In 1975, Alba was selected by the Government of Bahrain to be the first company in the country to have the privilege of forming a joint consultative committee as part of the Government’s plans to encourage greater interaction between workers and management.
The committee comprised members representing both employers and employees – the latter were directly voted by the workforce. However, the committee was dissolved in 2002 when Alba became one of the first companies in Bahrain to establish an active labour union directly elected by employees.
Today, Alba has two unions - the Alba Labour Union and Alba Trade Union. Alba Management and Unions have a long-lasting collaborative relationship with each other for implementing a variety of welfare initiatives.