67 Thousand Illegal Foreign Workers in Bahrain: Labor Minister
In his response to a question raised by Shura Council member Rida Monfaridi on the plan to face irregular labor, Minister of Labor and Social Development Jameel Hmaidan said that the number of irregular foreigners has reached 67% until last month, according to the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) data.
Bengali Nationals Attack Bahrainis, Ousama Al-Absi to be Held Accountable
The attack of Bangladeshi workers on Bahraini guards is once again angering the irregular labor settlement policies led by the Labor Market Regulatory Authority.
Bahrain Combats Human Trafficking, What about Prostitution?
Women enslavement in Bahrain has returned to the forefront through two incidents: the involvement of US sailors in women trafficking and a report by the U.S. State Department.
Only in Bahrain: Irregular Foreign Workers Hired and Citizens Dismissed
Two simultaneous events revealed a side of the chaos in Bahrain's labor market: the dismissal of Bahraini workers and hiring of irregular foreign workers
Bahrain Reduces Flexible Visa Permits by 80% with 3 Months Exemption
Questions about why tens of thousands of foreign workers are being offered residence remain unanswered. Despite the widespread public pressure to put an end to the problem of the increasing foreign workers in Bahrain, the Labour Market Regulatory Authority offers facilities to convince tens of thousands to stay in the country.
LMRA Opens its Seventh Branch in Buhair
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) inaugurated its seventh branch in Buhair in Riffa.
LMRA: Work to be Resumed at Mina Salman Office
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced that services at its Mina, Salman office will be back to normal on Sunday (July 7, 2019) after the completion of the maintenance works there.
Failure of Dialogue between BCCI and Gov’t on Flexible Work Permits...Likely Confrontation in Parliament
Although multiple Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) meetings were held with Bahraini Finance Minister and Industry and Commerce Minister, it doesn’t seem that both parties are heading towards a compromise on a certain method, especially regarding the flexible work permit issue.
Parliamentarian Urges Stopping Flexible Work Permits, Says they’re "Unfair" Competition for Citizens
MP Ahmad Al-Salloum called on the government to stop issuing flexible work permits, which is granted by the the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) to non-organized workforce.
Filipinos Receive Flexible Permits, Filipino Gov’t to Fix Statuses of its Community in Bahrain
Dozens of Filipinos received flexible permits granted by Labour Market Regulatory Authority to the illegal workers, after receiving financial support from the governments of their countries.
Osama Al-Absi: State Doesn’t Sell “Visas” to Foreigners
Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Osama Al-Absi rejected considering the flexible work permit as a selling of “visas” and said “the state does not sell permits, we are a party that issues licenses according to clear requirements in return for fees levied by the law.”