Humaidan: Wage protection system to be implemented in three phases starting from May

Manama, Mar.27 (BNA): Following the Cabinet’s decision to approve the timeline for the implementation of the wage protection system, the Minister of Labour and Social Development, Chairman of the Board of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority, His Excellency Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, issued Decision Number 22 for the year 2021 on the timeline of implementation of the wage protection system for workers in the private sector. Continue reading

Southern Police Director-General meets LMRA official

Manama, Mar.17 (BNA): Director-General of Southern Governorate Police Col. Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalid Al Khalifa has met Deputy CEO for Legal Control of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Dr Khalid Mohammed Abdulrahman. Continue reading

Announcement: Sponsorship of the Expatriate Employee Family

In accordance to his Excellency the Minister of Interior decision No. 34 of 2021 regarding “Entry Visas and Residence Permits for the expatriate worker’s family members”, The employer will be able to apply new permits, renewal for expatriate worker’s family members (spouse / dependants up to the age of 24) Applicable only for workers whose monthly income is not less than 400 Bahraini Dinars via the Expat Management System (EMS). Continue reading

LMRA committed to improving its services, says Minister

Manama, Mar. 6 (BNA): Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, who is also the Board of Directors Chairman of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), has stressed LMRA’s commitment to continuously developing its services, through facilitating procedures and reducing transaction completion time, while maintaining the high accuracy of work, in line with the directives of the government in this regard. 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

Late Fees Announcement

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority urges all employer to commit to paying the monthly invoices within one month from their date of issuance in order to avoid being charged with the late penalty fees. Committing to payment of the monthly fees prevents you being charged with the late fees fine imposed under Article No. (3) of Council of Ministers No.(28) for the year of 2008 which states that BHD 2 will be charged as late fees fine on each monthly invoice due, with maximum of BHD 6. Continue reading

The Mechanism for Hiring Expatriate Employees from Abroad

Dear Clients,

Please note that in accordance to the Decision of the Council of Minsters, in its meeting held on 18th January 2021, which states that if the Employers apply for a New Work Permit for an Expatriate Employee from outside of Kingdom of Bahrain, then: Continue reading