The Government of Lesotho’s Constitution of 1993 that governs the country has provisions that relate to the rights of the workers and provides the basis for labour legislation. The Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE) is responsible for all issues relating to labour in Lesotho. The Ministry through the Government of Lesotho is a member of the International Labour Organization; African Union; and SADC. The Labour Code Order No.24 1992, the country's main piece of labour legislation has established four main statutory bodies through which the social partners are consulted on national labour issues. These include, the National Advisory Committee on Labour (NACOLA), the Wages Advisory Board (WAB), the National Advisory Committee on Safety and Health (NACOSH) and the Industrial Relations Council (IRC).
27th January 2015
Better Work Lesotho and its partners – government, employer associations and unions will come together in Maseru to raise awareness on issues of occupational safety and health (OSH), with a focus on fire safety measures and emergency preparedness.
The NACOLA, chaired by the Principal Secretary for Ministry of Labour and Employment is a tripartite structure...Read More
Section 46 of the Labour Code establishes a National Advisory Council for Occupational Safety...Read More
The WAB reviews minimum wages and standards of employment on an annual basis and makes...Read More