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No minimum wage plan for domestic workers, says Bahrain

Posted by jaypee 280 days ago Bahrain

Bahrain will not set a minimum wage for its domestic workers due to the free-market nature of its economy, according to officials.


The change would not help the country’s labour market since it works on a demand and supply system, Labour and Social Development Ministry Labour Affairs assistant under-secretary Mohammed Al Ansari told Gulf Daily News.

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No minimum wage plan for domestic workers, says Bahrain

Posted by jaypee 280 days ago Bahrain

Bahrain will not set a minimum wage for its domestic workers due to the free-market nature of its economy, according to officials.


The change would not help the country’s labour market since it works on a demand and supply system, Labour and Social Development Ministry Labour Affairs assistant under-secretary Mohammed Al Ansari told Gulf Daily News.


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Bahrain cracks down on unsafe migrant worker housing

Posted by jaypee 434 days ago Bahrain
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Legal action has been taken against 112 labour accommodations in Bahrain over the past three years, it has been revealed. These camps posed a threat to the lives of expatriate workers living there, according to authorities. A total of 436 irregularities were corrected after inspections and warnings.

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Six Gulf countries informed of Indonesia domestic workers ban

Posted by jaypee 458 days ago Bahrain
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Manama: Indonesia has banned its citizens from working as domestic helpers in 19 countries in the Middle East, including the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).


The ban was decided on July 1, 2015, but the Middle East countries were formally informed about it on January 20, Saudi daily Al Riyadh reported, without giving further details.

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NPRA updates domestic workers applications

Posted by jaypee 502 days ago Bahrain
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Manama, Dec.14 (BNA): Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs (NPRA) announced on Monday a number of services related to domestic workers, including maids will be updated on December 20. The services include the allocation of BD24 fee for issuing work permit, while the fees used to depend on the categories of sponsors .

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Bahrain’s amnesty awareness drive to start this week

Posted by jaypee 644 days ago Bahrain
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A national campaign targeting illegal expatriate workers who are being allowed to leave Bahrain without facing any penalties will be launched this week.

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Illegal expats warned not to abuse amnesty

Posted by jaypee 648 days ago Bahrain
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Expatriates working illegally in Bahrain have been warned against exploiting a general amnesty that allows them to return home without facing any penalties.

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NEW RULE FOR WORK PERMITS

Posted by jaypee 699 days ago Bahrain
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MANAMA: Work permits issued to expatriates will from now on become null and void the moment the Industry and Commerce Ministry cancels commercial registers.

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