The Ministry of Labour in collaboration with key stakeholders will this week conduct a two-day engagement that includes a National Labor Conference and a National Dialogue on the future of work in Monrovia today.
According to a Labor Ministry’s press release, the conference which is being held in partnership with the Liberia Labor Congress will focus on three key areas of labor administration: decent work for all; the restructuring of trade union, its pros and cons; the role and responsibilities of employers as well as employees in the workplace.
On day-two of the meeting, the Labor Ministry press release noted that the Ministry of Labor and the International Labor Organization (ILO) will conduct a dialogue session on the future of work.
The ILO at its 104th Conference in Geneva arrived at a consensus to move ahead with an initiative on the future of work focusing on four majors areas of work, including work and security; decent jobs; the organization of work and production and the governance of work.
In reference to this initiative, the Ministry of Labor is acting in that direction aimed at promoting this initiative through National Dialogue by bringing together stakeholders of the labor sector of Liberia.
These activities will be held at the J.B. Mcgill Conference Center, Liberia Labor Congress Headquarters in Gardnersville on the Somalia Drive. The two days events will bring together representatives of employing entities and employees’ organizations, the Liberia Business Association, Civil Society, Federation of Liberian Youth (FLY), the United Nations System, and Government of Liberia.