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.
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.
Average Income Rates of Bahrainis in Public Sector 687 BD, in Private Sector 406 BD
Official numbers revealed that the average income rate of Bahrainis in the public sector reached 687 BD, the second lowest salary among Gulf States after Oman.
Labor Ministry Rejects 200 Requests for Fundraising between March 2015 and November 2017
Bahraini Minister of Labor said that license requests for fundraising for societies and charities amounted to a total of 623 in the period from March 2015 to November 30, 2017.
Labour Minister: About 7,000 Bahrainis Unemployed with 85% Females
The Bahraini Labour Minister stated that the total number of unemployed people in Bahrain reached 6,946 during the first quarter of the year.
Labor Minister: We Hired 1,350 Graduates from the 1,912 List & Will Dispense Unemployment Allowances for Others
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Minister of Labour and Social Development, Jameel Humaidan, expressed his consent to dispense unemployment allowances for the unemployed graduates mentioned in the “1912 List”
Bahraini Labour Minister: Over 466,000 Foreigners Work in Private Sector vis-a-vis 89,000 Bahrainis
Bahrain Mirror: Bahraini Minister of Labour and Social Development, Jameel Humaidan, said that the number of foreigners working in the private sector has reached 466,524 during 2015, i.e. by an estimated annual increase of 5%.