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Monday, 11 August 2008 06:40

  
GLOSSARY OF LEGAL AND MANAGEMENT TERMS
 
The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon is pleased to present this Publication titled “Glossary of Legal and Management Terms” which is a translation of Legal and Management Terms from English into Sinhala by Ms. Champika Jayasinghe, Attorney-at-law and Senior Industrial Relations Advisor of the EFC.  She holds an LL.M from the University of Colombo, and is a guest lecturer on Labour Law and Industrial Relations.  Ms. Jayasinghe also heads the Research and Publications Divisions at the EFC.
There is a dearth of publications in Sinhala on legal subjects and the EFC is confident that a rare Glossary of this nature will be of tremendous value, particularly to those who are required to study, teach and practice this subject in English and Sinhala.
 
EMPLOYMENT IN TERMS OF THE SHOP & OFFICE EMPLOYEES’ ACT  -  EFC - MONOGRAPH NO. 17.
 
This Monograph has simplified and explained the application of the provisions of the Shop & Office Employees’ Act, which by itself is a complicated piece of legislation. 
The Shop & Office Employees’ Act covers special categories of employees and many variations have been added over time.  This has made it imperative for employers and professionals who are applying the provisions of the Act to be conversant with the terms and conditions regulated by this Law which includes hours of work, leave, holidays, payment of overtime etc. 
  

             ‘THE DILEMMA OF THE INFORMAL ECONOMY’ BY SRIYAN de SILVA

 

 

 
 
 
The EFC is pleased to announce the release of its latest publication ‘The Dilemma of the Informal Economy’ authored by Mr. Sriyan de Silva, former Secretary General/CEO of the EFC who also served the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE). 

At this year’s International Labour Conference which will be held in Geneva in June 2014, the ILO will for the third time within the last 15 years, address the subject of the Informal Economy.  This Monograph was commissioned in that context.  This publication therefore does not deal with the informal economy in Sri Lanka, but rather discusses the issues from a global perspective.  The informal economy has been discussed over the years by different stakeholders from different standpoints.  Mr Sriyan de Silva has discussed this subject from a very practical standpoint, acknowledging some of the obvious realities that we need to take into consideration with regard to it.  The thrust of the message which runs through this publication is that the informal economy will not disappear.  We need to give the informals the necessary enabling environment so that they could choose whether they would not or should not enter the formal economy.  In doing so, we need to address the problems faced by those working in this economy, so that they would be in a position to make the choice.  

This Publication is available for sale at the EFC Secretariat @ Rs.1,500/- a copy.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Contract of Employment by S R de Silva
  
 
 

Members        -           Rs.1300/-

Non Members -           Rs.1600/-

 

 
 

Labour Law & Industrial Relations in Residential Hotels (Monograph No.3)

 

Members        -           Rs.750/-
 
Non Members -           Rs.1000/-

 

 
 

Handbook for Plantations – Volume 3

 
 
 

Members        -           Rs.750/-
 
Non Members -           Rs.1000/-

 
 
 
HANDBOOK ON INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS – 2012
 
 

We are pleased to inform that the Handbook on Industrial Relations which is a standard reference on Labour Law and Industrial Relations has been revised and now available for sale.

This edition, as in the case of previous editions, has taken into account whatever developments in the field of labour law up to date. Apart from what has been brought in anew, we have, as done for each revised edition, re-adjusted texts where necessary for the convenience of the reader.

The Handbook is ideal for use not only for employers but also for administrators, HR/ IR practitioners, students or any person connected with the field of Labour Law / Industrial Relations.

The 2012 edition has been priced at;

Members                   -           Rs 2,200/-

Non Members           -           Rs 3,200/-

You may order the 2012 Edition using the online order format, and dispatching the cheque for the relevant amount (price + Rs. 200/- delivery charges) to the EFC. (This service is available only in the Colombo District)

 

 
 
 
EFC MONOGRAPH NO.8 “LAW OF DISMISSAL” (2012 Edition) By S.R. de Silva

 

We are pleased to inform you that a revised edition of the afore mentioned monograph first published in 1985 and thereafter revised in 2004 is now available for sale at the Secretariat.  The latest edition (2012) takes into account the relevant changes to legislation since 2004 and new judicial decisions that impact on the law relevant to dismissals.

The subjects covered include: 

§  Sources of the Law

§  Relevance of Domestic Inquiries

§  Misconduct and Grounds of Dismissal

§  Burden and Quantum of Proof

§  Effect of Criminal Proceedings on Disciplinary Action

§  Punishment

§  Reliefs and Justice and Equity

§  Notice and Payment in Lieu of Notice

§  Reinstatement

§  Compensation

 

The publication is priced at Rs1000/- for members and Rs1300/- for non-members. 
 
 
 
GUIDE TO INVESTORS ON INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

PRACTICES AND LABOUR LAWS IN SRI LANKA

 

 

 

The EFC is pleased to announce the release of the above publication, which is intended to give a prospective investor a “snapshot” picture of the labour regulatory framework in Sri Lanka.

 

The first edition of this publication was released in 1999. This is the second edition, which has been released at a time when our country is poised to accelerate economic development and is in a much stronger position to attract both foreign and local investment into our country.

The publication is priced at Rs 1,000/- per copy and is available at the Secretariat office. 

 

The Industrial Disputes Act and relevant Judicial decisions (Sinhala Publication)

 
 
 

The Industrial Disputes Act and relevant Judicial decisions (Sinhala Publication) by Ms. Champika Jayasinghe, Industrial Relations Advisor, EFC.

This publication is a comprehensive commentary on the Industrial Disputes Act with reference to relevant judicial decisions.  The book consists of over 300 pages with reference to about 350 judicial decisions, both local and overseas.

The publication is priced at Rs.1,000/= for members and Rs.1,300/= for non members.  The book is available for sale at the EFC Office.

 

 DIGEST OF CASES ON INDUSTRIAL LAW –4TH EDITION – 2009

COMPILED BY MS A A CHAMPIKA JAYASINGHE

PUBLISHED BY THE E.F.C.

 The 4th Edition of the Digest of Cases on Industrial Law is now available for sale at the EFC at the prices given below:

                    Members       -        Rs 3,200/-

                   Non Members -        Rs 3,500/-

This Edition consists of over 1270 Sri Lankan and foreign decided cases. This exceeds by nearly 100 the number of cases referred to in the 3rd Edition.

This Edition also covers many subject headings on different aspects of industrial law relating to termination of service, disciplinary issues, compensation, industrial disputes etc.

Please note that only a limited number of copies have been printed and members are advised to purchase their copies early.

R L P Peiris

Director General

 

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