The ILO therefore will implement a 32-month pilot project in Tamil Nadu to support constituents, enterprises, and other stakeholders to prevent and resolve conflict through social dialogue and effective labour dispute resolution systems, with workplace-level focus on the electronics sector. The project will build state-level constituents’ capacity with respect to their roles and responsibilities in effective dispute resolution. With a complementary focus on the workplace level, the project will include direct outreach to Employer and Business Membership Organisations (EBMOs), trade unions, management, workers and other key stakeholders, such as brands, to assess their needs and enhance their capacities for effective participation in and promotion of dispute prevention and resolution mechanisms.
Through this pilot project, the ILO aims to provide technical support to the ILO’s constituents to develop and implement transformative actions toward strengthened industrial relations in the electronics manufacturing sector in Tamil Nadu.
The project will comprise the following key outcomes: