Notification: Renewing Work Permits Before Expiration

Dear Clients,

LMRA calls on employers to benefit from the possibility of renewing the work permits within 6 months before the expiry date of the work permit, where they will not be allowed to renew the work permit of any foreign worker after three months of the expiration of the work permit issued starting from February 2016. Continue reading

Ultimatum to job agencies

Bahrain: More than 100 manpower agencies could lose their licences because they refuse to pay a BD10,000 deposit as part of rules to regulate the recruitment field in Bahrain.
A December 31 deadline has been set by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), which requires recruitment firms to have the money deposited in a bank account to have their licences renewed. 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

Alabsi: a remarkable success for “Amnesty period”. 10.000 foreign workers do correct their situation


More than 10 thousand foreign workers had corrected their legal situation since the launch of the grace period for undocumented migrant workers “Amnesty Period” Which was launched last July, and will last until the end of the 2015, expected to increase in the coming period especially with the end of summer and the return of business owners from their holidays. Continue reading

Bahrain anti-human trafficking efforts outlined


Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi received a delegation from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and outlined developments of the labour market reform project. Continue reading

LMRA opens doors for Nepali labourers

pic1(1)Labour Market Regulatory Authority’s (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah Al Absi said that the Authority in the past benefitted from recruiting various labourers from different countries.For the labour market in the Kingdom, Al Absi held a meeting in Kathmandu of Nepal on Friday with the Labour Ministry and Communications Ministry of Nepal aiming to regulate and attract foreign labourers from Nepal through authorized labour supply companies.

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