LMRA conducted 1,192 inspection campaigns and visits during last week

Manama, The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced the implementation of 1,192 inspection campaigns and visits, during the week of May 26 to June 1, which resulted in the detention of 50 violating and irregular workers, while 154 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 LMRA and the Residency Laws in Bahrain, noting that legal measures were taken regarding the observed violations.

The authority pointed out that 1,179 inspection visits were carried out on various shops in all governorates, in addition to 13 joint inspection campaigns, that included seven campaigns in the Capital Governorate; three campaigns in the Muharraq Governorate; one campaign in the Northern Governorate, and two campaigns in the Southern Governorate.

The government entities that participated in the campaigns are the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Nationality, Passports a
nd Residence Affairs (NPRA), and the Governorate’s respective Police Directorate, the General Directorate of Civil Defense, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority, Electricity and Water Authority, the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

The Authority 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 LMRA 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