A freeze on fees levied by Bahrain's Labour Market Regulatory Authority on foreign workers has been extended until June 30 next year on orders issued by Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
A landmark vote yesterday (March 6) saw Bahrain’s parliament veto a Royal decree that would increase the government's share from 20 per cent to 50 per cent in the revenues of Tamkeen, the country’s labour fund.
The government wants to
A freeze on fees levied by Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has been extended until April 1, said the cabinet after its weekly meeting chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa o
Bahrain's MPs have voted to freeze until January the BD10 monthly fee for every expatriate employee, levied on employers by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority.
MPs said the government should renegotiate with the employers, followin
Revenue generated by labour fees amounts to BD60 million ($159 million), per annum, said a top official of Tamkeen, Bahrain's Labour Fund.
Tamkeen spends 80 per cent of the revenue on labour market reforms, training and employment prog