Justice Ministry, LMRA Launch Joint Initiative to Provide Administrative Assistance to Registered Workers in Filing Civil Lawsuits

Manama, Apr. 8 (BNA): The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments and the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced a joint initiative for providing administrative assistance in filing civil lawsuits for workers registered with approved labour registration centres, following the initiative launched by the Ministry and LMRA in 2020, facilitating the filing of labour cases by expatriate workers.

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LMRA holds press conference on Expat Worker Registration Programme

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) held a joint press conference with the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), on the Expatriate Worker Registration Programme, at the Isa Cultural Centre. Continue reading

LMRA Chief Executive receives Philippine embassy delegation

Manama, Sept. 6 (BNA): Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Noof Abdulrahman Jamsheer, affirmed the key role of the diplomatic missions in cooperating with the government bodies to enhance awareness of the expatriate workforce of their rights and duties and the laws and regulations to be taken into consideration in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Continue reading

Interior Minister chairs working group meeting; hails Bahrain’s anti-trafficking in persons strides

Manama, Aug. 7 (BNA): Interior Minister, General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, today chaired a working group meeting tasked with following up on the remark made in the report of the US State Department. Continue reading

Domestic workers’ check-up privatized

Manama, Aug. 7 (BNA): The Chief of Medical Commissions at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Aisha Ahmed Hussein announced that pre-employment check-ups for domestic workers have been fully privatized. This is in implementation of Decision (21) of 2022, amending certain provisions of Decision (30) of 2017, regarding the regulation of medical examinations for expatriates. Continue reading

Bahrain retains Tier 1 Status for fifth consecutive year

(BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain has maintained its top tier ranking, for the fifth consecutive year, in recognition of its dedicated efforts to combat human trafficking.The US State Department’s 2022 report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) has placed the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Tier 1 status. Continue reading