Employers wishing to exceed their regular quota will have to pay an additional BD300 for each extra expatriate worker they hire – on the basis of BD150 annually. Apart from the additional fees, employers will still be required to pay the regular two-year BD200 levy and monthly fees on each foreign worker. Continue reading
Employers who fail to adhere to Bahrainisation quotas will be fined or have work permits cancelled, a top official warned. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has accused employers of consistently abusing the Bahrainisation Law, which states that a Bahraini has to be hired for every four foreign workers. Continue reading
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA)’s deputy CEO, Shaikh Fawaz bin Hamad Al Khalifa, said the Authority has endorsed a new payment channel for employers and businesses to pay LMRA monthly bills and its dues using ATM cards. Continue reading
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
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA)’s CEO Ausamah bin Abdullah Al-Absi today received Tunisian Ambassador to Bahrain Mohammed bin Yusuf, accompanied by Director General of the Tunisian Agency for Technical Cooperation Alberni Salhi. Continue reading
LMRA will carry out a system maintenance operation to help serve our clients better.
Employers and authorised persons will not be able to access LMRA’s online system (EMS) on Tuesday 3rd November 2015 From 3:30 pm – To 4:30 pm. Continue reading
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
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
Around 21,000 illegal residents have rectified their situations since the launch of the amnesty period in July. Officials confirmed that Bangladeshis, Indians and Pakistanis were the ones who benefited the most from the campaign. Continue reading
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA)’s CEO, Ausamah Abdullah Al-Absi, met a delegation headed by the Higher Education Council (HEC)’s secretary-general, Dr. Riyadh Hamza. Continue reading