Bosses face new charges to hire expatriates


Employers wishing to exceed their regular quota will have to pay an additional BD300 for each extra expatriate worker they hire – on the basis of BD150 annually. Apart from the additional fees, employers will still be required to pay the regular two-year BD200 levy and monthly fees on each foreign worker. Continue reading

LMRA considers the needs of private health sector

Manama: Feb. 22 – (BNA) LMRA CEO Osama Abdullah Al-Absi discussed the needs of private clinics during a meeting, held last Sunday (19 Feb. 2012) in the Authority’s Head Office with the Health Sector and Medical Services Committee in Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), and chaired by Dr. Khalid Al-Awadhi and attended by Dr. Hanan Marefi, Dr. Aysha Matar and Dr. Tariq Saeed. Continue reading

LMRA CEO meets with carwash companies directors

CEO meeting with car wash companies

CEO meeting with car wash companies

Manama: Jan. 10 — (BNA)
The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO Osama Abdullah Al-Absi approved the implementation of a comprehensive survey for the automatic carwash sector in order to re-assess the sector’s needs for LMRA services to respond to latest developments in the local market. Continue reading