LMRA holds meeting to discuss measures to combat coronavirus

Chief Executive of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Head of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi, held an emergency meeting to discuss the procedures carried out by the authority to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19). Continue reading

New offices for labour disputes

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

New labour welfare projects to be launched in Bahrain

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

New service to help distressed expatriate employees

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

LMRA Chief Executive receives Egyptian Ambassador

Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Head of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee Ausamah bin Abdullah Alabsi received today newly-appointed Egyptian Ambassador to Bahrain Yasser Mohammed Ahmed Chaban. He welcomed him, wishing him every success in his diplomatic duties to boost bilateral relations and cooperation. Continue reading

30,000 sign up for flexi permit to legalise their stay in Bahrain

A TOTAL of 30,000 expatriates have legalised their stay in Bahrain over the past two years by signing up for flexible work permits.

The documents allow recipients to live in Bahrain and work as freelancers, providing services to a variety of employers on either a full-time or part-time basis. Continue reading