This workshop is directed at HR personnel, line managers and executives who would benefit from an overview of the labour laws and practices in Sri Lanka.


  • The sources which governs the employment today.
  • The legal framework governing employer-employee relations/industrial relations in Sri Lanka.
  • Introduction to the contract of employment, Contract for Services and various types of employment.
  • Statutory provisions relating to work arrangements and Administrative relaxation
  • Ascertain the powers and limitations of Trade Unions.
  • Employee misconduct and the laws relating to the termination of employment.
  • Superannuation Benefits

 Contents of the Program:

  • Provisions in the Shop and Office Employees Act
  • Provisions in the Wages Board Ordinance
  • Provisions in the Industrial Dispute Act
  • Provisions in the Workman’s Compensation Ordinance
  • Provisions in the Termination of Employment of Workmen (Special Provisions) Act
  • Significance of the guide lines for BOI Enterprises
  • Handling a Domestic Inquiry
  • Become familiar with the law of Dismissal
  • Law relating to vacation of post
  • Ascertaining the Powers and Limitations of Labour Unions



Practical sessions and group discussion on relevant case law


Workshop Details:

Date & Time:     25,h March 2014 (Tuesday) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue: Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka (inc.) “HR House”,

No.43,Vijaya Kumaranathunga Mawatha,

Narahenpita, Colombo – 05.

Investment:       Rs. 7,500/- + 2% NBT (Inclusive of course materials, Lunch & Refreshments) NBT Reg. No.409060870-9000

Special Corporate Discount:        05 or more participants: 10%

Facilitator: Mr. Mahendra Silva

He has over 15 years’ experience in Industrial Relations/Labour Law/Corporate Law/Employee Relations in eminent companies in Sri Lanka together with an international exposure in Industrial Relations and in the Trade Unionism with International Labour Organization (ILO).

Muzamil – 011 2199988, 077 3090147

For more detail contact to 011 2199988. 011 2768278. 011 2809902 Fax: 011 2199939 Email:  Web: or see below image

Labour Law for Career Development – Workshop on 25th March 2014

Labour Law for Career Development – Workshop on 25th March 2014

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