19 January 2013

Tunisia: Lights On Projected National Council of Social Dialogue

Tunis — The creation of a national council of social dialogue enjoying administrative and financial independence "guarantor of a tripartite active and permanent dialogue" was a key recommendation of the social contract signed last January 14 between the Government, the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) and the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA).

The creation of the council will contribute to enhancing social stability in Tunisia, seeking ways to ease tension in labour conflicts and improving the social dialogue climate," UGTT Deputy Secretary-General Belgacem Ayari told TAP news agency...

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