Minimum of it parallels the tenth grade salary scale for civil servants
BAGHDAD - Farah pumice - Mustafa al-Hashemi
He said the draft law specialists will work a quantum leap in Iraqi society , as it will bring significant economic development because it is in line with the market economy .
This comes at a time when revealed by the Committee on Labour and Social Affairs for the completion of the parliamentary version of the stomach to vote for the bill , to be submitted to the Presidency of the Parliament for the purpose of listing on the agenda of the meetings in order to vote on it .
Vice Chairman of the Committee in favor of al-Asadi said in a statement singled out by the (morning ) : "The committee raised the final draft of the bill to the Parliamentary Legal Committee for the Advancement of then to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives after the completion of the current legislative recess ."
He added Asadi said the committee has worked a lot with the ILO and the labor unions and the Federation of Iraqi Industries and representatives of the government to get out the law meets the aspirations of workers in the country , stressing that he has added a lot in the light of the proposals made by stakeholders and the amendment him a lot , where he became a law up to 200 items for beneficiation , to be a balance between workers and employers and to ensure the rights and interests of the Iraqi working class .
And that has been the formation of a tripartite committee composed of representatives of the government and the Federation of Industries represents the employers ' associations and trade unions, representatives of the workers , to determine the wages of the workers , as it will meet annually to modify these wages , taking into account the level of inflation , ie, if the increased annual rate of more than 5 percent , will be adjusted wages ( workers ) , as well as the formation of a committee to end services that define the rights of the worker in the event of termination of his services.
He explained that the law covers all labor relations in all sectors, private and mixed public , except for government employees , especially identical to that of international standards and serve the interests of the working class , as it guarantees the rights of working women in relation to maternity leave , child custody , as well as the minimum of the worker's salary equivalent tenth grade for state employees .
The interests of workers
He believed that this law achieves economic development , because it is in line with the market economy and the interests of the working class and pay in the private sector and employers for more tender and incomes for the economy and investment , it also achieves social stability , and because the working class is an important factor in building the country and its stability and will have full rights parallel for state employees , achieving social stability .
He called al-Asadi, the need to enforce the law after approval , as the observation true is the Ministry of Labour and the unions involved , so we have to play their role in sensitizing factor to this law , in addition to educating employers rights worker and give him his full , especially that there are penalty clauses and penalties consequences of the employer in the event of breach of the rights of the worker.
He said that this law is linked to the law of retirement and to ensure that workers , what constitutes a full guarantee to the worker , noting that the three laws ( labor and trade union organization and retirement and ensure workers ) there will be a quantum leap in the Iraqi society and then in the national economy . Law aims to regulate the relationship between the worker and the employer in the private sector and public and mixed , in terms of working hours, wages , health insurance , and professional rights compared to state employees .
In turn, the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Nassar al-Rubaie told a news briefing , "that" the new law is one of the laws developed in the region , as it offers better guarantees for the workers of the previous laws . "
As a member of the Committee on Labor parliamentary Kadhim al-Shammari said that the project of the new labor law is a direct outgrowth of the signing of Iraq on 66 international labor conventions of the total 68 . Said Shammari in a press statement that this law is necessary to correct the situation of workers in Iraq, according to international labor laws , noting that the law Old and force back to the seventies of the last century .
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