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tripartism

a system of cooperation between both sides of industry and the state. Tripartite institutions typically include representatives of TRADE UNIONS, managers and owners, and government on the grounds that each has an interest in and worthwhile contribution to make to economic and industrial policy. Insofar as these organizations become de facto extensions of the state (i.e. they make and implement government policy) the more advanced forms of tripartism are sometimes referred to as corporatism. Tripartism developed in the UK from the 1960s. Examples of tripartite organizations include the now defunct National Economic Development Council and the Manpower Services Commission (see TRAINING). UK governments since 1979 have been hostile to tripartism on the grounds that trade unions have no legitimate role in the formulation and implementation of policy, and the trend since then has been to abolish tripartite bodies or to terminate union involvement. This contrasts with other European countries, such as Germany, Austria and the Scandinavian nations where tripartism continues to be viewed as a valued approach to formulating industrial policy.
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The 11MP omits discussion of the implications and supplements to these legislative changes, saying little about the operations of unions and tripartism, and improvements in work conditions and worker protection.
61) This shift in line seemed to accord with the NEAC's actual experience of Labour education policy in government, which had not seriously challenged tripartism.
In whatever perspective it may be viewed, social dialogue structures comprising tripartism, tripartism "plus", bipartism and civil dialogue stand and operate for industrial relations issues.
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Minister of Manpower Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri, met with Moussa Oumarou, director of Governance and Tripartism Department at the International Labour Organisation (ILO), on the sidelines of the 104th session of International Labour Conference, being held in Geneva.
Geneva, June 8 (ONA) Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower met with Moussa Oumarou, Director of Governance and Tripartism Department in the International Labour Organization (ILO), on the sidelines of his participation in the 104th session of the International Labour Conference, currently being held in Geneva.
International Labour Office, Marking Progress Against Child Labour: Global Estimates and Trends 2000-2012 (Geneva: International Labour Organization, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, Government and Tripartism Department, 2013), www.
60) Establishing meaningful tripartism has been made more difficult, however, by the steep decline in unionization rates.
The ILO encourages tripartism within member states by promoting social dialogue to help design and implement national policies.
With the Director-General setting the overall program of the organization, the tenure of Chilean diplomat Juan Somavia in this role beginning in 1999 led the ILO to foster "decent work and fair globalization" around "employment promotion; working conditions and social protection; fundamental principles and rights at work; and tripartism and social dialogue.
The study also typifies tripartism as a prop to resolving industrial disputes in ensuring sustainable inclusive growth.
10395, or an Act Strengthening Tripartism, and RA 10396, or an Act Strengthening Conciliation-Mediation as a Voluntary Mode for Dispute Settlement for all Labor Cases.