Swiss delegation praises Bahrain’s efforts to protect expats

Manama, Feb. 18 (BNA): A Swiss delegation has lauded the efforts exerted by Bahrain and the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) to develop the work environment, praising the laws and systems used to protect expatriate workers, as w ell as the efforts to combat trafficking in persons. Continue reading

More maternity leave ‘beneficial’

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EXTENDING maternity leave in Bahrain could actually increase the number of women in the workforce, according to a government official.She was responding to calls from trade unionists yesterday to increase the amount of time new mothers can take off work. Continue reading

LMRA’s efforts in combating human trafficking commended

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTP), Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi, today received a European parliamentary delegation led by member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Amjad Bashir. Continue reading