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

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

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: 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

Humaidan: Wage protection system to be implemented in three phases starting from May

Manama, Mar.27 (BNA): Following the Cabinet’s decision to approve the timeline for the implementation of the wage protection system, the Minister of Labour and Social Development, Chairman of the Board of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority, His Excellency Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, issued Decision Number 22 for the year 2021 on the timeline of implementation of the wage protection system for workers in the private sector. Continue reading