LMRA chief: Wage Protection System’s second stage to begin on September 1

Manama, Aug. 28 (BNA): Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), H.E Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz Al Alawi, has affirmed LMRA’s readiness to implement the second phase of the Wage Protection System by early September. Continue reading

LMRA to implement Optional Insurance System for Domestic Expatriate Employees starting August 4

Manama, Aug. 3 (BNA): The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), in cooperation with the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA), has announced the Optional Insurance System for Domestic Expatriate Employees to protect employers and domestic expatriate employees following any incident that covers for insurance. Continue reading

Bahrain maintains its Status in the US Department of State’s Report on combating people trafficking

Manama, July 1 (BNA): Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer H.E Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz Al Alawi extended his congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, for maintaining the Kingdom of Bahrain’s status within (Tier-1) for the fourth consecutive year in the field of combating people trafficking. 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).