PRIVATISATION of pre-employment medical tests for newly-hired expatriates in Bahrain is expected to bring down Health Ministry’s spending in this sector by more than 50 per cent. It will now have to spend only BD20 per employee for standard medical services, compared with the BD50 earlier, according to officials. Continue reading
A NEW contract for domestic workers will be enforced from October 1, it was announced. Under the revised rules, employers seeking to hire a housemaid will have to compulsorily declare, among other things, the nature of the job, working hours and weekly day off. Continue reading
AUTHORITIES have pledged to not take legal action against the parents of a two-year-old boy, who was found in a busy suq on Wednesday night. They suspect the parents to be expatriates living illegally in Bahrain and have urged them to come forward to collect their son.
Manama The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) will start issuing two types of flexible work permits for expatriates. Continue reading
A NEW system to report human trafficking allegations has been launched in Bahrain.
The National Referral Mechanism for Victims of Trafficking in Persons involves training first responders to assess cases and help victims. Continue reading
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
Manama, Apr. 23 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa ,received today the CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah Al Absi. Continue reading