|Name:||Antigua and Barbuda Labour Code (Amendment) Act 1998 (No. 16 of 1998).|
|Country:||Antigua and Barbuda|
|Subject(s):||Labour codes, general labour and employment acts|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Official Gazette, Acts, 8 p.
|Bibliography:||Official Gazette, Acts, 8 p.
Act on-line Laws on-line, Government of Antigua and Barbuda, http://laws.gov.ag PDF (consulted on 2010-10-08)
|Abstract/Citation:||Amends the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Code (Cap. 27). Makes amendments to the defininitions of the terms industrial action, temporary employee, suspension, redundancy, sick leave and termination of employment. A new section C20 provides for a minimum of six weeks' maternity leave for pregnant workers, during which an employee shall receive at least 40 per cent of the normal wage.|