LMRA chief receives UAE delegation

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CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Ausamah bin Abdulla Al Absi received here today an official delegation from the Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MRHE), led by Housing Consultant Jassim Mohammed Hussain. Continue reading

LMRA Ramadan Timing

LMRA Client Services is pleased to serve you during the Holy month of Ramadan as per the following time schedule

Office Time
LMRA Headquarte 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Mina Salman 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Seef Mall (Al Muharraq) 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Al-Razi Medical Complex Via appointment from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
North Sitra Industrial Area 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Isa Town Post Office 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
LMRA Shelter and Expatriate Services Unit “Northern Sehla Via appointment from 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Riffa Post Office 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Al Absi: The government gives a great importance to safeguarding the rights of all workers

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO, Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Mr. Ausamah bin Abdullah Al-Absi, confirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain gives a great importance to safeguarding the rights of all foreign workers in the Kingdom, starting from its advanced economic, noting that the Kingdom has enacted a number of legislations flowing into this framework.

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Bosses face new charges to hire expatriates

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Employers wishing to exceed their regular quota will have to pay an additional BD300 for each extra expatriate worker they hire – on the basis of BD150 annually. Apart from the additional fees, employers will still be required to pay the regular two-year BD200 levy and monthly fees on each foreign worker. Continue reading

Companies warned over Bahrainisation

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Employers who fail to adhere to Bahrainisation quotas will be fined or have work permits cancelled, a top official warned. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has accused employers of consistently abusing the Bahrainisation Law, which states that a Bahraini has to be hired for every four foreign workers. Continue reading

LMRA receives excellence award for social responsibility

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Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Head of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee Ausamah Al Absi received Bahrain Society for Social Responsibility Award for non-profit organizations. Continue reading

LMRA efforts in combating human trafficking praised

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Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO, Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi, today received a Thai delegation representing ministries and government and private agencies involved in trafficking in persons issues. Continue reading