LMRA conducts joint inspection campaign

Manama, Apr. 29 (BNA): The Labour Inspection Directorate at the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has carried out, in cooperation with a number of government departments, a joint campaign on commercial registrations in the Capital Governorate to verify their compliance with the provisions of the LMRA Law, as well as health and municipal requirements. Continue reading

67,689 Illegal Migrants

The overall number of illegal migrants in Bahrain has reached 67,689.
These represent 11.3 per cent of the total number of documented workers and licensed foreign business owners (531,747), said Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan, citing the Labour Market Regulatory Authority’s (LMRA) database of February 7, 2021. Continue reading

Development of Flexi Permit policy: Intensifying inspection campaigns on employer and illegal workers

Manama, Oct. 6 (BNA): During the past years, the flexi work permit has contributed to preventing a raise in the number of illegal expatriate workers. It has also facilitated many procedures for entry-level workers and enabled them to work in more than one job at the same time, full-time or part-time, which contributed to the availability of suitable employment with the required competence for entrepreneurs and investors. Continue reading

61 manpower firms caught for violations

LEGAL action has been taken against 61 firms as part of a nationwide crackdown on rogue manpower agencies hiring domestic staff, including undocumented workers, on an hourly basis for cleaning services. Continue reading

Flexi work visa rethink

Manama, Aug. 24 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting, held remotely.
The Cabinet congratulated HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, on the success of his medical tests, and wished him continued good health as he supports the advancement of Bahrain’s progress across all sectors, under the leadership of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Continue reading


IMG_8399(1)Work permits issued to expatriates will from now on become null and void the moment the Industry and Commerce Ministry cancels commercial registers.Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) chief executive Ausamah Al Absi announced the new measure following a meeting with Industry and Commerce Ministry assistant under-secretary Hameed Rahma, commercial register director Khalifa Rabia and e-support chief Mohammed Awadh. Continue reading

LMRA statistical report for the first week of the month of June 2014

Newsletter on Bahrain Good Morning radio show about LMRA statistical report for the first week of the month of June 2014.