Participants in the "Regional Tripartite Meeting on Wage Policies in the Arab Countries", including Jordan's Minister of Labour Dr Atef Obidat and ILO Regional Director for the Arab States Ms Nada al-Nashif. For more photos of the meeting visit: www.flickr.com/iloarabstates
ObjectivesParticipants will explore major policy issues and practical challenges faced in the area of wage determination and address specific country-level aspects of minimum wage setting. This workshop will discuss objectives, criteria and institutions for minimum wage setting, review experiences and practices from several countries and include an exercise on how wage data can be utilized in minimum wage setting. Emphasis is placed on how to improve wage policies with clear and achievable objectives, sound analysis and constructive social dialogue.
- Global Wage Report 2010/11: Wage policies in times of crisis
- Summary and conclusions for the Regional Tripartite Meeting on Wage Policies in the Arab Countries
- Labour market wage outcomes and policy justification
- Regional tripartite meeting on wage policies in the Arab countries
- Minimum wages: Institutional aspects
- Collective bargaining and wages
- At what level should minimum wages be set?
- Governments' Recommendations
- From unprotected to Decent Work, the role of collective bargaining
- Programme for Employers' Activities - ACT/EMP
- Experience sharing on minimum wage negotiations
- Labor market structures in Arab countries: what role for minimum wages?
- Minimum wages in light of the gender pay gap and migration policies in the Arab Region
- Minimum wage control and development: the Tunisian experience