Employers who fail to adhere to Bahrainisation quotas will be fined or have work permits cancelled, a top official warned. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has accused employers of consistently abusing the Bahrainisation Law, which states that a Bahraini has to be hired for every four foreign workers. Continue reading
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Labour market infrastructure development continues
Labour Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan said the ministry continues to implement various labour market infrastructure development projects. Projects include the ongoing Vocational Standards, Qualifications and Certification (VSQC) and the Labour Market Observatory (LMO) projects. Continue reading
LMRA’s CEO receives US Embassy’s official
Chief Executive Officer of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi today received Deputy Head of Political and Economic Department at the U.S. Embassy, Mrs. Rebecca Ann Severn. Continue reading
Bahrainisation rates reviewed
The rates of Bahrainisation would be reconsidered following directives from the leadership to promote productivity and boost the economy. Continue reading
Bahrainisation revision soon
A revision of the Bahrainisation percentage in private sector is on the cards, under the royal directives of Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. Continue reading
MOVE TO SCRAP BAHRAINISATION
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
LMRA Starts Bahrainisation Drive
A pilot project towards ensuring ‘qualitative Bahrainisation’ has been initiated by Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) with an agreement on hiking the wages in the garment sector by 33pc. Continue reading
Labour market roadmap to be drawn up
MANAMA: A two-year plan is being drawn up to support Bahrain’s labour market.
The aim is to ensure stability in the country’s labour market, increase the number of jobs available and provide employers with a qualified workforce. Continue reading
Rethink ‘crucial’ on Bahrainisation level in gold and jewellery trade
AUTHORITIES could finally decide on the Bahrainisation level needed in the gold and jewellery sector.
A study has been commissioned into the sector and results would be revealed next month, said a Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) spokesman. Continue reading
Bahrain plans clamp on hiring expats
New restrictions will be imposed on the hiring of expatriate workers to create more jobs for Bahrainis, said a senior government official.
Labour Minister and chairman of Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Jameel Humaidan said during the weekly parliament session that Bahrainisation was important to create a peaceful society, since jobs guaranteed personal security for local citizens. Continue reading