Bahrain’s efforts to deal with COVID-19 impact on workers praised

Manama, May 22 (BNA): Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Antonio Vitorino, praised the efforts made by the Kingdom of Bahrain to rectify the conditions of migrant workers in the kingdom. Continue reading

Labour Ministry, LMRA, BCCI discuss cooperation

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Labour and Social Development Minister and Board Chairman of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, held a meeting with a member of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) board members, led by First Deputy Chaimran, Khalid Rashid Abdulrahman Al-Zayani. Continue reading

Bahrain anti-human trafficking efforts outlined

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Al-Absi received a delegation from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and outlined developments of the labour market reform project. Continue reading

LMRA CEO and MOH Assistant Undersecretary explore Workers’ Health Insurance

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The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA)’s CEO Ausama Abdullah Al-Absi and a delegation from the Ministry of Health (MOH) led by the Health Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Public and Primary Health Dr. Mariam A. Al-Jalahma explored the enforcement of workers health insurance in compliance with Article 172 of the new Labour Law for the Private Sector that regulates health insurance and links the issuance labour permits for expatriate workers with the presence of the relevant health insurance policy. Continue reading

LMRA Chief holds meeting with envoys

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With an aim to strengthen bilateral bonds between Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and embassies of different Asian countries, the authority’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ausamah Al Absi hosted ambassadors of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Indonesia and Sri Lanka for a business lunch at the Capital Club. Continue reading

timely help from lmra

After two months of agony and uncertainty, two Indian workers left for their homes in India, thanks to the timely efforts by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA). The LMRA helped Dipu Dev and Mustafa Mohammed secure their ‘eligible’ air tickets from the sponsor. The workers flew back to India (Trivandrum) last night. Continue reading

Guide for expat workers on way

By Sandeep Singh Grewal

MIGRANT workers will soon receive a complete guide compiled in their native languages on Bahrain’s labour laws and regulations in a bid to prevent exploitation. The multilingual employee guide will also create awareness among labourers coming to Bahrain, who are mostly illiterate. Continue reading