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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
Nigeria
Olumide Babalola LP
Employee references are the positive or negative comments about an employee's job performance provided to a prospective employer.
Olumide Babalola LP
The Nigeria police also has a robust legal department.
Somalia
Fragomen
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia is extended for 18 months, from March 18, 2020, through September 17, 2021.
South Africa
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").
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.
ENSafrica
When dealing with a workplace issue, an employer should be careful to identify the problem in question correctly so that the appropriate steps are taken.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Suspension of Employees is a common occurrence in the workplace. Accordingly, Employers should be aware of the correct processes and procedures which must be...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
As the world's focus once again shifts to the west and its most recent and controversial presidential appointment, questions relating to border...
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...
Bowmans
Constitutional Court has confirmed the constitutionality of two key sections of the Labour Relations Act that are pertinent to employers contemplating retrenchments.
ENSafrica
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...
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...
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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