ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Apr 2011

In April 2011, the government of Bahrain announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory Authority. FEES SUSPENDED. Available at http://blog.lmra.bh/en/archives/1194


Inception date: 01 Apr 2011 | Removal date: 30 Sep 2011
Still in force

Labour market access

With effect from 1 April 2011, the government of Bahrain has waived the monthly fee on foreign workers.
 
For the duration of 6 months, employers of foreign staff do not have to pay BD 10 (USD 26) to the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA).

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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