STRUCTURE & CORE FUNCTIONS

PLANNING AND RESEARCH UNIT

The Planning and Research Unit is headed by a Chief Planner and has two functional Sections, each supervised by a Principal Planner.  The Sections are Policy and Research; and Budget and Planning.

The Planning Unit forms the centre of Ministerial operations through managing and coordinating all the Ministerial programmes and activities. The main responsibilities of the Unit are as outlined below:

 

  • - To coordinate employment promotion programmes
    • - To coordinate Labour Market Research activities in order to generate information for appropriate interventions.
    • - To coordinate timely preparations of Ministerial plans and budget to facilitate the acquisition of resources.
    • - To effectively coordinate policy formulation process in order to have consolidated policy guidelines
    • - To conduct periodic monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of labour policies.
    • - To coordinate the preparations of Cabinet Memoranda and all parliamentary assignments.

Our Core Functions

Social Security Department

The Social Security Department is headed by a Director and has two functional Sections, each supervised by a Principal Social Security Officer.  

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Labour Department

The Department of Labour is headed by a Labour Commissioner with three (3) functional Sections namely; Employment, Industrial Relations and Inspections.
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Planning Department

The Planning and Research Unit is headed by a Chief Planner and has two functional Sections, each supervised by a Principal Planner.
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Occpational Health and Safety

As Zambia seeks to improve the well-being of its people through development,    there are however hazards that come about and affect the health of workers, the community and the general environment. 
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Human Resource Department

The Department of HRA is headed by a Director and has two functional Sections and a Unit, namely: Human Resources and Administration, and Accounts Unit.
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National Productivity Development

The Department is headed by a Director and has three Sections, namely: Productivity and Quality Improvement, Occupational Assessment, and Productivity Measurement and Monitoring
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Our Contact Info

Ministry of Labour and Social Security, New Government Complex, Independence Avenue, P.O. Box 32186, Lusaka, Zambia. Tel: +260-211-221432, Fax: +260-211-225169, Web-Site: www.mlss.gov.zm, E-Mail: mlss@mlss.gov.zm

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Statutory Instrument (SI) - The Minimum Wages and Conditions of Employment Act. Click below to view detailed SI documentation.