Collective efforts needed to ensure fair recruitment


Collective efforts from the expat’s country of origin as well the country of his workplace are needed to ensure fair recruitment practices for expat labourers, according to Ausamah Al Absi, Chairman of Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Human Trafficking Committee. Continue reading

LMRA allows under travel ban expats to obtain work permits


The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Justice regarding expats with a court-ordered Travel Ban, where they will be allowed to obtain a Work Permit, and subsequently legalize their presence in the Kingdom. Continue reading

Illegal migrants urged to comply with amnesty

Manama Illegal migrant workers are being urged to benefit from the amnesty and regulate their situation or leave Bahrain without penalties.The Assistant Undersecretary for Ports, Search and Follow Up at the Nationality, Passport and Residence (NPRA) called upon the migrant community to comply with grace period so as bring their situation in line with the law.

In a statement issued yesterday, he said that the NPRA has allocated employees and offices to facilitate the paperwork procedures. Continue reading

LMRA Appoints 19 new inspectors

Nineteen new inspectors have joined the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) as Judicial Officers.
Following the directives of the Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the newlyrecruited officials will contribute in detecting and controlling the increasing illegal employment phenomenon. Continue reading