Mon, 27 April 2020
Private sector companies in Bahrain have started disbursing April salaries to employees registered with the General Organisation for Social Insurance (GOSI).
Labour and Social Development Minister, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, stated that most GOSI-registered citizens working in the private sector have been paid their wages for this month.
The move is in line with the royal directives to launch financial and economic stimulus packages in support of Bahrainis working in the private sector and ensure the payment of their salaries for April, May and June, amid nationwide efforts to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
He paid tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier on providing liquidity to the private sector to withstand current social and economic resulting from COVID-19 pandemic.
The minister extended thanks to the private sector companies for their cooperation and commitment to paying their Bahraini employees’ salaries.
In addition, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development has announced the opening of communication channels with the concerned citizens, in order to report and register complaints in the event of non-receipt of the wages of the current month of April.
Employees intending to file complaints for non-receipt of wages are required to contact the official hotlines on 17873919, 17873918 or 17873913, during the official working hours, or send a notification via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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