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Name: Labour Act (Cap. 98:01).
Country: Guyana
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1942-01-23
Entry into force:
ISN: GUY-1942-L-46811
Bibliography: Laws of Guyana, 1973, 20 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Guyana, Ministry of Legal Affairs, Guyana PDF of Act as at L.R.O. 1/2012 PDF of Act as at L.R.O. 1/2012 (consulted on 2017-11-09)
Abstract/Citation: Part I establishes a Department of Labour and the post of Chief Labour Officer. Part II provides the Minister power to investigate and appoint an arbitrator in trade disputes. Part III provides for the regulation of wages. Part IV covers rights of employees and duties and obligation of employers in respect of labour contracts. Part V contains provisions relating to payment of wages and wage deductions. Part VI covers wages in retail shops selling alcohol; Part VII provides for the regulation of hours of work.
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