LMRA chief stresses Bahrain’s keenness to protect expatriate workers

Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah Abdulla Al-Absi, recently received, at the Expat Protection Centre (EPC), the Migrant Workers Protection Society (MWPS)’s Honorary President, Muna Yusif Al-Moayyad, and Board of Directors Chairman, Noora Flaifal.

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Protection vow

A NEW push to increase protection of domestic workers has been rolled out by labour chiefs from Bahrain and across the region during a major forum in Manila, the Philippines.

They have agreed to fast-track repatriation of migrant workers, particularly women, at times of security crisis and assign government teams to closely monitor the recruitment of labourers. Continue reading

Ordeal finally over

Bonny Mascarenhas

The plight of ten Indian workers who were mistreated by their employer is finally over after their sponsor handed over their passports yesterday and tickets home.Their salaries, which allegedly have not been paid in over four months, have not yet been settled, however the workers have signed over power of attorney to an advocate to ensure they receive their dues at a later date Nirmal Kumar Chawdhary Continue reading