Labor & Workers
The party desires to see healthy and balanced work place relations between employer and employees, where ideally, labour disputes are resolved through mutual agreements, based on International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions and principles, within a triple structure consisting of the workers, employers and the government.
The minimum wage level shall be ascertained in accordance with the cost of living, and as far as possible, make is a tax-free living wage. All other public sector wages will be harmonized and rationalized with their GDP rate.
Discrimination based on gender, race, tribe or affinity in the work place shall not be allowed; and the principle of equal wages for equal work and merit shall prevail.
The party endeavours to uphold all laws ensuring that child labour and all forms of slavery are declared illegal.
In such situations like where people work without living while others live without working will never be tolerated by the Party policies. Such that where one is earning a salary not even enough for subsistence.
Employees and Employers will be protected to have equal rights to control means of production. Such that the contribution of the Employees and Employers in profit generation ventures is appreciated and be equitably shared. The Party shall make sure that the application of this principle is realized.
Employment laws should govern the rights and duties between employers and workers. Such laws are referred to as labor law, primarily designed to keep workers safe, make sure they are treated fairly and to protect employers’ interests. Labour laws are based on National and County governments, legislations, administrative rules, and Industrial Court decisions and may also be governed by contracts.
The public outcry against the oppressive practices of Employers might lead to industrial revolution. Laws passed to compensate injured workers, employee healthcare, establish a minimum wage, create a standard work, and outlaw child labor, prohibit discrimination and unsafe work conditions will be mandatory.
Discrimination in the workplace is another basis for many employment law cases. It shall be illegal to treat workers differently based on ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, age, or disability. The Party will establish Equal Employment Commission to cater for all interests as far as employment is concerned.
The commission will deal with contract showing that the parties entered into an employment contract or made other promises regarding when and how the relationship would end. That is to say, employers and employees will not be free to terminate the relationship at any time and for any reason. Employers will neither fire workers for discriminatory reasons nor will they fire an employee in retaliation for filing a worker’s compensation claim, or for disclosing a violation of law to the authorities (whistle blowing). It will be an offence to terminate employees in bad faith, such as firing a worker to avoid paying a bonus or other benefit. Employers and workers may enter into employment contracts to describe the length of employment, compensation, disciplinary procedures, reasons for termination.