Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Employment and HR
Charles Russell Speechlys
The European Court of Justice has held that, in order to comply with the EU Working Time Directive's (WTD) provisions, employers are obliged to set up a system for measuring actual daily working time
Charles Russell Speechlys
NDAs, or confidentiality clauses as they are better known in the UK, are widely used in employment contracts and settlement agreements to ensure the protection of confidential and sensitive information
Charles Russell Speechlys
As the deadline of 4 April 2019 for the second annual gender pay report looms, the last few months have seen a flurry of reports and guidance published by the EHRC, the GEO, the BEIS Committee and the government...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Bahrain has recently introduced a flexi-work permit for expatriates, allowing eligible expatriates to work and live in Bahrain without being sponsored ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 26, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued new labour Law No. 36 of 2012. The New Law repeals and replaces the old labour law (No. 23 of 1976).
Riad & Riad Law Firm
The legal grounds for terminating the employment contracts under Egyptian law vary depending on the type of the employment contract and the circumstances surrounding the termination.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
With a population of over 100 million and a work force of 31.2 million, it comes as no surprise that the vast majority of the legal inquiries that we receive are concerned with Egyptian Labour Law.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
Employers may need to terminate an employment relationship for a myriad of reasons from downsizing the company, to reprimanding an employee who has not been performing well, despite a number of warnings.
Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt
Contracts are the foundation of any binding and legal employment agreement, so it goes without saying that the utmost care and precision should be employed in their drafting.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Egypt's government has completed the amendment of the new Labor Law including the Laws of Labor and Trade Union Organizations, in a way consistent with the current economic conditions of the country ...
ENSafrica
The general requirements for a fair dismissal based on an employer's operational requirements are found in section 189 of the South African Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA"). However, section 189A provides for specific procedures and remedies, should an employer embark on a large-scale retrenchment.
ENSafrica
A recent landmark decision of the of the South African Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council could see Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("CCMA")
Fasken
As most employers are aware, s 21 of the Employment Equity Act, 1998 places an obligation on designated employers to submit an annual Employment Equity Report to the Department of Labour.
ENSafrica
On 10 May 2019, the Chief Inspector of Mines published, in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (the "MHSA"), a Guidance Note on Medico-Legal Investigations of Mine Deaths.
Adams & Adams
The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Gauteng's current Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, must pay for all damages sustained as a result of a local rugby league player's death at the Steve Biko Hospital.
Hassan Elhais
My friend is a construction worker and was injured at work.
STA Law Firm
The General Pension and Social Security Authority announced that the Private, as well as Government Sector companies, must register their employees who are Emirati.
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) is one of the many free-zones in the UAE.
STA Law Firm
It is often said that workers rights are human rights. The statement expresses the importance of the protection of workers or labours in the society. Workers are members of the society
STA Law Firm
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights came into existence 70 years ago, but the fundamental provision of the historic document is very much relevant today.
Kosta Legal
On April 12, 2019, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations released a concept of the new Labour Code (the ‘Concept').
Dentons
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, signed the resolution "On measures to create favorable conditions for labor activity in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan of qualified
Kosta Legal
On November 8, 2017, the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations of Uzbekistan released its draft proposal on introducing amendments and addendums to the Uzbek Labor Code...
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STA Law Firm
The basis of Saudi Arabia's employment legislation framework is fashioned on two pillars.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Section 91 of the Labour Act goes further to exclude certain categories of persons from the above definition and, thereby, from the provisions of the Labour Act.
Adams & Adams
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a former British protectorate which became independent in 1968. Swaziland is a landlocked country bordered on the north, west and south by South Africa, and on the east by Mozambique.
Gbenga Biobaku & Co
The National Industrial Court is vested with exclusive jurisdiction on all labour, employment and related matters and as such all labour, employment and allied matters pending before State High Courts across Nigeria ...
ENSafrica
It creates the impression that, for all intents and purposes, the assignee becomes an employee of the client.
Andersen Tax LP
Employee compensation can be said to be the benefit or payment made to an employee by the employer, for service rendered by the employee based on the terms of the contract of employment of the employee.
TMF Group
While there was no repeat of last year's surprise 1% VAT rate rise, some changes announced in this year's budget may impact South African business operations and employees.
Kosta Legal
On April 12, 2019, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations released a concept of the new Labour Code (the ‘Concept').
Strachan Partners
Collective agreements are not, in themselves, legally binding under Nigerian law.
Perchstone & Graeys
An employee resigning, especially due to unpalatable circumstances such as habitual non- payment/past-due payment of salaries or unfair labour practices by employer, can be a truly unsavoury event ...
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