Announcement: Sponsorship of the Expatriate Employee Family

In accordance to his Excellency the Minister of Interior decision No. 34 of 2021 regarding “Entry Visas and Residence Permits for the expatriate worker’s family members”, The employer will be able to apply new permits, renewal for expatriate worker’s family members (spouse / dependants up to the age of 24) Applicable only for workers whose monthly income is not less than 400 Bahraini Dinars via the Expat Management System (EMS). Continue reading

Labor Regulatory Authority launches talent portal to connect job seekers, employers

Manama, June 7 (BNA): The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has launched a portal to connect job seekers and private sector institutions and companies. Ausamah Abdullah Al Absi, Chief Executive Officer of LMRA said the launch of portal is within the framework of assisting prospective employers to know about workers’ availability, skills, capabilities and qualifications in the Kingdom. Continue reading

The National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) highlights measures and developments

The Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), HE Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi, highlighted that in April, in line with the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, the LMRA is supporting the private sector by suspended monthly work fees, as well as fees for issuing and renewing work permits for a period of three months. Continue reading

LMRA reform policies highlighted

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Chief Executive of Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Ausamah bin Abdullah Al-Absi, today received an academic delegation of Utsunomiya University of Japan.LMRA Chief Executive gave an overview of labor market reform policies and steps taken to prioritize Bahraini citizens to play their role in promoting national economy. Continue reading

Bahrain hotline for trafficking victims

IMG_7812(1)A NATIONAL hotline dedicated to helping human trafficking victims will soon be launched.It will also address different complaints submitted by Bahrain’s expatriate community, which makes up more than half of the population, such as physical abuse, withholding of passports, non-payment of wages and other labour violations.

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