Housemaid Contract Agreement Bahrain

Mr. Al Absi said that the first stage of the implementation of the new contract will cover housekeepers recruited through authorized recruitment agencies; the second step involves hiring the employer directly. Bahrain has long required contracts for domestic workers, but the standard or unified contract is a mandatory template that employers must complete to hire and employ a domestic worker. The new document contains a section in which employers must indicate the number of family members, housing for housekeepers, children under the age of 12, if any, and the number of members with special needs in the household. “The contract ensures a transparent process by documenting details such as the duties of the housekeeper, the number of children in the house, people with special needs or those who need geriatrics,” said Ausamah Al Absi, director general of the LMRA. Traditionally, most expat contracts were only for two years, but it`s becoming increasingly common for contracts to be permanent…