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Aljad Law
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Iraq, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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.
Recently, the chairperson and 6 members of the National Land Commission (the NLC) were sworn in by the Chief Justice, Justice Maraga. This follows the latest suit filed in the Employment and..
Aljad Law
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Lebanon, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
STA Law Firm
The Mauritian Government passed amendments to the Workers Act that will be to benefit to the labours/workers at large as there are social welfare benefits in case of insolvencies
STA Law Firm
There has been huge presence of expatriate or foreign workers in Oman, more so in the private sector due to which the Omanis feel marginalized in their own nation.
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%.
South Africa
Werksmans Attorneys
The provisions in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 relating to parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave came into effect on 1 January 2020.
Werksmans Attorneys
Whether an act of dishonesty would lead to a breach in the trust relationship so as to render the continuation of employment intolerable.
Werksmans Attorneys
A recent case decided by the South African High Court has examined the curious interplay of an employee's rights as they arise from both the written contract of employment and, at the same...
Constitutional Court has confirmed the constitutionality of two key sections of the Labour Relations Act that are pertinent to employers contemplating retrenchments.
Majoritarianism, South African courts have acknowledged, is the concept that the will of the majority is favoured over the will of the minority in serving the legislative purpose...
Adams & Adams
For some time, section 27 of the Basic Conditions Employment Act ("BCEA") entitled employees to a minimum of four days of family responsibility leave ...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
It is the unfortunate state of affairs that sexual harassment in the workplace constantly rears its ugly head
The Labour Laws Amendment Act 10 of 2018 (LLA Act), which introduces new forms of leave for parents in South Africa (in addition to the existing maternity leave entitlement), was signed into law
Schoemanlaw Inc.
South Africans who are positively diagnosed with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) have long been discriminated against in ...
United Arab Emirates
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.
DLA Piper
Following a public consultation earlier this year, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has issued new Employment Regulations 2019 (the New Regulations) and new Compensation Awards and Limits Rules...
TMF Group
Simple information on Dubai's new and mandatory employee workplace savings plan.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
The subject matter of this article presents one of the most reoccurring legal issues that our civil courts are constantly being asked to determine.
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