LMRA conducts 678 inspection campaigns and visits during last week

Manama, The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced the implementation of 678 inspection campaigns and visits, during the week of 2 to 8 June 2024, which resulted in the detention of 85 violating and irregular workers, while 81 violators were deported.

The inspection campaigns and visits also resulted in monitoring a number of violations related to the provisions of a number of regulating laws, especially the Labour Market Regulatory Authority and the Residency Laws in the Kingdom of Bahrain, noting that legal measures were taken regarding the observed violations.

The authority pointed out that 664 inspection visits were carried out on various shops in all governorates, in addition to 14 joint inspection campaigns, that included 8 campaigns in the Capital Governorate; 1 campaign in the Muharraq Governorate; 3 campaigns in the Northern Governorate, and 2 campaigns in the Southern Governorate.

The government entities that participated in the campaigns are the Ministry of Interior, represented by
the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA), and the Governorate’s respective Police Directorate, the Sentences Enforcement Department, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority, and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

The LMRA affirmed the continuation of joint coordination with government agencies to intensify inspection campaigns in all governorates of the Kingdom, and to address any violations or practices that negatively affect the stability and competitiveness of the labour market or harm economic and social security of the Kingdom.

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority renewed its call on all members of the society to support the efforts of government agencies in addressing illegal labour practices, by reporting violations via the electronic form on the authority’s website www.lmra.gov.bh or by calling the authority’s call centre on 17506055 or via the government’s Suggestions and Complaints System (Tawasul).

Source: Bahrain News Agency