Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Osama bin Abdullah Al Absi received today an official Jordanian delegation representing the labour sector which was headed by the expert of Beirut-based International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Arab States Regional Office for Labour Inspection and Vocational and Health Safety Affairs Dr. Amin Al-Waridet. (more…)
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HIS Majesty King Hamad yesterday highlighted the role of the Labour Ministry in promoting the labour reform project, providing work opportunities for jobseekers and training Bahrainis.
He also praised labour initiatives that have won international recognition.
by Benjamin Millington
Bahrain’s Minister of Labour HE Dr Majeed Al Alawi sat down with CW to discuss recent protests over labour fees, the chances of introducing a minimum wage and a new law which will “virtually break” the sponsorship system.
More jobs for locals will soon be required
Long before the current financial crisis gripped the world, some hard number-crunching in Bahrain led to forecasts of dire jobless rates and prompted a series of measures. (more…)
By SOMAN BABY
MANAMA: Bahrain’s unemployment rate has dropped from 16.5 per cent to three per cent in three years, Labour Minister Dr Majeed Al Alawi revealed yesterday.
The number of unemployed Bahrainis now stands at 4,065, he told a Press conference at the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) headquarters in Sanabis yesterday.