Chinese Chamber of Commerce pledges fair labour practices, compliance to Zambia employment laws


The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Zambia (CCCZ) has pledged to promote fair labour practices and compliance within the Zambian labour laws.

The Chamber also promised to foster a safe, healthy working environment and support skills development and capacity building for all Zambian workers.

Li Tie, President of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Zambia, made the pledge in a statement issued in Lusaka on Thursday in support to Zambia joining the rest of the world to commemorate International Labour day on May, 1, 2024.

Li said the Chamber would encourage social responsibility and community engagement among its member companies operating in the country

“As an organization representing Chinese businesses in Zambia, we recognize the vital role that workers play in driving economic growth and development,” he stated.

Li assured government and the nation that the Chamber was dedicated to upholding the principles of decent work, safe working conditions and equal opportunities for all.

He commended the Zambian government for its efforts in protecting workers’ rights and promoting a conducive business environment.

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“The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Zambia joins the global community in commemorating International Labour Day,” Li said.

He also acknowledged the important contributions of the Chamber member companies in providing employment opportunities and investing in the local community.

“On this occasion we celebrate the contributions and achievements of workers worldwide and reaffirms our commitment to promoting fair labour practices and social responsibility,” Li said.

Zambia celebrated the 2024 international labour day on May, 1, under the theme “Building resilience, workers at the heart of Zambia’s economic recovery.”

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