Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah Al-Absi paid tribute to His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, hailing his keenness on supporting Bahraini competences.
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today visited the headquarters of the LMRA to emphasise the determination government entities must apply to driving forward standards of public services. Continue reading
While the confusions regarding the regulations on hiring expatriate housewives as teachers in private schools prevail, Education Ministry yesterday stated that it had no role in the matter concerning appointment of teachers. Continue reading
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) team is working on liaisoning domestic workers and employment agencies in Bahrain to ease the agony prevailing in the sector, it has been revealed.
This role has been part of the LMRA’s responsibility by law, however, it has not been assumed since its inception, noted LMRA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ausamah Al Absi. Continue reading
My employer is not paying me my salary / wage / allowances on time, what should I do?
LMRA does not interfere in ssuch matters, which are outside its jurisdiction. Employees are advised to report this case to the Ministry of Labour, which in turn can take it to a court of law. Continue reading
What is foreign employee enrolment?
Foreign employee’s enrolment is a bio-data collection campaign for all foreign employees working in Bahrain and their family members.
If I have an employment contract for a certain period of time and I resign before my contract expires, can my employer charge me for the work visa and government related fees? No, the employer is not allowed to charge you for work permit/visa fees , but they have the right to sue for damages ( As a result of the breach – or premature cancellation of a time-specified contract ). Continue reading
I read about the renewal of residence/work permits for expatriate staff who are above 60.
But I don’t find any of the criteria mentioned in the report being followed, ie, – the employee should have a minimum salary of BD1,000/; he should have an educational background, be medically fit, etc. Residence permits for expatriates above 60 are renewed just on application.