ILERA Study Group on Re-engineering Labour Administration met at the 7th Asian Congress of the IIRA (now ILERA)
Dr. Giuseppe Casale, Director of the ILO Labour Administration and Inspection Programme and Mr. A. Sivananthiran (international consultant and former ILO official), coordinators of the Study Group on Re-engineering Labour Administration convened the meeting in Bali on the occasion of the 7th Asian Congress of the IIRA, now ILERA. The meeting saw a the participation of ministry’ officials, labour inspectors, workers and employers representatives, and researchers and academics. More than 60 persons took part in the event, expressing strong interest in the topic. Following that meeting and encouraged by the enthusiasm of the participants, Dr. Casale and Mr. Sivananthiran will continue to collect the various experiences on labour administration and inspection with a view to presenting the first comparative findings at the next meeting of the Study Group which will take place during the 16th ILERA (IIRA) World Congress that will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, (2-5 July 2012).