A Labour Ministry official yesterday urged workers to opt for certified labour accommodation so that the authorities can intervene and take necessary action during emergencies. Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary Dr Mohammed Al Ansari said the ten people who died yesterday in Riffa fire were ‘irregular/illegal workers’ in the Kingdom. Continue reading
EXPATRIATE workers risk becoming illegal if they fail to update their details with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), a top official has warned. Many people mistakenly assume their boss has renewed their work visa only to later find out it never happened, said chief executive officer Ausamah Abdulla Al Absi. Continue reading
What is foreign employee enrolment?
Foreign employee’s enrolment is a bio-data collection campaign for all foreign employees working in Bahrain and their family members.
What can I do if my emploer had cancelled my visa while on holiday out of Bahrain? Is this legal?According to “The labour law for the private sector, 1976 promulgated by AMIRI decree no. 23 of 1976′ articles 106 to 119, it is illegal to terminate a worker’s contract (and subsequently his work permit) while worker in onn leave. Continue reading
With the end of Easy Exit scheme on Friday, the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) officials, along with thier counterparts in other departments are back in action to identify the illegal workers. Continue reading
The cases that come to Indian Embassy are exceptions and not the norm” said Indian Ambassador Mohan Kumar at the Open House of the Embassy yesterday. A total of 10 cases, including follow ups were brought up during the session. Continue reading
MANAMA: A nationwide crackdown on thousands of illegal workers will be launched today following the end of the Easy Exit scheme.Police will arrest foreign workers without proper documents, who will be housed at a shelter for expats at the Hidd detention centre. Continue reading
INDIANS are well integrated and accepted in the Bahrain community that only a few face trouble, said Indian Ambassador Mohan Kumar yesterday. Continue reading
The much talked about Easy Exit Scheme concluded yesterday with about 8,000 expats availing of it. The scheme, introduced early this year as a limited period clemency to this workforce, offered irregular workers Continue reading
THOUSANDS of expatriates with expired work visas have only four days to renew them or leave the country. The Easy Exit scheme, which ends on Friday, aims to pardon illegal foreign workers who did not renew their residence permit or overstayed on a visit visa. Continue reading