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"A Satisfied Productive Sri Lankan Labour force"


Contribute towards the Socio-Economic Development through the Promotion of Industrial Peace and Harmony, Social Protection, Rights at Work and Productivity.


  • To empower and  strengthen tripartite relationship
  • To ensure globally accepted rights and conditions at work
  • To eliminate child labour
  • To protect and empower employed women and promote gender equity and equality
  • To expedite relevant labour law reforms
  • To initiate action to develop a comprehensive social protection strategy

Major Thrust Areas

  • Industrial Peace and Harmony
  • Labour Standards and Enforcement
  • Protection of Working Women and Elimination of Child Labour
  • Occupational, Safety and Health
  • Social Protection
  • Education, Training, Research and Development