Kathmandu, A tripartite seminar on collective bargaining has been held in Hetauda in collaboration with the Labor and Employment and Social Security Office, Hetauda.
In the Joint seminar of Representatives of the government, trade unions and employers, On behalf of the government, Chief Engineer of the Labor and Employment Office, Hetauda, Mr. Prashant Sah briefed about the role of the government in collective bargaining.
Similarly, on behalf of the trade unions, Cde. Ram Hari Nepal, Bagmati Province President of GEFONT spoke on the provisions of the Labor Law on CBA, general practice and the role of trade unions. Likewise, on behalf of the employers Mr. Bijay Baidya, General Manager of MM Polymers, Hetauda, informed about the role of employers in collective bargaining.
On the occasion, responding the queries raised by the participants GEFONT, Bagmati province President Cde. Ram Hari Nepal said that the first place to solve the dispute of the workers is a joint forum & the representatives of the bargaining committee. He said that if there is no solution, it can forward to the Labor Office and Laobur office also can recommended for mediation.
However, he said in some places the wrong method has been adopted. the district administration office and local political parties should not interfere in the labor issue.
GEFONT, NTUC, ANTUF and participants from the employers have participated in the program. the Program held at the meeting hall of the Association of Industry at Hetauda Industrial Area.