Twenty-nine unlicensed firms supplying domestic workers on an hourly basis will face legal action. Continue reading
Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan has hailed initiatives launched to upgrade the flexi-work visa policy. Continue reading
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) is one of the components of economic reform within His Majesty King Hamad’s comprehensive development project. Continue reading
BAHRAIN is open for business, allowing employers to hire new foreign workers, said a top official yesterday. Continue reading
NEW work permits will be issued again from today, but housemaids will not be included.
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) had announced last week it would start accepting requests for new work permits which have been suspended since March. Continue reading
Twenty-seven suspects have been referred to the Lower Criminal Court for allegedly supplying and employing workers without a licence and maintaining work permits without requiring them in violation of the law. Continue reading
BAHRAIN has maintained its top ranking, for the third consecutive year, in combating human trafficking, according to an international report. Continue reading
LABOUR complaints can now be filed at two new offices opened by the country’s labour watchdog yesterday.
The ‘Labour Claims Departments’ at the Expat Protection Centre in Sehla and the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) branch in Riffa will register all labour-related disputes, including non-payment of wages. Continue reading
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
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