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Majority of cases are sent to courts

Posted by jacobo 561 days ago Bahrain
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The Labour Ministry has forwarded the remaining 2,321 cases to Bahrain's labour courts from 2009 until 2011, which involved a total of 3,869 workers.

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Migrant Workers Abused in Bahrain

Posted by jacobo 562 days ago Bahrain
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Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms designed to protect them, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.

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Reforms failing Bahrain expat workers, says HRW

Posted by jacobo 563 days ago Bahrain
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Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain still face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms intended to protect them, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued on Monday.

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Work permit guidelines for expats facing travel ban

Posted by jacobo 578 days ago Bahrain
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MANAMA: The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) will soon develop a clearly defined mechanism for granting work permits to foreign workers facing travel ban.

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The CEO of LMRA said that there is no legal link between prevention of a foreign worker from traveling and renewing their work permit

Posted by jacobo 579 days ago Bahrain
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Manama, September 15th (BNA) –The CEO of Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Osama Bin Abdullah Al Absi said that there was no legal link between the prevention of a foreign worker from travelling and renewing their work permit.

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Bahrain extends freeze on expat worker tax

Posted by jacobo 624 days ago Bahrain
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Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Kahalifa has agreed to suspend their Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) fees until the end of the year, and extend a nationwide freeze on foreign worker tax. 

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More benefits for workers in new Bahrain law

Posted by jacobo 625 days ago Bahrain
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Bahrain has introduced a new legislation that includes tougher punishments for companies that flout health and safety standards, grants private sector workers 30 days of annual leave and increases the length of maternity leave.

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Indian embassy mulls e-jobs attestation

Posted by jacobo 627 days ago Bahrain
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The Indian Embassy in Bahrain is working to adopt a model of its counterpart in Abu Dhabi of a web-based attestation system for recruiting Indian workers.

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