Kathmandu, Joint trade union coordination center (JTUCC) draw attention of the government about immediate work of the labor sectors.Handed over the Memorandum to the Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security Mr. Gokarna Bista. JTUCC President Cde. Binod Shrestha has expressed its concern regarding the work which has to be done for the workers.
In order to implement Labor Act, 2074, Labour offices have to mobilize to collect the Labour Audit report by industries. Similarly, labor inspection process has been asked to be started immediately & effectively. In the context of implementing the status should publish on the occasion of May Day.
The JTUCC has also urged the Ministry to monitor the labor dispute effectively and enhance the monitoring capacity effectively to the local level. The memorandum has been asked to immediately form all the necessary structures to ensure the registration of employers in the contributory based social security scheme to make it more effective. Campaigns should launched to incorporate informal economy on contributory based social security scheme.
JTUCC has expressed concern for Minister Bista to assist for Information collection and preparation of records related to OHS to form the OHS committee in workplace according to the law.
JTUCC also draw minister attention on workers working in tea plantation and tea processing industry & has asked to make an immediate decision to implement minimum wage & expressed concern on the delay in process as well as In order to provide minimum wage to the Workers working through the labor supplier in government and private sectors.
JTUCC has also urged to initiate dialogue to address the problem of temporary contract teachers. JTUCC has demanded the Government for the necessary reforms in the existing Trade Union Act. & related laws to address the rights of the workers including service sector.