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Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training

National Remuneration Board


 
The National Remuneration Board (NRB) is a quasi judicial body initially established under S.45 of the Repealed Industrial Relations Act which is now deemed to have been set up under S.90 of the Employment Relations Act [ERA] .The main function of the NRB is to make recommendations to the Minister regarding minimum remuneration and terms and conditions of employment in the private sector. These recommendations form the basis for the Remuneration Order [RO] Regulations. Presently there are 30 distinct sectors governed by ROs with an average of 300,000 workers.
The NRB consists of a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson and they are assisted by a multidisciplinary team of technical staff/researchers in the form of Remuneration Analysts, Labour Officers, Accountant and Statistics Officer.
OUR VISION
All workers in the private sector be favoured with a conducive working environment and decent conditions of work in view of promoting decent living, gender equality and interest of the community as a whole whilst at the same time having regard to the need of increasing the rate of economic growth in the country by protecting employment and creating greater employment opportunities
OUR MISSION
Our commitment to bring about the latest techniques and approach to the fixing of minimum remuneration and terms and conditions of employment with the ultimate objective of employer and worker winning together
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
(a)        Independence.
(b)        Timeliness.
(c)        Confidentiality.
(d)        Customer Focus and Objectivity.
(e)        Team Spirit.
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BOARD 
The Commission shall be constituted and shall consist of-
 
(a)   a Chairperson; 
 
(b)   a Vice-Chairperson; 
 
(c)   a representative of the Ministry responsible for the subject of economic development; 
 
(d)   a representative of the Ministry responsible for the subject of industry;
 
(e)   2 representatives of workers; 
 
(f)   2 representatives of employers; 
 
(g)   2 independent members
  
   
Chairperson Mr Woopendre P Gungah
   
Vice Chairperson Mrs Disha Fowdar-Seesurrun
   
Representatives of Government Mr  M. Lan Ping Wing
  Mrs R. Ramchurn
   
Representatives of Workers Mr P Ramjuttun
  Mr S. Jeewooth
   
Representatives of Employers Mr P Ramdaursingh
  Mr J B Felix
   
Independent Members Mr  N Sewtohul
  Mr  J Lallbeeharry
   
Technical Staff Mrs H Sawmy, Head Remuneration Analyst
  Mrs B Bissonauth,  Senior Remuneration Analyst
Mrs R Gungaram-Tatur, Remuneration Analyst​
  Mrs V. Soodoo, Remuneration Analyst
 

Ms L Dwarka, Remuneration Analyst

Mr G Friquin, Ag Senior Labour & Industrial Relations Officer

Mrs P Muhem, Labour & Industrial Relations Officer

 
 
 
 
 
POWERS OF THE MINISTER WITH RESPECT TO THE PROPOSED RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BOARD
 
1. The Honourable Minister may accept, reject amend or refer back the recommendations to the Board with a request to consider them in the light of his observation.
 
2. On submission of a fresh recommendation, the Minister may approve or reject same and make no regulations or such regulations as he thinks fit.
 
 
 
 
CONTACT US
Our Address 3rd Floor,Crescent House, C/r Faucault & Deschartres Streets, Port-Louis.::: Tel 213 3600 FAX 211 894
 

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