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Registration of Trade Unions and Employers' Organisations

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Registration of Trade Unions and Employers' Organisations

How do I obtain the service?

A trade union or employer organization may apply for registration after 28 days of its formation

  • Obtain application forms from labour office
  • Completed forms should be submitted to the labour office accompanied by:
  •  3 original copies of constitution
  • A copy of resolution by which it was formed
  • A list of full names of all members of the trade union or employer organization
  • A written statement setting out name of the union; postal address and location of its office; date of its formation; titles, full names, ages, postal and residential addresses; and occupations of those officers who are signatories to the application

 How much does it cost?

  • P10.00 fee for registration
  • P1.00 constitution amendment
  • P1.00 change of officers

NB: The trade union applying for registration must submit 3 possible names from which its name will be chosen.

Where do I obtain the service?

Department of Labour and Social Security Head Office

Block 8, Government Enclave

Private Bag 0072


Telephone:  3611500       

Toll free number 0800 600 777

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