The “NIHR” opens an office branch in the “Expat Protection Center and Shelter”

The CEO of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority and Head of National Committee for Combating Trafficking in Persons Ausamah Abdulla Al Absi, announced reaching an agreement with the National Institute for Human Rights, permitting the later to open a branch office within the Expat Protection Center and Shelter, which is considered to be the first comprehensive center to provide preventative and guidance services for expatriate workers. Continue reading

New system in place to report cases of human trafficking

A NEW system to report human trafficking allegations has been launched in Bahrain.
The National Referral Mechanism for Victims of Trafficking in Persons involves training first responders to assess cases and help victims. Continue reading

LMRA reforms progress reviewed

Manama, May 8 (BNA): CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority, Chairman of the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking, Ausamah Al-Absi, today reviewed with the UAE Assistant Undersecretary for Labour Affairs, Hameed Al- Suwaidi, the progress of the LMRA project. Continue reading

LMRA: action against an employment agency on charges of trafficking in persons

The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has taken a series of immediate deterrent measures against an employment agency after committing offenses classified as suspicion of trafficking in persons. Continue reading

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

Companies’ commitment to Bahrainisation quotas praised

Manama, Feb. 22 (BNA): Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi, has called on business owners to hire Bahraini competencies while filling job vacancies, and to be committed to the Bahrainisation rate determined by the law. Continue reading

Transport sector issues discussed

Manama, Feb.21 (BNA): Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Osama bin Abdulla Al-Absi held a meeting with Transportation Ministry Undersecretary for Land Transportation and Post Mariam bint Ahmed Jama’an and discussed cooperation to promote the labour market and develop the sector of transport. Continue reading