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Workshop focused on issues related to National Minimum Wage

Workshop focused on issues related to National Minimum Wage
Date:April 25, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance

GIS – 25 April, 2018: The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training organised a workshop with representatives of Trade Unions on the issue of the National Minimum Wage this morning at Victoria House, Port Louis. The workshop


Flying Squad of Ministry enforces payment of National Minimum Wage

Flying Squad of Ministry enforces payment of National Minimum Wage
Date:April 05, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS – 05 April, 2018: The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training has set up a Flying Squad in view of enforcing the payment of the national minimum wage. The Squad has, as at 30 March 2018, carried out 2,678 inspections co


Several activities organised to mark International Labour Day 2018

Several activities organised to mark International Labour Day 2018
Date:April 05, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS - 05 April, 2018: The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training is organising a series of activities to mark the International Labour Day 2018.    The activities comprise the distribution of posters based on the theme


ICT Digital Youth Engagement Programme, amounting to Rs 4.8 million, launched

ICT Digital Youth Engagement Programme, amounting to Rs 4.8 million, launched
Date:March 05, 2018|Domain:ICT--Youth & Sports--Employment/Labour--Education & Training

GIS  – 05 March 2018: The Digital Youth Engagement Programme (DYEP) - Coding in Cyber Caravans, funded to the tune of Rs 4.8 million, was launched today at the Highlands Government School.  The aim is to trigger the interest of young learners for ST


A batch of 30 unemployed graduates selected for a conversion course in ICT

A batch of 30 unemployed graduates selected for a conversion course in ICT
Date:March 02, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Education & Training--Business & Industry

GIS  – 02 March 2018: A first batch of 30 unemployed graduates has been selected for a Master’s Degree Course in Applied Software Technologies. After successful completion of the training, they will be appointed as Application Development Associates


Gender Minister urges women to adopt a culture of entrepreneurship

Gender Minister urges women to adopt a culture of entrepreneurship
Date:February 22, 2018|Domain:Gender--Employment/Labour--Education & Training--Business & Industry

GIS  – 22 February 2018: An entrepreneurship workshop aiming at providing women with necessary information and facilities for business start-ups was held this morning at the Council Room, City Council in Port Louis. The Minister of Gender Equality,


Export and non-Export-Oriented Enterprises: Payment of national minimum wage

Export and non-Export-Oriented Enterprises: Payment of national minimum wage
Date:December 11, 2017|Domain:Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance

GIS - 11 December, 2017: The Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training will make Regulations to provide for the payment of the national minimum wage of Rs 8 140, plus the additional remuneration of Rs 360, to workers employed


Workshop on interpretation and application of provisions of Employment Relations Act 2008

Workshop on interpretation and application of provisions of Employment Relations Act 2008
Date:November 30, 2017|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS - 30 November, 2017: The interpretation and application of certain provisions of the Employment Relations was the focus of a half-day workshop which opened this morning at the Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes. In his address at the opening ce


National Assembly: Equal Opportunities Amendment Bill voted

National Assembly: Equal Opportunities Amendment Bill voted
Date:November 22, 2017|Domain:Judiciary--Employment/Labour

GIS - 22 November, 2017: The Equal Opportunities Amendment Bill was voted in the National Assembly yesterday. The Bill makes provision for amendments to Sections 10 and 11 of the Equal Opportunities Act. The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs


Metro Express Project: Minister Bodha reassures transport industry workers of no redundancy

Metro Express Project: Minister Bodha reassures transport industry workers of no redundancy
Date:November 16, 2017|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Business & Industry--Employment/Labour

GIS – 16 November 2017: “The National Transport Corporation (NTC) will be called upon to be the backbone of the new National Transport Network Project, and I am reiterating the assurances given to the staff of the Corporation as well as to workers o