LMRA to implement Optional Insurance System for Domestic Expatriate Employees starting August 4

Manama, Aug. 3 (BNA): The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), in cooperation with the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA), has announced the Optional Insurance System for Domestic Expatriate Employees to protect employers and domestic expatriate employees following any incident that covers for insurance. Continue reading

Cancellation of Employment Office License

Labour Market Regulatory Authority hereby announces the cancellation of the Employment Office License:

Office Name: Alwhda Manpower
Commercial Registration No: 9300701
Address: Flat 505, Building 178, Road 907, Block – 309 Manama / Salmaniya Continue reading

LMRA: Recruitment of domestic workers to recommence on 14 September 2020

In line with a decision made by the Government Executive Committee, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, the Kingdom’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has today announced that the recruitment of domestic workers will recommence starting on 14 September 2020. Continue reading

61 manpower firms caught for violations

LEGAL action has been taken against 61 firms as part of a nationwide crackdown on rogue manpower agencies hiring domestic staff, including undocumented workers, on an hourly basis for cleaning services. Continue reading

LMRA begins issuing new work permits

NEW work permits will be issued again from today, but housemaids will not be included.
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) had announced last week it would start accepting requests for new work permits which have been suspended since March. Continue reading