US job openings increased in March to the highest level in eight months and layoffs continued to decline, indicating the labour market remains fairly robust despite April's slowdown in employment gains.
The firmer labour marke
A six-month general amnesty for workers staying in Bahrain illegally will begin on Wednesday, a report said.
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) chief executive Ausamah Al Absi announced yesterday that the grace period for u
Bahrain is stepping up efforts to tackle human trafficking by creating a dedicated new unit to help victims, a report said.
It will be overseen by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and include participation of social w
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has unveiled plans to step up inspections at trade, industrial and tourism establishments as part of efforts to address the issue of illegal workers, a report said.
LMRA chief executiv
A new crackdown on Bahrain's illegal visa black market is due to commence within a matter of weeks, a report said.
Tens of thousands of foreign workers in Bahrain are thought to be working in the country illegally, reported th
A total of 16 housemaids have been given sanctuary at a women's shelter in Bahrain in the last four weeks, making it the highest figure recorded within eight months, a report said.
However, the 'unusual surge' at the M
US employment growth likely retained enough momentum in July to help buoy the economy for the rest of the year, a report said.
Nonfarm payrolls probably increased by 233,000 this month, according to a Reuters survey of economists.
Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has introduced new rules for recruitment agencies, which will require them to deposit BD10,000 ($26,500) in a bank account for dealing with problems involving foreign workers.
Reforms in labour markets and social protection are key to job creation in the Arab world.
This was the conclusion of a three-day forum in Riyadh where ministers, representatives from international organisations, private sector an
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly a month, a hopeful sign for the labor market, while holiday retail sales rose in November and December.