Wage protection push

The Central bank of Bahrain (CBB) has co-ordinated efforts with Benefit Company to ensure compliance and readiness of systems and procedures adopted by most retail banks in addition to payment service providers including 26 banks and five companies. Continue reading

Bahrain, U.S. to strengthen their partnership in combating trafficking in persons

Manama, May 27 (BNA): Bahrain and the U.S. have expressed their shared keenness on strengthening their partnership in the combat against trafficking in persons. Continue reading

HH Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Congratulated by LMRA Chief Executive

Manama, May 16 (BNA): First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport (SCYS), President of the General Sports Authority (GSA), President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, received a cable of congratulations from Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Jamal Abdulaziz Al Alawi, on the issuance of a royal decree appointing him as Board of Directors Chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA). Continue reading

LMRA: First phase of ‘Wage Protection System’ officially begins today

Manama, May 1 (BNA): The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has announced that the first phase of the ‘Wage Protection System’ has officially begun today. Continue reading

LMRA conducts joint inspection campaign

Manama, Apr. 29 (BNA): The Labour Inspection Directorate at the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has carried out, in cooperation with a number of government departments, a joint campaign on commercial registrations in the Capital Governorate to verify their compliance with the provisions of the LMRA Law, as well as health and municipal requirements. Continue reading

LMRA: First Phase of Wage Protection System will Begin on May 1

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority has called on employers to join the wage protection system and commit to regular and timely transfer of workers’ wages to their bank accounts through any of the payment methods facilitated by entities licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain. In this regard, the LMRA noted that the first phase of the system is scheduled to start on May 1, and includes employers who employ 500 workers or more. Continue reading

LMRA CEO Congratulates His Highness Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa

H.E THE Chief Executive Officer, Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz Al Alawi, has extended congratulations to HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and Secretary-General of the Supreme Defence Council, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, on the issuance of Royal Decree 54/2021, appointing him as Board of Directors Chairman of the Oil and Gas Holding Company B.S.C (Nogaholding).