Employers’ Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) Learn more The primary role of the Employers’ Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) is the promotion, guidance and protection of employers’ interests in labour, employment and social-economic issues. Our wide range of services ensure that our Members get results Our Services Our mission is “to provide efficient, relevant, professional and quality services for enterprise development and competitivenes. We have direct membership from 250 organizations which includes 6 associations.

About us

The Employers Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM) was registered in 1963 under the Trustees Incorporation Act of Malawi as an employers’ trade association representing all subscribing employers. We have direct membership from 250 organizations, which includes 6 associations. The associations represent over 277,000 members. The primary role of ECAM is the promotoion, guidance and protection of employers’ interests in labour, employment and socio-economic issues.

ECAM has evolved from being a sectoral organization to a diverse membership base . Currently, membership is open to all undertakings, private or parastatals and current membership is comprised of diverse sectors

Our mission is “to provide efficient, relevant, professional and quality services for enterprise development and competitiveness through:

  • Building stronger and effective partnerships towards fostering an enabling environment for sustainable enterprises.
  • Influencing socio-economic policies affecting business.
  • Promoting sound labour relations and good governance.

The vision of ECAM is ‘to be the leading and proactive voice of employers in Malawi”.

  • We will work with you to manage your people
  • We work with you to raise the voice and profile of your business in Malawi
  • We will work with you to tackle your industry issues

ECAM’s core values which will define its philosophy of operations are:

Diversity, Transparency, Integrity, Tri-partism, Social dialogue, Good governance and Professionalism

Benefits of being a Member

Industrial Relations

We provide guidance in Industrial Relations, CBA and legal advice on all employment matters.

Networking

We facilitate business networking for members at national, regional and international levels.

Advocacy and Lobbying

We advocate and lobby the relevant authorities on employment and socio-economic issues.

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Who Qualifies To Be A Member?

All employers (enterprises or undertakings), are free to join ECAM. The first step is to register by filling a form that you can download on this site and submit to our offices OR via email to ecam@ecammw.com

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