Decent work, high quality, harmonious and product workforce.
To develop harmonious relations and skilled human resources in the labour market through enhancement of social justice and peace and technical and vocational training to ensure high quality, healthy and productive workforce and decent in Malawi.

The ministry of labour is mandated to develop and protect the labour Force in order to contribute to the socio economic development in Malawi. This mandate is derived tthe laws of malawi, international conventions and other legal instruments such as labour relations act(1996) occupational safety health and welfare act(1997) TEVET act (1999) employment act (2000) workers compensation act (2000)pensions act (2010).

The Ministry of Labour is mandated by government policies, legislation and internal conventions and practices. The Strategic objectives are to:
To ensure effective implementation of the Ministry’s planned activities with the available resources in a transparent and accountable manner; To monitor and evaluate the performance of the labour market; To ensure the availability  of skilled labour for socio-economic development in the country; To support a healthy and safe working environment; To effectively address workers compensation issues and create an effective social security system for the labour force; and To address the needs of the vulnerable groups in the labour market.


The Deputy Minister of Labour Honorable Vera Kamtukule at a recent meeting with instructors from different technical colleges for Capacity Building for TEVET Assessor’s said Malawi needs relevant skilled labour force for it to move away from the pocket bracket. She said in order for the country to produce adequate and relevant workforce there is need to have assessment system that answer to the industry demands.
Honorable Vera Kamtukule at an official opening of capacity building of TEVET assessor’s in Blantyre.

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