The Labour Relations Division has the role of promoting and maintaining industrial peace and stability by providing a legal framework to balance the interests of employers and workers, ensuring in particular compliance with the conditions of employment prescribed by law.  

The main functions of this Division include: 

  • Ensuring that safety and health of all workers are being maintained in the workplaces in accordance with the safety and health regulations
  • Investigating claims and complaints relating to terms and conditions of employment.
  • Formulating policies on industrial relations, and
  • Reviewing employment and labour laws regularly, to ensure their continued relevance to both employers and workers.

The Industrial Relations Section, Labour Monitoring and Compliance Section and the Outstation Offices all fall under this Division.