Bahrain’s anti-human trafficking efforts welcomed

The United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, William Roebuck, praised Bahrain’s efforts to combat trafcking in persons, as well as the development of legal and legislative system aimed at safeguarding the rights of labour. Continue reading

New-look LMRA offices opened

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) opened its new-look customer-service offices at the Bahrain international Airport. LMRA Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi inaugurated the offices , which underwent extension works to fast-track procedures and ensure the smooth entry flow. Continue reading

“Labor Market” launches the flexible work permit, 2000 permits per month

The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) launched the flexible work permit allowing illegal workers – who meet conditions – to work and reside in the Kingdom of Bahrain without a sponsor, in any non-professional job, full or part-time, and with more than one employer, for a renewable two year period. (2000) workers can benefit from the flexible permit each month. Continue reading

Al Absi: The government gives a great importance to safeguarding the rights of all workers

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO, Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Mr. Ausamah bin Abdullah Al-Absi, confirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain gives a great importance to safeguarding the rights of all foreign workers in the Kingdom, starting from its advanced economic, noting that the Kingdom has enacted a number of legislations flowing into this framework.

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Companies warned over Bahrainisation

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Employers who fail to adhere to Bahrainisation quotas will be fined or have work permits cancelled, a top official warned. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has accused employers of consistently abusing the Bahrainisation Law, which states that a Bahraini has to be hired for every four foreign workers. Continue reading

Amnesty jobs joy for 16,000

Written by: Sandeep Singh Grewal
AROUND 16,000 illegal residents have found legitimate jobs in Bahrain since a six-month amnesty began on July 1, it has emerged. New figures were announced yesterday by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), which said most of those who legalised their stay were Bangladeshis, Indians and Pakistanis. Continue reading

LMRA Hosts Business Lunch for Ambassadors (Countries of Origin of Expatriate Labour Force)

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority LMRA, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ausamah Bin Abdullah Al Absi recently (Thursday, 11 December) hosted a Business Luncheon in Honor of the Ambassadors to the Kingdom at the Capital Club. Attending the Luncheon were the ambassadors of the countries of origin of Foreign labour ; India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, China, Thailand, Nepal, Continue reading