Bahrain’s Flexible Work Permit model adopted by UN

The United Nations (UN) cited Bahrain’s pioneering labour market reform, the Flexible Work Permit, as one of a number of international best-practices to form part of the draft Global Compact on Migration due to be adopted following the International Migration Conference in 2018. Continue reading

Report: Bahrain’s labour market stable

The workforce in Bahrain peaked up in size in the second quarter of 2017, reaching 763,618, making a rise of 1.2% compared with the same period in 2016, a report by the Labour and Social Development Minister and the Board of Directors Chairman of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has revealed. Continue reading

LMRA receives MFA delegation

Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi, the Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Anti-Trafficking in Persons Committee has received a delegation from the Migrants Forum in Asia (MFA) headed by the forum’s Regional Coordinator William Gois. Continue reading

LMRA chief receives 3rd FDPM intake

Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah Al-Absi paid tribute to His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, hailing his keenness on supporting Bahraini competences.

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Bahrain’s anti-human trafficking efforts welcomed

The United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, William Roebuck, praised Bahrain’s efforts to combat trafcking in persons, as well as the development of legal and legislative system aimed at safeguarding the rights of labour. Continue reading

New-look LMRA offices opened

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) opened its new-look customer-service offices at the Bahrain international Airport. LMRA Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi inaugurated the offices , which underwent extension works to fast-track procedures and ensure the smooth entry flow. Continue reading

Bahrain participates in International Labour Conference

Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, has led the kingdom’s delegation to the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference, held in Geneva from June 4 to 16, with the participation of labour ministers from all over the world, as well as labour trade unions, experts, and representatives of the relevant organisations. Continue reading

LMRA reforms progress reviewed

Manama, May 8 (BNA): CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority, Chairman of the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking, Ausamah Al-Absi, today reviewed with the UAE Assistant Undersecretary for Labour Affairs, Hameed Al- Suwaidi, the progress of the LMRA project. Continue reading