Namibian Labour Lexicon Vol. 3 The Labour Act, Codes of Conduct. (Pending)
The third in the series of labour issue-related volumes, Volume 3 serves to clarify the Codes of Conduct, as established by the Ministry, for employers, employees and trade unions, with particular reference to the Acts stronger emphasis on arbitration as a method of dispute resolution. In co-operation with the Ministry of Labour and Dr. J.W.F. van Rooyen (H&E Labour Consultants), funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.
Namibian Labour Lexicon Vol. 2 The Labour Act, 2004 A-Z. A Guide to the Understanding and Application of the New Labour Law.
The second in the envisaged series of three labour issue-related volumes, Volume 2 serves as an introduction and explanation to the revised Labour Act passed in 2004. In co-operation with the Ministry of Labour and Dr. J.W.F. van Rooyen (H&E Labour Consultants), funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (available for sale at the NID).
Publication of Namibian Labour Lexicon Vol 1 Essential Expressions: An explanatory glossary of basic Human Resources, Industrial Relations and Labour Law terms and concepts
The first in an envisaged series of three labour issue-related volumes, Volume 1 seeks to serve as source of easy labour-related concept reference for human resources and labour practitioners, students, employers, employees and trade unions. In co-operation with Dr. J.W.F. van Rooyen (H&E Labour Consultants), funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (available for sale at the NID).
Pursuant to the private arbitration workshop held in 2001, an Arbitration Steering Committee was tasked to further investigate options to promote private arbitration parallel to statutory arbitration. This investigation led to the founding of the Professional Arbitration and Mediation Association of Namibia (PAMAN).
Options for Private Arbitration in Namibia
In light of the forthcoming new labour legislation in Namibia, the demand for quick and quality labour arbitration has never been greater. The availability of private alternative dispute resolution options could serve an important purpose in this regard. Facilitated by the NID, a workshop was held to brainstorm options for private arbitration in Namibia. Available on the Publications page
Conflict Management in the Workplace
A training workshop held for employers and unions on conflict management tools. Held in co-operation with Appropriate Conflict Management Services.
Implementing Affirmative Action in Namibia
Pursuant to promulgation of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act (Act 29 of 1998), this summarised guide to the Act was published by the NID to provide a concise guide to affirmative action and legislative requirements for employers, employees, students and trade unions. Contents by Dr. J.W.F. van Rooyen (H&E Labour Consultants), funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Available on the Publications page
The Labour Act in Practice
The booklet provides a concise and colloquial summation of the conditions of employment as stipulated by the Labour Act (Act 6 of 1992). In co-operation with the Law Society of Namibia, funded by the Royal Netherlands Embassy. Available on the Publications page
1996 - 1997
The Role of Trade Unions in a Democracy
Pursuant to the identification of the need for further trade union training, the program provided a series of in-depth national workshops for trade union leaders, key union personnel and members regarding the role and functions of trade unions in a democracy. Funded by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy.
The Role of Trade Unions in a Democracy Conference
A training workshop for trade union leaders and key union personnel regarding the role of trade unions in a democracy. Held in co-operation with the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW)
Affirmative Action Conference
A final conference report documenting recommendations regarding possible future legislation of affirmative action was forwarded to Government. Funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.