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القانون رقم 170 لسنة 20.
On August 13th 2020, the Government of Egypt issued Law No. 170 for the year 2020. The law requires companies to deduct 1% from all its employees' salaries for a period of 12 months...
Maher Milad Iskander
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.
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
On 19th of August 2019, the Egyptian Parliament issued a new Social Insurance Law No. 148/2019. It entered into force on the first of January 2020, except with regard to certain articles...
Yigal Arnon & Co
The State Should Enact An Isolation Pension.
The COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2020 has brought about certain amendments to key aspects of employment legislation...
The Portable Retirement Gratuity Fund (PRGF) is a novel concept which the Workers' Rights Act 2019 (WRA) introduced to the Mauritian employment law landscape.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The enactment of the Pension Reform Act 2014(PRA 2014) to repeal the Pension Reform Act 20041heralded much discussions on its projected transformative impact but recent data has...
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
The adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy hit on labour and employment relations.
Clyde & Co
In a move to support its national population, Oman has recently published a new law regarding compulsory insurance for Omani nationals in situations where employment is terminated for purely business reasons.
South Africa
On 31 July 2020, the National Treasury published the 2020 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill and the 2020 Draft Regulations Prescribing Electronic Services ...
The Draft Conditions are an improvement over the first attempt at this regulation, which was released by then Financial Services Board in 2010.
Economists predict that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will lead to retrenchments on an unprecedented scale on the back of an already weak economy.
As many employers are already feeling the financial impact of the Covid-19 lockdown, some of then have taken the view that, as the fact that their employees cannot work during the lockdown is out of the employer's control, ...
The economic climate in which many South African firms operate has meant that dismissals for operational requirements have become an inescapable concern.
In view of the impending implementation of the Portable Gratuity Retirement Fund ("PRGF"), the Minister of Labour, Human Resource Development and Training...
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This Dubai has announced a new 5-year visa aimed at those 55 and older, around the globe, to travel to Dubai and begin a new life in the sun.
TMF Group
Retirement and end-of-service planning in the middle east is coming of age, and now is the time for employers to prepare to meet their lump sum payment obligations, writes Bethell Codrington.
STA Law Firm
In the early part of the year 2019, Dubai International financial Centre Authority (DIFCA) proposed in the consultation paper to revise the end of service gratuity (ESG) regime.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Retrenchment is a form of dismissal due to no fault of the employee, it is usually due to unavoidable economic considerations.
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