The Employers' Federation of Ceylon


Wednesday, 09 January 2019

article thumbnail I n discussing the evolution of the world of work in the modern era, the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) which is facilitating businesses to produce goods and services more...
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What makes this Pizza Hut special?

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

article thumbnailLalani is pleasant and courteous taking a pizza order from a young couple. Tech-savvy, she effortlessly operates the ‘tab’ in her hand and confirms the order with a smile. Thushan is oblivious to...
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Collective agreement on tea deadlocked

Friday, 26 October 2018

article thumbnail Planters say talks with unions at stalemate, insist on Rs. 940 all-inclusive wage hike or Rs. 46 per kilo with Rs. 600 as gratuityRs. 1,000 demanded by workers feasible only with...
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The ILO Centenary

Thursday, 25 October 2018

article thumbnailThe countdown has begun to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labour Organization. With multiple events and commemorations planned, 2019 will be a year of global celebrations...
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Top Unilever officials on board with EFC’s annual symposium

Thursday, 11 October 2018

article thumbnailThe 2018 edition of the annual symposium of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) will unfold this November under the banner ‘Shaping the Future of Work’. The symposium will comprise four...
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Planters’ Association seeks novel wage model based on productivity, share of revenue

Wednesday, 03 October 2018

article thumbnailBy Charumini de SilvaWith the current collective agreement on wages for the plantation workers lapsing this month, the Planters’ Association of Ceylon (PA) insisted that the existing model cannot...
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Tuesday, 02 October 2018

article thumbnailStrategically located in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a ‘gateway’ to South Asian markets with a population of approximately 1.9 billion people. With a workforce of around 8.2 million, our...
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Finding my indomitable spirit in the wake of adversity

Monday, 01 October 2018

article thumbnailI was fully equipped for a good career with bright prospects awaiting until; one day darkness literally came upon me. In my late 20s I lost my sight due to Retinitis Pigmentosa which has no known...
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EMPLOYERS’SYMPOSIUM 2018 “Shaping the Future of Work”

Friday, 28 September 2018

article thumbnailThe World is evolving into an era where artificial intelligence is facilitating businesses to thrive produce goods and services in a more efficient and sustainable manner.  The proliferation of...
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EFC’s HR-IR Forum explores roadmap to increase female labour in private sector

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

article thumbnailThe roadmap to increase the female labour force participation in the private sector of Sri Lanka,’ compiled by the Taskforce for the National Human Resources Development Council (NHRDC) of Sri...
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EFC HR/IR Forum powered by Unilever Sri Lanka Ltd. and Glaxosmithkline Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

article thumbnail“The third meeting of the EFC HR/IR Forum powered by Unilever Sri Lanka Ltd. and Glaxosmithkline Sri Lanka took place on the 20th August 2018. The focus of the forum was to deliberate on the Report...
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Re-energising NVQ: A fillip to national economy’s local skilled partners

Monday, 13 August 2018

article thumbnail Sri Lankan skill is second to none in the world. While the irrigation marvels from the days of the ancient royals still astonish the modern engineer and the Sigiri feat continues to enthral the...
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Building great organisations: What will it take in the future?

Friday, 20 July 2018

article thumbnailI would like to begin by congratulating the Great Place to Work Institute for organising this event to recognise ‘Sri Lanka’s Best Companies to Work For’ for the fifth time. I have been...
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Wednesday, 18 July 2018

article thumbnailA. INTRODUCTIONi. Two Acts of Parliament were passed, one amending the Shop & Office Employees Act, [Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) (Amendment) Act, No. 14 of...
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