LABOUR & WORKING CONDITIONS
Economic growth through employment creation and income generation should be balanced with protection for basic rights of workers.
For any business, the workforce is a valuable asset. A sound worker-management relationship is a key ingredient to the sustainability of the enterprise. Failure to establish and foster a sound worker-management relationship can undermine worker commitment and retention, and jeopardise long term success.
A constructive worker-management relationship, treating workers fairly and providing them with safe and healthy working conditions, may create tangible benefits, such as improved productivity of operations.
Performance Standard 2 aims to:
For each of the ten criteria for PS 2, listed in the left hand navigation, use the generic steps (below) to formulate your plan. First you assess the social aspects, then check out relevant law, set objectives and targets and outline a management programme. You finish with an Action Plan to improve Working Conditions.
Start with Criteria 1: Human Resources Policy.
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