Island wide Competition on Social Dialogue and Workplace Cooperation – 2017

Social dialogue and workplace cooperation unit in the Human Resource Development division of the department of Labour launches social dialogue and workplace cooperation promotion programmes island wide with a view to establish industrial peace and economic development through creating a decent work environment. Arrangements have been made to conduct this annual competition in this year too, to consider how far the social dialogue practices are implemented by the establishments.

This competition is conducted under 02 main sections.

1. Inter-establishments Competition

2. Creation Competition

1) Establishment level competition on social dialogue and workplace cooperation.

The main objective of this competition is to evaluate the manner of practical implementation of the message on social dialogue and workplace cooperation which received through the workshops and programmes conducted by social dialogue and workplace cooperation unit. Through this competition, it is expected to get a follow up on the programmes and workshops conducted by our unit and popularize the social dialogue practices among the establishments in our country.

The Competition is conducted under four sections,

  • Plantation Sector
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Services Sector
  • Garments Sector

Based on the number of employees in the establishment, competition is held categorizing the establishments as,

  • Small Scale
  • Medium Scale
  • Large Scale

This competition is open to any establishment in the island. Please fill the appended application form and submit it along with a report prepared on your establishment. Make sure to include it the below mentioned areas which are evaluated in the competition.

1.     Social Dialogue Practices

1.1.   Collective agreements

1.2.   Trade unions/ Employee Councils

1.3.   Employer-Employee meetings

1.4.   Societies/ Associations

1.5.   Obtaining proposals and ideas of employees

1.6.   Communication methods

1.7.   Job security

1.8.   Grievance management methods

2.     Methods of employee performance evaluation

2.1.   Selection of best employee

2.2.   Measures taken to encourage employee attendance

2.3.   Employee awards and evaluation methods

2.4.   Benefits entitled to employees

3.     Welfare activities

3.1.   Welfare facilities for the employees in the establishment

3.2.   Welfare services for the family of the employee

4.     Productivity and Management methodologies in the establishment

5.     Awards received by the establishment

5.1.   Social dialogue and workplace cooperation awards received by the establishment

5.2.   Awards received by the employees

5.3.   Productivity awards received by the establishment

5.4.   Entrepreneurship awards received by the establishment

5.5.   Quality certificates / awards received by the establishment

6.     Social welfare services

7.     Employee hygiene and safety within the workplace premises

7.1.   Safety committees

7.2.   Safety measures used in an emergency

7.3.   Safety within the workplace premises and methods of using chemicals

7.4.   Hygiene

8.     Employment of women and children

9.     Production of the establishment and promotion of income

10.    Industrial relation information

SD Excellence Awards - 2017 Application

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2) Creation competition on social dialogue and workplace cooperation

This competition is held with  the aim of spreading the social dialogue concept among the employees in our country and evaluating creative ability of employees in that regard.

1.     Events in the competition

The competition has been organized under below mentioned 05 events.

·        Poetry Competition (Sinhala/Tamil)

·        Essay Competition (Sinhala/Tamil)

·        Painting Competition

·        Poster Competition

·        Video Clips Competition

2.     Events, topics and submission of creations for competition

Creations can be submitted on one of the following topics for every event in the competition.

I. Let`s build institutional cooperation through dialogue

II. Cooperation is the pathway of the industrial peace

III. Towards economic prosperity through industrial peace

IV. Institutional cooperation and  productivity

V. Dialogue for productive and efficient production

VI. Let`s minimize problems through dialogue

VII. Decent work environment increases production

  • Poetry Competition

Five (05) poems with four lines composed on one of the above topics will be applicable for this competition. All creations should be submitted in a A4 size paper using only one side of it and in clear handwriting.

  • Essay Competition

An essay on one of the above topics with 750 – 1000 words should be submitted in A4 size paper using one side of it and in clear handwriting.

  • Paintings and poster competition

Please submit your creation on one of the above topics using a Bristol board.

A margin of 1 inch should be kept on 4 sides of the Bristol board.

Pastel, water colours or any selected medium can be used for the creation.

Video clips competition

Creations can be submitted on one of the above topics.

Every creation should limit to 5 -10 minutes and be submitted on compact disks (CD) using MPEG, (MP4) formats.

            

                 3.  Participating in competition

Self prepared application according to the appended specimen application can be used.

Duly completed application should be get certified by the head of  the  establishment with seal and be submitted it with the creation.

All the creations, before 31.08.2017, can be forwarded by post or handed over by calling over to Social Dialogue Unit.

 

Assistant Commissioner of Labour

Social Dialogue and Workplace Cooperation Unit,

06th  Floor,

Department of Labour,

Narahenpita,

Colombo 05.

 

Creations can be forwarded by post to reach the above address or handed over to head office on any office day between 8.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. by calling over. The creations which Violate the prescribed conditions of the competition and the creations received after due date will be rejected from the competition. While the final decision on the judgment of the competition shall make the panel of Judges, the final decision on the competition shall make the committee of the competition.

One person can be participated for several of events and only one creation should be submitted for each event.

Having completed and certified the appended specimen application it should be submitted with every creation.

 

4.     Presenting awards and certificates for winners

Creations submitted for every event will be referred to an expert, independent and impartial panel of Judges selected by social dialogue and workplace cooperation unit and winners will be selected through it. Except painting competition, 5 winners from all the other competitions will be selected in Sinhala and Tamil mediums separately.

For     first,

           second and

           third places, will be presented awards and certificates, and merit certificates will be presented for fourth and fifth places.

Arrangements have been made to hold the awards and certificate presenting ceremony in November in Colombo.

All Island Art Competition on Social Dialogue & Workplace Cooperation – 2017 Application

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 03:04