Publications

Proceedings of the ARLAC high level symposium on Sustaining Partnerships and Collaboration in Strengthening Labour Administration Systems in Africa, held in Nyanga, Zimbabwe from 10 - 14 February 2014. edited by Dan Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The Objectives of the symposium were to:

  1. consider and approve the Secretariats presentation in "ARLAC at 40: Sustaining Partnerships and Collaboration in Strengthening Labour Administration Systems in Africa;
  2. identify and propose new partners for ARLAC;
  3. propose methods for sustaining current partners and ways of creating new partnerships; and to
  4. indicate how member countries can assist ARLAC other than through payment of membership contributions. 

Read the full report here.

 

Proceedings of the ARLAC tripartite workshop entitled "Strengthening Occupational Safety and Health for the Excluded", held at the ARLAC Campus from 04 - 08 November 2013. Edited by Dan E. Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. identify the categories of workers and sectors not covered by OSH standards, national legislation and policy;
  2. analyse the role of Governments and social partners in promoting a preventative safety and health culture for all;
  3. identify the current challenges of OSH inspectorates in providing services for all categories of workers and ways to overcome these challenges; and to 
  4. propose recommendations for national level action for the extension of OSH services to the excluded.

Read the full report here.

Proceedings of an ARLAC tripartite workshop entitled "Implementing International Labour Standards: Strategies for Enhancing Minimum Wage Fixing Machinery", held at the ARLAC Campus from 07 - 11 October 2013. Edited by Dan E. Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. promote the role of International Labour Standards in the formulation of minimum wage policies;
  2. study the effects of minimum wages on employment, productivity and poverty reduction strategies; and to
  3. share experiences on best practices in setting minimum wages  

Read the full report here

Proceedings of an ARLAC tripartite workshop entitled Social Dialogue: Key to Achieving Decent Work Country Programmes, held at the ARLAC Campus from 09 - 13 September 2013. Edited by Mary Muchengeti.

The Objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. promote inclusiveness in the development of DWCP;
  2. strengthen the social dialogue structures and contributions to the success of the programme; and to
  3. promote consensus-building and involvement of stakeholders in the advancement of stakeholders.  

Social Dialogue and Consensus Building for Industrial Harmony and Economic Growth Report.

Proceedings of an ARLAC tripartite workshop on Investing in Skills Development for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Decent Work Agenda, held at the ARLAC Campus from 29 July to 02 August 2013. Edited by Mary Muchengeti.
The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. promote education, vocational training and lifelong learning as central pillars of employability for workers within the Decent Work Agenda;
  2. integrate skills development into national and sectoral development strategies;
  3. strengthen linkages between skills, sustainable development and decent work; and to
  4. extend access to education and training for those who are disadvantaged in society.

Read the full report here. 

Proceedings of an ARLAC tripartite workshop on Labour Market Information Systems for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Decent Work Agenda, held at the ARLAC Campus from 22 - 26 April 2013. Edited by Paul Dzviti and Mary Muchengeti.
The objectives of the workshop were to:

  • discuss the role of LMI in exposing decent work deficits;
  • highlight the need for member countries to establish or maintain sound labour market information (LMI) systems and use them to develop evidence-based policy making; and
  • share best practices on the effective use of LMI.

Read the full Report here. 

Membership

Nineteen countries have ratified the ARLAC agreement and these are:

  • Botswana
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

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