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Iraq
Aljad Law
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Iraq, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Israel
Ius Laboris
Israel has put in place very strict measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. This article describes them and gives guidance for employers on meeting their obligations and caring for employees
Yigal Arnon & Co
We would like to bring to your attention a number of issues which we believe are important for employers to be aware of Towards the end of the calendar year.
Yigal Arnon & Co
On the occasion of International Day for Equal Rights for People with Disabilities, announced today (Tuesday) around the world, we wanted to mention the applicable obligations employers as far as employing people with disabilities are concerned.
Nigeria
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Independent National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches Bill a.k.a. "Hate Speech Bill" ("the Bill") remains one of the most controversial Bills to be passed by the Legislative arm of government in Nigeria.
Saudi Arabia
Clyde & Co
In its Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia set out a commitment to increase female participation in the workforce from an average of just under 20% to over 40%.
Clyde & Co
As the Ministry of Labour and Social Development in Saudi Arabia continues an ambitious program to increase female participation in the workplace
South Africa
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Disputes relating to promotional disputes are covered by unfair labour practices as defined in the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (as amended) ("the Act"). Section 186(2) of the Act sets out the ...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Constructive Dismissal is defined in Section 186 of the Labour Relations Act ("the Act") which sets out the meaning of dismissal in terms of the Act.
Fasken
There is no doubt that gender inequality lies at the heart of most of the problems in our society. It is foundational to violence and abuse of women which is the focus of the 16 days of Activism.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
It is the unfortunate state of affairs that sexual harassment in the workplace constantly rears its ugly head
Schoemanlaw Inc.
South Africans who are positively diagnosed with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) have long been discriminated against in ...
Fasken
South African labour legislation does not impose obligations on an employer to pay bonuses to its employees, the right must have, by agreement – tacitly or impliedly – formed part of the terms and conditions of employment, ...
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) 2019 mid-year population estimates for 2019, around 18,7% of South Africans aged 15 to 49 years are HIV positive
ENSafrica
We have reached that time of the year. December holidays are around the corner, employees want to make the most of the upcoming break
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Employment Associate Tamsanqa Mila joined The Honest Truth with Benito Vergotine on Smile FM to discuss sexual harassment in the workplace.
Uganda
ENSafrica
In this article we present some highlights of the recently gazetted Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (the "Bill"). The Bill seeks to amend the 2006 Employment Act
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
In spite of being illicit for the greater part of a century, inappropriate behaviour or sexual harassment remains today the unavoidable type of violence against women, regularly incorporating different categories of brutality in its ambit
Clyde & Co
Towards the end of 2019, KSA and UAE introduced various amendments to their legislation, in particular the labour legislation to provide for, amongst other changes
Clyde & Co
The new ADGM Employment Regulations will come into force on 1 January 2020. The New Regulations follow a public consultation
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