CEO of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority, Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi, today received US Ambassador to Bahrain, Justin Hicks Siberell. Continue reading
New York, Feb. 24 (BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain has participated in the first round of negotiations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, organised by the United Nations (UN) at its headquarters here. Continue reading
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi today received an International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation led by Mission Chief Bikas Joshi. Continue reading
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