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16 September 2019 - 20 September 2019

Designing and implementing effective wage policies

16 September 2019 - 20 September 2019

Designing and implementing effective wage policies

Designing and implementing effective wage policies

Course Information

16 September 2019 - 20 September 2019

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9012119

Enrolment deadline: 25 April 2019

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Description

Description

The main objective of the course is to enhance capacity of participants to contribute to the design and implementation of wage policies at the sub-national, national, regional and international level. Reflecting current global perspectives, the course aims to specifically: strengthen the formulation of evidence-based wage policies, including the fixing of minimum wages, promotion of collective bargaining and implementation of interventions to tackle gender wage gaps; showcase global insights on wage policies and stimulate peer learning among participants; and encourage participatory approaches to the formulation of wage policies, particularly through tripartite mechanisms and social dialogue.

Target audience

Target audience

The course targets representatives from ministries of labour and employment, employers' and workers' organizations and other stakeholders who are involved in the formulation, implementation and analysis of wage policies.

Objectives

Objectives

The main objective of the course is to enhance capacity of participants to contribute to the design and implementation of wage policies at the sub-national, national, regional and international level. Reflecting current global perspectives, the course aims to specifically:

  1. Strengthen the formulation of evidence-based wage policies, including the fixing of minimum wages, promotion of collective bargaining and implementation of interventions to tackle gender wage gaps;
  2. Showcase global insights on wage policies and stimulate peer learning among participants; and
  3. Encourage participatory approaches to the formulation of wage policies, particularly through tripartite mechanisms and social dialogue. 

Content

Content

This course focuses on capacity building to design and implement coherent and effective wage policies focusing on the following topics:

  1. Minimum wage setting
  2. Collective bargaining
  3. Measures to reduce gender wage gaps

The ILO Minimum Wage Policy Guide and the Global Wage Report 2018/19 will inform much of the training sessions. The material from these reports will be supplemented by additional material related to collective bargaining.

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

In line with the “Turin Learning Approach” used by the International Training Centre of the ILO, the course will be highly participatory and allow for discussions, explorations and knowledge exchange with experts and fellow participants.  The methodology will be based on a combination of different learning methodologies, alternating presentations by recognized subject-matter specialists with interactive and participatory exercises, country examples, case studies and spaces for knowledge sharing and reflection. Participants are encouraged to bring with them any document they deem interesting to share.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The course will be offered in English.

How to apply

How to apply

To register, kindly fill in and submit the online registration form available here:

http://intranetp.itcilo.org/SHF/A9012119/en

Applicants are kindly asked to attach to their form or send by email an official sponsorship letter by their employer/ institution (or a donor organization), stating that it will cover the cost of the course (Euro 2,250) and the international travel to and from the course venue (ITCILO Turin, Italy).

Participants applying for a partial fellowship should clearly indicate this in their sponsorship letter and state that their institution will cover the remaining part of the cost of the course. 

Tuition cost: 1615

Subsistence cost: 635

Total cost: 2250

 

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