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  • After years of delay, Bahrain announces the implementation of the “Wage Protection System” in three phases starting from 1 May 2021. The WPS mandates employers to pay wages via bank transfer.

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  • Several Saudi ministries have made Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for workers in certain sectors. Workers not vaccinated before specific dates must provide negative Covid-19 test results every seven days at the expense of the employer to be allowed to continue working. 

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  • Bahrain issued a new decision that allows foreign workers to sponsor their adult children and parents if they earn BD1000 monthly. Previously, migrants could only sponsor their spouses, children under the age of 18 & adult children studying in the country.

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In Brief

  • After years of delay, Bahrain announces the implementation of the “Wage Protection System” in three phases starting from 1 May 2021. The WPS mandates employers to pay wages via bank transfer.

    Read more
  • Several Saudi ministries have made Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for workers in certain sectors. Workers not vaccinated before specific dates must provide negative Covid-19 test results every seven days at the expense of the employer to be allowed to continue working. 

    Read more
  • Bahrain issued a new decision that allows foreign workers to sponsor their adult children and parents if they earn BD1000 monthly. Previously, migrants could only sponsor their spouses, children under the age of 18 & adult children studying in the country.

    Read more
View all