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  • Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced that it will resume issuing work permits for workers who are abroad from 9 August 2020 onwards. The LMRA also announced that it will require businesses to announce their job vacancies in local newspapers for a period of two weeks before issuing work permits to workers abroad. 

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  • This latest advisory is a cause for concern. UAE has ‘urged’ employers “to ask their maids and household helpers to avoid meeting friends outside of the home this Eid.” However, for the employers, visits are “limited to first and second-degree relatives.”

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  • Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority recently announced that from 1 July 2020 to 30 September 2020, it will suspend job transfers for migrants unless the current employer cancels the work permit and the new employer directly compensates the first employer for the fees corresponding with the remaining validity of the work permit.

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In Brief

  • Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced that it will resume issuing work permits for workers who are abroad from 9 August 2020 onwards. The LMRA also announced that it will require businesses to announce their job vacancies in local newspapers for a period of two weeks before issuing work permits to workers abroad. 

    Read more
  • This latest advisory is a cause for concern. UAE has ‘urged’ employers “to ask their maids and household helpers to avoid meeting friends outside of the home this Eid.” However, for the employers, visits are “limited to first and second-degree relatives.”

    Read more
  • Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority recently announced that from 1 July 2020 to 30 September 2020, it will suspend job transfers for migrants unless the current employer cancels the work permit and the new employer directly compensates the first employer for the fees corresponding with the remaining validity of the work permit.

    Read more
View all