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New passport rules backed

Posted by jacobo 1155 days ago Bahrain
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RIGHTS activists have called for tougher punishments against employers who withhold passports of foreign workers.


The Migrant Workers Protection Society (MWPS) has backed new rules to tackle the long-standing problem.


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Bahrain’s Proposed Reforms Misdirected

Posted by jacobo 1162 days ago Bahrain
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Proposed reforms to discourage employers from confiscating workers’ passports could instead further restrict migrant workers rights.

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Withholding workers' passport is illegal: Bahrain

Posted by jacobo 1178 days ago Bahrain
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Bahrain has warned employers that withholding of passports of foreign workers is illegal under the labour law.

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Labour Minister Highlights Bahrain's Steps to Protect the Rights of Foreign Workers

Posted by jacobo 1198 days ago Bahrain
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Abu Dhabi, May 14. (BNA) -- Labour Minister of Board Chairman of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan led the kingdom's delegation to the international conference on "Labor Mobility and Its Impact on Sustainable Development", organised here by Abu Dhabi Dialogue (ADD) on May 14 and 15, in collaboration with Global Forum o

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Forged visas causes hassle in Bahrain

Posted by jacobo 1200 days ago Bahrain
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Hundreds of domestic workers have been using forged visit visas to sneak out of India to come to work in Bahrain, with unscrupulous manpower agents helping fuel the practice, which has caused major problems for Bahraini families.

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Bahrain starts 2nd phase of drive against
 illegal workers

Posted by jacobo 1210 days ago Bahrain
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MANAMA — Bahrain has launched a new phase of campaign against illegal foreign workers, estimated at about 52,000.

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Crackdown on illegal workers

Posted by jacobo 1211 days ago Bahrain
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A 30-MEMBER security force will join the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in cracking down on illegal workers from today.

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23 'free visa' workers held

Posted by jacobo 1295 days ago Bahrain
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MANAMA: More than 23 car cleaners on "free visas" have been arrested in the Central Governorate following a complaint filed by car wash companies, said Labour Market Regulatory Authority chief executive Ausamah Al Absi.

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