Upon receiving the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in the Kingdom Bahrain.. Al Alawi commends the commitment of the National Committee for Combatting Trafficking in Persons in maintaining the national efforts of combatting trafficking in persons in collaboration with the United States.

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer H.E. Mr. Jamal bin Abdulaziz Al Alawi commends the commitment and interest of the National Committee for Combatting Trafficking in Persons in developing LMRA’s procedures aimed at safeguarding the rights of all labour parties. Continue reading

LMRA’s CEO: No tolerance with law violators.. 10 thousand inspection visits, 100 joint campaigns in 2021 resulting in detecting 900 criminal violations.. 8 forced labour cases are referred to relevant authorities.. 13 establishments operating unlicensed domestic labour.

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority LMRA’s Chief Executive Officer CEO H.E. Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz Al Alawi disclosed that the LMRA’s Law Enforcement Sector has made a comprehensive plan for launching intensive inspection campaigns in various markets and commercial shops in all Kingdom’s governorates to stand against any illegal practices which might adversely affect the labour market. The LMRA’s CEO stressed on the need to preserve the labour market’s strength, competitiveness, fairness, and stability, as a LMRA’s top priority. Continue reading

As part of the continuity of the Authority’s efforts in combatting the illegal practices .. “LMRA” Conducts Inspection Campaign in “Southern” Governorate and Deporting Violators

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) conducted an inspection campaign in the Southern Governorate, in cooperation with the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs of the Ministry of Interior and the Southern Governorate Directorate that included a number of Governorate work sites. Continue reading

As part of its ongoing efforts in combatting illegal practices .. “LMRA” Launches Inspection Campaign in “Muharraq” Governorate and Deports Violators

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), represented in the Law Enforcement Sector, launched an inspection campaign in the Muharraq Governorate on Monday 17th January 2022, in collaboration with the Nationality, Passports & Residence Affairs NPRA of the Ministry of Interior and the Muharraq Governorate Directorate Police Directorate. Continue reading

LMRA Branch of Riffa-Buhair Re-opens with over 500 customers capacity daily and 120 thousand beneficiaries in Southern Governorate .. AlAlawi: We intend to foster the continued development of customer services, and gladly welcome the Nationality, Passports & Residence Affairs as new partners of the branch

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced the re-opening of the Customer Services Center in Riffa-Buhair, commencing from 3rd January 2022, with the joining of the Nationality, Passports & Residence Affairs. Continue reading

Phase III of Wages Protection System (WPS) Commences Including every employer/CR with 1-49 Workers .. AlAlawi: Success of Phases I & II is an outcome of all parties’ collaboration

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) H.E. Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz AlAlawi hailed the employers’ ongoing commitment and positive participation in the Wages Protection System (WPS), which has greatly contributed to eliminating the phenomenon of delayed salary payment, reducing labour disputes and guaranteeing workers’ rights with full transparency, in addition to safeguarding the rights of employers and proving their compliance with completing salary payments, thus preventing complaints & grievances. LMRA statistics have indicated that all of employers (CRS with 500+ workers) completing salary payments, along with 88% of employers (CRS with 50-499 workers) since joining the system initiative. Continue reading

In collaboration with IOM and UNODC The Regional Center of Excellence for Capacity Building in the Field of Combatting Trafficking in Persons Launches its First Training of Trainers Program Targeting 8 Governmental and Non-governmental Agencies..AlAlawi: Capacity building of first responders is a main pillar of combating this phenomenon

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority’s Chief Executive Officer H.E Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz AlAlawi said that the issue of trafficking in persons in all its forms is considered an organized crime and handling it requires a special set of capabilities and skills. Continue reading

As part of the continuity of the Authority’s efforts in combatting the illegal practices..“LMRA” Conducts Inspection Campaign in “Northern” Governorate and Deporting Violators

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) conducted an inspection campaign in the Northern Governorate, in cooperation with the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs of the Ministry of Interior and the Northern Governorate Directorate that included a number of Governorate work sites. Continue reading