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  1. Bhutan - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Human Resource Development Policy of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2010. - Government Website

    Adoption: 2010-11 | BTN-2010-M-91363

    The National Human Resource Development Policy sets out priorities in the employment sector. The mission statement in the Policy document provides that the objective is "to create and enhance competencies of people through strengthening the existing HRD institutions and promoting required world class HRD institutions to help the country achieve its strategic goals, increase employability and productivity and provide gainful employment to every citizen.

    The objectives are:
    - To create human capital to realise development of Bhutan as a knowledge-based society;
    - To strengthen the existing HRD institutions;
    - To plan for required HRD institutions;
    - To support agencies in planning and developing their sectoral HRD needs by providing broad directions to them;
    - To promote coordination among different HRD agencies in implementing various HRD activities;
    - To develop HRD professionals;
    - To study labour market periodically and to make projections of future labour market scenario; and,
    - To increase employability of, and employment for the Bhutanese youth.

  2. Bhutan - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Human Resource Development Guidelines for Private and Corporate Sector. - Guidlines on-line

    Adoption: 2007-11-28 | BTN-2007-M-80217

    Sets out the educational and training policy for human resource development in the private and corporate sector.

  3. Bhutan - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and Regulations Governing Employment Agencies in Bhutan. - Rules and Regulations

    Adoption: 2006 | Date of entry into force: 2006-08-01 | BTN-2006-R-75392

    Provides minimum standards of conduct applicable to employment agencies for the employment of Bhutanese and foreign workes in Bhutan.

    Chapter 1: Preliminary rules;
    Chapter 2: Functions and authority of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources;
    Chapter 3: Responsibilities and obligations of employment agencies;
    Chapter 4: Fees;
    Chapter 5: Contract between employer and employment agency;
    Chapter 6: Procedure for recruitment of foreing workers;
    Chapter 7: Undertaking to be signed and submitted by an employment agency;
    Chapter 8: Revocation/cancellation of license/legal authorization; and
    Chapter 9: Fines and penalties.

  4. Bhutan - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Wage Rate, Recruitment Agencies & Workmen's Compensation Act, 1994. - Laws in English and Dzongkha

    Adoption: 1994 | BTN-1994-L-87828

    Chapter I - Wage Rates for different Categories
    Chapter II - General Regulations
    Chapter III - Facilities & Benefits
    Chapter IV - Responsibilities of Employer & Employee
    Chapter V - Rules & Regulations for Recruiting Agencies
    Chapter VI - Miscellaneous


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