The new Labour Law includes many gains and advantages for private sector employees and will help create a better investment environment in Bahrain, Minister of Labour Jameel Humaidan said yesterday. Continue reading
CEO of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi, met today with the chairperson of the Migrant Workers’ Protection Society (MWPS), Marietta Diaz, and the society’s General Secretary, Beverley Hamadah. Continue reading
THE General Directorate of Economic and Electronic Security and Anti-Corruption has arrested many Asians suspected of hacking the e-system of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) by using an employee’s username and password. Continue reading
More than 50 per cent expatriates have unnecessarily been lining up to register their fingerprints and other biometric information at the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), an official yesterday said. Continue reading
The biometric information of over 90 per cent of expatriate workers in Bahrain has been collected by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA). Biometric information including the fingerprints, photographs and electronic signatures of every expatriate worker whose visa is issued by the authority, is colected and stored in an LMRA database. Continue reading
How can I Track my visa Applications?
You need to get the application numbers (Application ID) from the employer, representative who applied for you or your family. Once you have that Application ID, you can follow – it up online through LMRA’s Web services. Continue reading
INDIANS are well integrated and accepted in the Bahrain community that only a few face trouble, said Indian Ambassador Mohan Kumar yesterday. Continue reading
A PUSH to employ more Bahrainis in the agricultural sector was launched yesterday with plans for national quotas and a cap on work visas.The initiative is being spearheaded by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) with the support of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI).
19 October 2010
Several businessmen are claiming that the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) is providing more assistance to runaway workers than they are to Bahraini employers. Continue reading
After several years of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) imposing fees on the hiring of foreign workers, many business owners still complain about the added expense. The LMRA currently charges BD200 for a work visa application or renewal and BD90 for a dependents’ visa. In addition to this, companies must pay BD10 a month for every foreign employee. This adds up to around BD440 in fees every two years for each expat worker. Continue reading