reading

Swiss delegation praises Bahrain’s efforts to protect expats

Manama, Feb. 18 (BNA): A Swiss delegation has lauded the efforts exerted by Bahrain and the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) to develop the work environment, praising the laws and systems used to protect expatriate workers, as w ell as the efforts to combat trafficking in persons. Continue reading

More maternity leave ‘beneficial’

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EXTENDING maternity leave in Bahrain could actually increase the number of women in the workforce, according to a government official.She was responding to calls from trade unionists yesterday to increase the amount of time new mothers can take off work. Continue reading