EXTENDING maternity leave in Bahrain could actually increase the number of women in the workforce, according to a government official.She was responding to calls from trade unionists yesterday to increase the amount of time new mothers can take off work. Continue reading
The growth of employment in the Kingdom shows an annual increase of 6.3pc as 754,863 workers were registered this year compared to 710,296 workers in the same period last year. Continue reading
The private labour market has revealed a positive outlook which reflects the ability of the economy to withstand upheavals and create jobs. The overall private sector workforce has grown by 6.3 per cent over the second quarter compared with the same period last year. Continue reading
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today visited the headquarters of the LMRA to emphasise the determination government entities must apply to driving forward standards of public services. Continue reading
LMRA chief Executive Mr. Ausamah Bin Abdulla Alabsi received a delegation from the General Federation of Trade Unions in Iraq, headed by Mr. Ali Rahim Ali, chairman of the Federation, accompanied by an official Arab and international relations Union Mr. Adnan al-Saffar and board member of the Union Alia Hussein on Wednesday morning. Continue reading
are Bahraini. Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan yesterday confirmed the country was working towards the elimination of its existing Bahrainisation policy.
He said the changes were being implemented due to the success of initiatives to train the national workforce. Continue reading
The new Labour Law includes many gains and advantages for private sector employees and will help create a better investment environment in Bahrain, Minister of Labour Jameel Humaidan said yesterday. Continue reading
Posted on » Thursday, April 07, 2011
The monthly fee levied by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) on each expatriate worker has been suspended for six months. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, yesterday announced the measure. Continue reading
announces its intention to hold the Tamkeen Enterprise Growth Management Forum on 13 October 2009 at the Gulf Hotel. The forum is aimed at enlightening the audience about private sector support programme and explaining to business owners how they can benefit from them Continue reading
By SOMAN BABY
A BAHRAINI MP and economist has called on the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) to publish monthly figures of the millions of Bahraini dinars in fees collected from the private sector.
Dr Jassim Hussain said such a move is important to maintain the transparency of the organisation.