The Labour Advisory Board was inaugurated in February 2017. In accordance with Section 20 of the Labour Act, Chapter 29, Revised Edition 2011, “The Board shall study and make recommendations to the Minister on all matters affecting workers.”
In effect, some of the responsibilities of the Labour Advisory Board include that of :
- Reviewing all unratified International Labour Standards (ILS) - Conventions, Recommendations, and Protocols;
- Drafting of Ministerial Discussion Papers relating to Trade Unions Legislative Reform, Child Labour Policy, Labour Administration and other labour matters; and
- Revising proposals for the amendment of national labour legislations to ensure conformity with ratified International Labour Standards and CARICOM model laws.