The House of Representatives approved a proposed law to amend the provisions of the private labor law by obliging each employer when hiring Any worker should refer to the Ministry of Labor and review the statements of job seekers, taking into account the necessity to give preference to Bahrainis. ...
The amendment stipulates that it is punishable by a fine of not less than 5,000 dinars and not more than 20 One thousand dinars for every business owner or his representative who violated the provisions of Article (9 bis) of this law The issuance or renewal of work permits for the violating establishment shall be suspended until evidence of correcting its conditions is presented.
In the same context, the presenter of the proposal, Representative Ghazi Al-Rahma, said that there are about 19 thousand foreigners in The private sector wages exceed one thousand dinars.
While MP Zainab Abdel Amir said that the fine in the proposed law is less than the salaries of some answers in some Companies.