Department of Labour (National): Overview
The Department of Labour aims to play a significant role in reducing unemployment, poverty and inequality through a set of policies and programmes developed in consultation with social partners, which are aimed at:
- improving economic efficiency and productivity
- skills development and employment creation
- sound labour relations
- eliminating inequality and discrimination in the workplace
- alleviating poverty in employment.
The Department is responsible for co-ordinating skills development and training through the various Sector Education and Training Authorities.
The content on this page was last updated on 20 August 2013