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Mission: To promote sound Labour Relations in the interest of stable
socio-economic growth and to promote the growth of sustainable
employment in Namibia.

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Last Business & Retail training course for the year!
Effective Telephone Etiquette skills is an essential tool for all businesses. Contact us at

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Last OSH training course for the year!
OSH requirements and expectations are becoming more and more important. Enrol your staff ASAP to avoid disappointment.

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Vacancy - Labour Law Committee:

We welcome applications/nominations from suitably experienced and qualified persons. The Committee gives advice to our smaller members by email via the SG. In addition attendance at the committee meetings (normally four times per year is expected.)
If you are interested or wish to nominate someone, please you, or that other person, should sign the TORs (PDF | 320KB) and email to below email together with an up to date CV.
Deadline: 7 November 2016.
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Newsletter - September 2016:

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Newsletter Sep 2016 | 608KB.

AGM 2016:
The NEF's AGM took place on 17 May 2016.

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March 2016: Government Notice - Amendment of regulations made under the Social Security Act.

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22 February 2016: Media Statement: Why NEEEF?:

Media Statement: NEEEF Bill (PDF | 209KB)

11 February 2016: Draft NEEEF Bill: Stakeholders Review:
Please send any comments or suggestions regarding this bill as soon as possible so that we may respond in time.

Draft NEEEF Bill (PDF | 262KB)

Employment Services Act: Please take note of this information from the NEF Employment Services Act Board members.

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Welcome to NEF, the Voice of Employers in Service of Employers.

Employers Association offering services and training in labour relations, human resources and occupational health and safety.

The Namibian Employers' Federation (NEF) is the largest and oldest employers' organisation in Namibia.

As such it is recognized by Government as the most representative employers' organisation in accordance with ILO regulations.

Membership is open to any employer, large or small, the only criteria being compliance with Namibian Labour and other Legislation.


Services   Occupational Health and Safety   Occupational Health and Safety

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Occupational Health & Safety


HIV/AIDS & Wellness

Our main services include Advocacy, Training, HR/IR advice, Disciplinary hearing assistance, Guidance with conciliation and arbitration hearings, Representation at Government level and more. Employers are obliged by law to provide their employees with a safe and healthy working environment. The NEF offers various services and training in the area of Occupational Health and Safety. The NEF recognises the implications of HIV/Aids both in the workplace and on a broader scale. It has committed itself to encourage companies to participate actively in HIV/Aids and Wellness workplace policies and programmes.

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Windhoek Offices
Corner Wecke & Post Streets
Tel: +264 61 244 089
Fax: +264 61 244 231


P.O. Box 90194
Klein Windhoek, Namibia