GOVERNMENT TO APPOINT NEW MEMBERS OF NATIONAL LABOUR COMMISSION SOON

GOVERNMENT TO APPOINT NEW MEMBERS OF NATIONAL LABOUR COMMISSION SOON

 

The term of Office of Members of the Commission of the National Labour Commission has ended.

Their term of office ended after successfully serving a four- year term pursuant to Section 143 (1) of Act 651.

The Members of the Commission are nominated and appointed in accordance with Section 136 of the Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651) as follows.

  • “The Commission shall consist of the following persons:
  • A chairman who shall be nominated by the employer’ organisation and organized labour except that where there is failure to nominate a chairperson within sixty days as provided, the employers’ organisation in consultation with organized labour shall submit the matter to a mediator agreed on by them; and
  • Six representatives, two each nominated by the Government, employers’ organisation and organized Labour.

 

  • The Chairperson and the other members of the Commission shall be appointed by the President acting in consultation with the Council of State”

Consultations are currently ongoing among the social partners to nominate persons to be appointed into office a members of the Commission.