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e-ITEC International Training Programme on Towards Designing and Implementing Effective Wage Policies

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Course Title e-ITEC International Training Programme on Towards Designing and Implementing Effective Wage Policies
Course Aim The course content will comprise of 24 academic hours i.e., 12 hours of live classes and 12 hours of self-study spreading over two weeks. The course will broadly cover the following topics (with emphasis on peer learning, case studies of best practices, group discussions and implications of Covid-19). 1-Wage Policies for Decent Work and Inclusive Growth 2-Wage Policies in South-Asia and Around the World 3- International Labour Standards and Minimum Wage Systems 4- Case studies of Indian Minimum Wage System and Code on Wages, 2019 5- Country Comparison of Institutional Aspects of Minimum Wage Fixing, including the Role of Social Dialogue 6- Understanding the Effects of Minimum Wages 7- Social and Economic Criteria to Determine the Level of Minimum Wages 8- Evidenced based analysis: Needs-Based Approach and Economic Factors 9- Country Methodologies and Practices for Setting and Adjusting Minimum Wages 10- Group exercise: Identifying Criteria, Process and Stakeholders for Wage Determination 11- Enforcement and Compliance of Minimum Wages 12- Monitoring the Impact of Minimum Wages 13- Way Forward and Q&A with Specialists
Course Objective The main objective of the course is to enhance the capacity of participants to contribute to the design and implementation of wage policies at the national and regional level. Reflecting current global and South-Asia perspectives, the course’s content specifically aims to: 1. Strengthen mechanisms for participatory and evidence-based minimum wage-fixing and collective bargaining. 2. Showcase International and South-Asia minimum wage systems, constraints and challenges for promotion of decent work and inclusive growth. 3. Stimulate cross-national exchange of views and experiences among policymakers and participants regarding how to use the wage policy as a tool to end poverty, inequality and gender pay gaps.
Participation Level The course targets officials from ministries of labour and employment, members of minimum wage fixation committees/wage advisory boards responsible for designing and implementing wage policy at the country or regional level. The course also targets wage experts from labour institutes/universities involved in evidenced based policy research in the area of wage policy. The participants are expected to harness the full potential of the course, can contribute to peer learning and post training would be in a position to support policy making.
Faculty Dr. Anoop Satpathy, Fellow
Date From 08-11-2021 to 26-11-2021
Training Details International Training Programmes
Venue Online Training Programme
Course Director Dr. Anoop K. Satpathy
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