Membership Benefits

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Mr N. Nhema - General Secretary

Membership Benefits

The National Employment Council for Tourism Zimbabwe is a bipartite labour board established in 2013 and registered with the Registrar of Labour. Our main mandate is to promote democracy, peace and harmony between the employer and the employee in the Tourism Industry in accordance with the provisions of the Labour Act (Chapter 28:01).Parties to NEC consist of representatives of Employer Organisations and Trade Unions. While all employers and employees in the Tourism sector are lawfully mandated to be members of NEC, there are numerous benefits to membership, outside the requirements of the law. Below are a few benefits to employers and employees.

Benefits to Employers

  1. NEC Tourism provides employers with a neutral platform to share ideas, challenges and possible solutions and to also lobby government and other stakeholders in the economy.
  2. It also allows employers to negotiate conditions of employment and other industrial relations matters vital for Zimbabwean Tourism.
  3. NEC Tourism also safeguards employers against unfair labour practices by Trade unions and/or Employer Associations.
  4. Employers receive advice on industrial relations matters.
  5. They also receive constant updates on any new legislation or key developments on industrial relations through circulars and Designated Agents’ workplace inspections.
  6. The Employers are assisted through exemptions in cases of operational challenges.

Benefits to Employees

  1. NEC Tourism protects employees’ rights in the workplace, particularly against unfair labour practices, unfair dismissal and other unlawful conduct by their employers.
  2. It also provides employees with a platform for negotiating conditions of employment.
  3. Industrial inspections by Designated Agents ensure employers’ adherence to the operative employment conditions of the industry
  4. Assistance in the resolution of disputes employees have with their employers.
  5. Raising employees’ awareness on key industrial relations matters through educational workshops, seminars, circulars and workplace inspections.

Background

The National Employment Council for Tourism Zimbabwe is a bipartite labour board established in 2012 and registered with the Registrar of Labour. Our main mandate is to promote democracy, peace and hamorny between the employer and the employee in the Tourism Industry in accordance with the provision of the Labour Act (Chapter 28:01).

Contact Us

No 24 Tait Avenue, Hillside, Harare
Tel: +263 242 576 392/3 (Reception) | +263 242 576 385
Email:info[@]nectourismzw.org
Web: www.nectourismzw.org