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Egypt
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...
Israel
Yigal Arnon & Co
Further to our update yesterday about taking employees on leave without pay, the Ministry of Labor has published a procedure for filing applications...
Yigal Arnon & Co
The spread of the Corona virus forces many employers to reduce their activity and exclude their employees or some, for free leave ("HALA").
lus 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
Herzog Fox & Neeman
Please note that the relevant orders have yet to be amended to reflect these updates. Such amendment may include additional guidance.
Nigeria
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
This article seeks to identify the options available and discuss the legal issues arising from the direct provision of medical service.
Somalia
Fragomen
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia is extended for 18 months, from March 18, 2020, through September 17, 2021.
South Africa
Fasken
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (‘WHO'), declared Covid-19 a global pandemic.
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 ...
ENSafrica
In a press release today, 17 March 2020, the Department of Employment and Labour (the "Department") appealed to employers to use the prescriptions
ENSafrica
The economic climate in which many South African firms operate has meant that dismissals for operational requirements have become an inescapable concern.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
The Department of Employment and Labour has published a Directive on COVID-19 and implications on the leave provisions as set out in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 as well as a new Government Gazette ...
Fasken
The Compensation Commissioner has issued the Notice on Compensation for Occupationally-Acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) to clarify the position of the Compensation Fund with regards to occupationally-acquired Covid-19.
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.
ENSafrica
In light of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's speech on the country's response to the Coronavirus last night, there are a number of new questions that we anticipate will be plaguing employers.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
A contagious disease known as Coronavirus or COVID-19 ("the Virus") was first detected in China in December 2019 and has since regrettably spread worldwide. The World Health Organization ("the WHO")
ENSafrica
The right to strike is enshrined in section 23 of the South African Constitution and regulated in some detail in the Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA").
ENSafrica
In view of the impending implementation of the Portable Gratuity Retirement Fund ("PRGF"), the Minister of Labour, Human Resource Development and Training...
Kampala Associated Advocates
This objective is recognised in the Public Standing Orders.
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