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

Labour Ministry, LMRA, BCCI discuss cooperation


Labour and Social Development Minister and Board Chairman of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, held a meeting with a member of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board members, led by First Deputy Chaimran, Khalid Rashid Abdulrahman Al-Zayani. Continue reading

Bahrain praised for workers’ protection

Bahrain has some of the best protections for migrant workers in the Gulf, according to a top International Labour Organisation (ILO) representative. The ILO has witnessed a surge in complaints related to workers’ rights in the region, but regional desk officer at its Arab Region Worker Activities Bureau Nezam Qahoush said “the situation is far better in Bahrain”. Continue reading

Embassies shower praise as first ‘Shelter House’ opens


Pakistan Embassy has appreciated the establishment of the first “Shelter House” for victims of human trafficking in Bahrain, as Minister of Labour and Social Development Jameel Hamaidan inaugurated the establishment at Sehla yesterday. Continue reading

Labour market infrastructure development continues

jameel Humaidan(resized)Labour Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan said the ministry continues to implement various labour market infrastructure development projects. Projects include the ongoing Vocational Standards, Qualifications and Certification (VSQC) and the Labour Market Observatory (LMO) projects. Continue reading

Board of Directors of Labour Market Regulatory Authority reviews the plan for 2015

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The Board of Directors of Labour Market Regulatory Authority approved the audited financial statements for the year 2014, and deliberated the report of the Chief Executive Officer on the achievements of the LMRA in the year 2014, and were also briefed on the progress of the work and projects and given a presentation by the CEO on the programs and activities for the year 2015. The board during its regular meeting also reviewed and endorsed a memorandum from the from the head of the Audit Committee on the results of their meeting. Continue reading