The Central Committee of the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) conducted its 4th regular congress under the theme “Through work and workmanship everything is attainable”. Asmara, 5 January 2012- The Central Committee of the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) conducted its 4th regular congress under the theme “Through work and workmanship everything is attainable”.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tekeste Baire, Secretary General of the Confederation, said that the congress is taking place at a time in which the momentum of development programs is gaining strength and future of the Eritrean workers assuming promising dimension. He further called on workers to reinforce the political freedom they sustained through waging resistance against external hostilities, and gave additional impetus to economic emancipation.
The congress conducted discussion on work relations, cases of labor dispute and resolving them, training and safety at the workplace, labor law, upgrading the capacity of workers in raising the productivity, as well as NCEW relations with regional trade unions.
According to the report, it was pointed out in the report presented that almost all disputes between management and workers were settled in a spirit of reconciliation and understanding. In-depth discussion was conducted on the need to exert more effort regarding construction of workers training center.
The NCEW Central Committee charted future programs, including that of new members in order to strengthen basic national associations, creating ever more conducive ground for raising labor productivity has an impact on providing continuous training to workers so as to upgrade their capacity, consolidating NCEW relations of with regional and global trade unions, as well as expanding existing union enterprises an enable the Confederation become self-reliant.