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Name: Labour Code with amendments to 25 October 1994.
Country: Latvia
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-10-25
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 65 p.
ISN: LVA-1994-L-41290
Bibliography: Printed separately, 65 p.
Abstract/Citation: Chapter 1: General Provisions (equality, rights and duties of the employees). Chapter 2: Collective Labour Agreements (parties to and conclusion of the Agreement). Chapter 3: Collective Labour Contracts (terms of contract, probation period, termination of employment). Chapter 4: Working Hours (length of working day, night-time work, overtime work). Chapter 5: Time-Off (rest, holidays, leave). Chapter 6: Remuneration. Chapter 7: Work Quotas. Chapter 8: Guarantees and Compensations. Chapter 9: Order of Work (duties of employers and employees, disciplinary regulations). Chapter 10: Labour Protection (working conditions). Chapter 11: Women at Work (night-time work, overtime work, pregnant women). Chapter 12: Adolescents at Work (age of employment, medical check-ups, work quotas, remuneration). Chapter 13: Privileges for Employees who are combining Work and Studies. Chapter 14: Labour Disputes. Chapter 15: Rights of the Employees' Trade Unions. Chapter 16: State Social Insurance. Chapter 17: Supervision and Control of the Compliance with Labour Laws (institutions, responsibility of the employer). Chapter 18: Final Dispositions. Unofficial English translation available. This law has been replaced by the Labour Code of 2001.
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