Reaz is the recently elected Chairperson of Handymen Services Union (HMSU) which represents 85% of handy men at Secure Cleaning Ltd. HMSU is registered and holds the registration certificate from the Registrar of Associations. But, Secure Cleaning Ltd. has refused to recognise HMSU as the bargaining agent to negotiate for a forthcoming collective agreement.
Advice Reaz as to the procedure he should follow as per the provisions of Employment Relations Act 2008 for HMSU to acquire recognition as a bargaining agent.
‘There has been considerable development since Industrial Associations Ordinance of 1938, which provided the first piece of inclusive framework for Industrial Relations in Mauritius.’ Discuss and describe.
The Permanent Arbitration Tribunal which existed under repealed Industrial Relations Act 1973 has been renamed the Employment Relations Tribunal under Employment Relations Act 2008. Discuss and illustrate out the constitution, the powers and the functions of Employment Relations Tribunal.