Vision

“Assurance of job security of the non-governmental employees”

Mission

“Assurance of job security of the non-governmental employees through speedy, just and efficient administration of justice with the support of the energetic, dynamic and trained staff”

The main functions assigned to the Labour Tribunals are to hear and dispose of the applications received in respect of disputes in terms of the Section 31(b) of the Industrial Disputes Act No.62 of 1957. Labour Tribunals can be defined as an institution which provides justice in respect of matters such as termination of employment of employees of the non-governmental institutions etc. and is considered a great privilege restored to such parties. 39 Labour Tribunals are functioning under the head office and they are listed as follows:-

Location No. of Offices Location No. of Offices

Number of Offices in the Colombo District

Number of Offices in the Gampaha District

Colombo
Battaramulla
Kaduwela
Rathmalana
Maharagama
Awissawella

05
01
01
01
01
01
Gampaha
Negombo
Negombo/ additional
Wattala
01
01
01
01
Number of Offices in the Rathnapura District Number of Offices in the Kegalle District 
Rathnapura
Balangoda
Embilipitiya
01
01
01
Kegalle 01
Number of Offices in the Nuwaraeliya District Number of Offices in the Puttlam District 
Nuwaraeliya
Hatton
Thalawakale
01
01
01
Chillaw 01
Number of Offices in the Kandy District Number of Offices in the Kurunegala District
Kandy
Nawalapitiya
01
01
Kurunegala
Kuliyapitiya
01
01
Number of Offices in the Kaluthara District Number of Offices in the Anuradhapura District
Kaluthara
Panadura
01
01
Anuradhapura 01 
Number of Offices in the Badulla District  Number of Offices in the Mathale District 
Badulla
Bandarawela 
01
01 
Palapathwala 01
Number of Offices in the Galle District  Number of Offices in the Trincomalee District 
Galle 01 Trincomalee 01
Number of Offices in the Matara District  Number of Offices in the Batticaloa District 
Matara
Kotapola
01
01
Batticaloa  01 
Number of Offices in the Amapara District Number of Offices in the Jaffna District  
Amapara 01 Jaffna  01

The provision and management of the human resources, collective resources and financial resources required to maintain the Labour Tribunals are the main functions of the Office of the Labour Tribunals. Accordingly, establishment and administrative functions of all officers excluding the Presidents of the Labour Tribunals and all financial administration and accounting functions including payments of salaries and allowances of the staff including the Presidents of the Labour Tribunals are dealt with by the Office of the Labour Tribunals.

 

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