Report: Bahrain’s labour market stable

The workforce in Bahrain peaked up in size in the second quarter of 2017, reaching 763,618, making a rise of 1.2% compared with the same period in 2016, a report by the Labour and Social Development Minister and the Board of Directors Chairman of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has revealed. Continue reading

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

Al Absi: The government gives a great importance to safeguarding the rights of all workers

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO, Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Mr. Ausamah bin Abdullah Al-Absi, confirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain gives a great importance to safeguarding the rights of all foreign workers in the Kingdom, starting from its advanced economic, noting that the Kingdom has enacted a number of legislations flowing into this framework.

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LMRA CEO meets Philippine, Indian ambassadors

imageLabour Market Regulatory Authority CEO Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi, today in two separate meetings, met with the newly-appointed ambassadors to Bahrain, Alfonso Ferdinand A. Ver of the Republic of the Philippines and Alok Kumar Sinha of the Republic of India. Continue reading

LMRA refers 8 cases of Trafficking in persons to the public prosecutor

Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Ausamah bin Abdulla Al Absi revealed that for the first time since its establishment the LMRA has referred 8 cases of suspected trafficking in persons cases to the Public Prosecution. Continue reading

Labour Market Regulatory Authority: Employers are obliged to have a Record for the Foreign Workers

Manama, July 28th (BNA) –Minister of Labour, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Labour Market Regulatory Authority, Jameel Bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan issued an edict to organize the records of the employers. The Edict, which includes six articles, obliges the employer who recruits foreign workers to have a record entitled “A Record for Registering the Foreign Workers.” Continue reading