LMRA allows under travel ban expats to obtain work permits

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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

What to do in case Employer has taken the passport and refusing to give it back

My employer/sponsor has taken my passport and is refusing to give it back to me even after I demanded it, citing that it is ” a company policy” or that it is detained for”safe-guarding”

Although this is out of LMRA’s jursidication, please note that the laws of Bahrain stipulate the following Continue reading