Gov't workers to enforce labor laws

Some 300 employees of the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry will be used to enforce labor and consumer protection laws in early September, the ministry said.

By DANIEL KENNEMER
July 11, 2006 10:09

 
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Some 300 employees of the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry will be used to enforce labor and consumer protection laws in early September, the ministry said. Dubbed "An Honorable Living," the program will focus on labor regulation, wage protection and minimum wage, employee awareness of labor rights, sexual harassment and employment conditions among women, rest hour laws, teen labor, disabled workers' rights and other issues. Consumer matters to be addressed by the program include compliance with labelling and pricing regulations and verification of weighing equipment.

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