National Tripartite Committee
NATIONAL TRIPARTITE COMMITTEE (NTC)
A Committee of organised labour, employers and government that determines the National Daily Minimum Wage (NDMW) among others.
Establishment of National Tripartite Committee:
The National Tripartite Committee shall be composed of:
- the Minister who shall be the chairperson;
- five representatives of the Government;
- five representatives of employers’ organization; and
- five representatives of organized labour.
- Determine the national daily minimum wage;
- Advise on employment and labour market issues, including labour laws, international labour standards, industrial relations and occupational safety and health;
- Consult with partners in the labour market on matters of social and economic importance; and
- Perform such other functions as the Minister may request for the promotion of employment development and peace in the labour sector.
Meeting of the National Tripartite Committee
- The National Tripartite Committee shall meet at times and at places determined by the members but shall meet at least once in every three months.
- The quorum for a meeting of the National Tripartite Committee shall be nine members with at least two members each representing the government, organized labour and employers organizations.
- The National Tripartite Committee may invite any interest group to attend any of its meetings.
- Except as otherwise provided in this section, the National Tripartite Committee shall regulate its proceedings.