Labour minister chairs LMRA meeting

Manama, Apr. 7 (BNA): The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) convened a board meeting which focused on its achievements over the past year. Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan chaired the session in the presence of LMRA Chief Executive Officer Ausamah-Al-Absi. Continue reading

Illegal migrants urged to comply with amnesty

Manama Illegal migrant workers are being urged to benefit from the amnesty and regulate their situation or leave Bahrain without penalties.The Assistant Undersecretary for Ports, Search and Follow Up at the Nationality, Passport and Residence (NPRA) called upon the migrant community to comply with grace period so as bring their situation in line with the law.

In a statement issued yesterday, he said that the NPRA has allocated employees and offices to facilitate the paperwork procedures. Continue reading

LMRA CEO Receives the Al Ahlia University Head


Discussions to link Academic outputs with the requirements of the labour market

The CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Ausamah Bin Abdullah Al Absi received at his Office on Wednesday 11 February 2015, the President of Al Ahlia University Professor Abdullah Al Hawaj. Continue reading


Assuring Market that Labour Regulatory Authority (LMRA) e-Support Centre will never detrack from the development path, the authority’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ausamah Al Absi said that the centre had responded to 67 per cent of the electronic requests, during September, within 24 hours. Continue reading

No legitimacy in retaining passports’

If the employer ” has a proper contract in place and his employees are paid on time as per the agreed terms, the employee will not want to `run away’. Stressing that there is no justification when it comes to retaining the passports of employees, top Labour officials in the Kingdom opined that no employee would ‘run away’ that easily if he/she is treated well by the employer. Continue reading