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.
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
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
A personal donation of BD700 was made yesterday by Mona Almoayyed and her mother to 113 workers who have been mistreated by their employer. 98 of the workers, who have decided to return home after their ordeal, where given BD5 each. Continue reading
Embassy officials and social workers have lauded a decision by LMRA to provide mistreated workers with tickets home and said that employers will refrain from mistreating employees if they know they have to deal with LMRA as a consequence. Continue reading