GP Garments shared a joyous and delighted moment on 09th December 2014 with the winning of Bronze Award under the Apparel sector – Large scale category for the Second consecutive year and 12 other individual awards for employees in All island Social Dialogue Excellence Competition 2014 organized by Social Dialogue and Work place cooperation unit of Department of Labour, Ministry of Labour and Labour Relations Sri Lanka.
Held annually, SD Excellence Awards recognizes and rewards Organizations for aspiring Social Dialogue and strengthening work place cooperation enabling “ A Decent work Environment”. With 37 member panel of Judges the competition criteria of the apparel sector category included;
Use of Social Dialogue Systems and workplace cooperation Methods
Employee appreciation systems
Management systems and methods to establish social dialogue and productivity concepts
Employee facilities, benefits and Industrial Relationship
Employee Safety, Health and Welfare
Progress of the Organization compared to last year
Increase of generation of employment compared to last year
Number of strikes compared to last year
Any other awards and accreditation of the Organization
This year’s awards ceremony was held under the patronage of Mr. Gamini Lokuge the Hon. Minister of Labour and Labour Relations and other distinguished guests from Ministries and participants all over the country.GP Dancing troupe graced the occasion adding colours to the event at this unforgettable day in the Journey of GP………………………..
Hon. Minister Mr. Gamini Lokuge gave away the Broze award to Mr. Serge Watte, the General Manager, who resented GP together with Mr. Patrice Jermann the Chief Finance Officer and Mr. Saman Wijesundara the Senior Manager- HR.
On 10th December 2014 a supplementary to a Sri Lankan local newspaper, “Dinamina” published its coverage report on this event.
GP is so proud of the two All Island First Places including Tamil Medium essay competition and poem competition,Three All Island Second places, Two All Island third places and five merit awards making 12 Individual places won by GP employees altogether at the competition..
Congratulations All …..Thank you for your contribution and sincere effort……………….