Work Permit

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Work Permit

1. Legal permission in certain U.S. states for a minor child to take a job. Work permits are required to ensure that neither the employer nor the child is in violation of child labor laws. Work permits come with certain restrictions; for example, the employee ordinarily may not work during school hours.

2. See: Work visa.
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It dismissed excuses given by employers to avoid requesting a work permit, especially "using the residency permit issued by General Security to bypass the law and exempt themselves from requesting work permits.
Foreign specialists receive a work permit for up to 1 year at the request of the employer within the state work permit, while their number should not exceed 20% of the total number of employees in one economic entity;
Foreigners must obtain work permits after meeting all requirements stated in the previous BoI rules and regulations, he added.
Expats aged under 60 who live in Bahrain and do not have a legal work permit are not eligible under the scheme which is designed to help stamp out the so-called "free visa" market, under which foreigners purchased work permits for as much as BD1,500 and then worked illegally for other employers.
52 million work permits issued in 2015, Arab News reported, citing statistics revealed by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development.
CAPMAS stated that the total number of work permits issued (for the first time) reached 555,311 in 2016 compared to 612,644 in 2015, a decrease of 9.
Petitioner Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi contended that the federal ministers concealed their offshore work permits from the Election Commission of Pakistan.
Work permits should be issued by the government only where there are proven skill shortages in specific areas of the economy.
BEIRUT: Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi revealed Wednesday that the number of work permits issued to foreigners had dramatically decreased following stringent laws enacted by his ministry.
Speaking after a Cabinet meeting on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and government spokesperson Numan KurtulmuE- said the issue of granting work permits to Syrian refugees in Turkey was discussed in the meeting, after the Ministry of Labor and Social of Security submitted details of its work on the issue to the Cabinet.
Turkey plans to offer Syrian refugees work permits in order to encourage fewer of them to migrate, Volkan Bozkir, Turkey's minister for European Affairs, said on Monday, amid EU pressure to reduce the flow of migrants.
According to BTselem report issued in April 2014, Israel has strict criteria for the approval of work permits and issues no more permits than the number fixed in an occasionally revised quota.