Department of Labour-This is to notify and inform the general public that the SHORT-TERM WORK PERMIT (E-Work Permit) is now being initiated by the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources. The employers wishing to import foreign workers even for the duration less than 30 days should now compulsorily apply online through MoLHR-MIS with immediate effect. Besides the normal required documents, the individual/FWRA/employers should submit the medical clearance certificate of the foreigners obtained from the country of origin.This notification is referred to the approval of the night halt work permits only and for other categories and updates, MoLHR will keep notifying in future.

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Notification on working environment, DoL

As per Section 141 and 146 of the Labour and Employment Act of Bhutan, 2007, all employers are required to provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk to health of the employees and non-employees. In addition, as per Section 154 of the...

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Notification regarding suspended foreign workers approval

This is to notify that in view of the suspension of entry of expatriates in the country, the approval of foreign workers is suspended with immediate effect until the suspension of entry is lifted. Further, since the border towns are under lockdown, the employers of...

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Notification regarding Provident Fund and Gratuity (DOL)

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources would like to notify all the enterprises in the Private Sector that an employee is entitled to Provident Fund and to Gratuity upon retirement from the service. It has been observed that many firms have not participated in the...

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Employment Service Centre: 02-334495

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