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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


Mauritius embarks on formulation of Second Generation Decent Work Country Programme

Mauritius embarks on formulation of Second Generation Decent Work Country Programme
Date:November 14, 2017|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS – 14 November, 2017: A tripartite training workshop under the Mauritius Decent Work Country Programme Second Generation was held yesterday at Palms Hotel in Quatre Bornes to enable constituents from both the public and private sectors to decide


Hunger Strike by Cleaners: Government sets up High-Level Committee

Hunger Strike by Cleaners: Government sets up High-Level Committee
Date:October 26, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Employment/Labour

GIS - 26 October, 2017: A High-Level Committee under the Chairmanship of the Financial Secretary, Mr D. Manraj, will meet on 30 October 2017 to look into look into the representations made on behalf of the cleaners currently employed by private cont


Citizen Support Unit organises workshop with Trade Union

Citizen Support Unit organises workshop with Trade Union
Date:October 26, 2017|Domain:Employment/Labour--Civil Service

GIS - 26 October, 2017: A one-day workshop on “Trade Union Engagement in Putting Citizens First” was held yesterday with members of the Government Services Employees Association (GSEA) at the Unity House, Beau Bassin at the initiative of the Citizen


National Employment Bill to be introduced in the National Assembly

National Employment Bill to be introduced in the National Assembly
Date:October 23, 2017|Domain:Employment/Labour

​GIS - 23 October, 2017: Government has given approval to the introduction of the National Employment Bill into the National Assembly.  The object of the Bill is to repeal the Employment and Training Act and enact a more appropriate and modern legis


Stakeholders sensitised on importance of labour statistics in policy decision making

Stakeholders sensitised on importance of labour statistics in policy decision making
Date:August 31, 2017|Domain:Employment/Labour

​GIS - 31 August 2017: The need to improve the interpretation of labour statistics was the main theme addressed during a half-day workshop held yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis.   This initiative of Statistics Mauritiu


MoU paves the way for training in nursing and paramedical fields

MoU paves the way for training in nursing and paramedical fields
Date:July 24, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--Health--Employment/Labour

​GIS – 24 July 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) providing for the training of both Mauritian and international students in Nursing and Paramedical fields was signed on 21 July 2017 in Port Louis between Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd and the Mi