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  1. Austria - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend the Federal Act on Home Work and the Federal Act on the Labour Constitution and Freedom of Association (Text No. 74/2009). (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Heimarbeitsgesetz 1960 und das Arbeitsverfassungsgesetz geändert werden (Änderung des Heimarbeitsgesetzes 1960 und des Arbeitsverfassungsgesetzes)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2009-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-31 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2009-08-01 | AUT-2009-L-87434

    Article 1. The following sections of Federal Act on Home Work has been amended:
    § 5. Notification when assigning homework
    § 8-18. Record of labour and delivery conditions
    Authorities and procedures
    § 28-44. Duties of the Federal Conciliation Office and the Federal Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
    § 46-49. Deposit and promulgation of homework contracts
    § 51-54. Information about fees
    § 73-74. Execution.
    Article 2. Federal Act on the Labour Constitution and freedom of association:
    § 21 and § 27 of Federal Act on the Labour Constitution: the declaration of a collective agreement shall be made public in the Federal Law Gazette II (BGBL II).

  2. Bahrain - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 8 of 2005 with respect to a Model form of employment contract for domestic help and similar persons.

    Adoption: 2005-04-18 | BHR-2005-R-72743

    Provides a Model Form of Employment Contract for domestic workers. The contract is to include terms and conditions to be adhered to including the term of the contract, wages, medical examination and treatment, provision of food and housing, three month probationary period. The employer is to pay for the return of the worker to their home country. All disputes are to be referred to the Ministry of Labour. Provisions of the Civil Code are to apply to the contract, as are the provisions of the Labour Law for the Private Sector. Contracts are to be made in Arabic with a translation to be made in English.

  3. Belgium - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du Gouvernement de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale du 26 janvier 2017 relatif au télétravail (dans sa teneur modifiée au 23 août 2017). - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 2017-01-26 | BEL-2017-R-103687

    Chapitre Ier: Définitions et champ d'application
    Chapitre II: Procédure et traitement de la demande de télétravail
    Chapitre III: Aspects organisationnels du télétravail
    Chapitre IV: Durée et extinction de l'accord de télétravail
    Chapitre V: Dispositions transitoires, abrogatoires et finales

  4. Belgium - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du Gouvernement de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale du 3 mai 2012 relatif au télétravail. - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 2012-05-03 | BEL-2012-R-90703

    Chapitre Ier: Définitions et champ d'application
    Chapitre II: Procédure et traitement de la demande de télétravail
    Chapitre III: Aspects organisationnels du télétravail
    Chapitre IV: Durée et annulation de l'accord de télétravail
    Chapitre V: Dispositions finales

  5. Belgium - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Loi du 6 décembre 1996 relative au travail à domicile. - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 1996-12-06 | Date of entry into force: 1997-03-01 | BEL-1996-L-45545

    Insère dans la loi du 3 juillet 1978 relative aux contrats de travail un titre VI intitulé "Le contrat d'occupation de travailleur à domicile", dont les dispositions sont applicables au travailleur à domicile qui, sous l'autorité de l'employeur, fournit un travail contre rémunération à son domicile ou à tout autre endroit qu'il a choisi, sans qu'il soit sous la surveillance ou le contrôle direct de cet employeur. Sont fixées les obligations de l'employeur, le contenu du contrat d'occupation du travailleur, les formalités en cas d'incapacité de travail suite à une maladie ou à un accident ainsi que les modalités de rémunération en cas de suspension de l'exécution du contrat (incapacité). Les dispositions de la loi du 16 mars 1971 sur le travail qui concernent le repos dominical et la durée du travail (chap. III, sections 1 et 2) ne sont pas applicables aux travailleurs à domicile. Prévoit enfin que le travailleur à domicile peut introduire par écrit auprès de son employeur une demande d'obtention d'un emploi au sein de l'entreprise dans les conditions fixées par la loi du 22 décembre 1989 (arts. 153, 154 et 156).

  6. Belize - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Act (Application to Domestic Servants) Regulations (No. 7 of 1965). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965 | BLZ-1965-R-68376

    Provides for application of certain sections of Labour Act to domestic servants.

  7. Brazil - Homeworkers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instrucción Normativa núm. 23 por la que se incluye al empleado doméstico en el Fondo de Garantía del Tiempo de Servicio- FGTS

    Adoption: 2000-05-23 | BRA-2000-M-56535

  8. Bulgaria - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Loi du 13 avril 2011 complétant le Code du travail. - Loi (version bulgare)

    Adoption: 2011-04-13 | BGR-2011-L-90722

    Crée une nouvelle section VIIIa relative aux conditions d'exercice du travail à domicile. Précise les éléments concernant le contrat de travail, les obligations de l'employeur et de l'employé, les horaires de travail et les repos.

  9. Costa Rica - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto del Poder Ejecutivo núm. 37695-MP-MTSS sobre promoción del teletrabajao en las instituciones públicas. - Sistema Costarricense de Información Jurídica

    Adoption: 2013-02-11 | Date of entry into force: 2013-05-23 | CRI-2013-R-94875

    Tiene por objeto promover y regular el teletrabajo en las instituciones del Estado, como instrumento para promover la modernización de las organizaciones, la inserción laboral, reducir el gasto en las Instituciones Públicas, incrementar la productividad del funcionario, el ahorro de combustibles, la protección del mdio ambiente y favorecer la conciliación de la vida personal, familiar y laboral, mediante la utilización de tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones (TIC's).

  10. Costa Rica - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 35434-S-MTSS de implementación del teletrabajo en mujeres que se encuentren en estado de embarazo que presten servicios en instituciones públicas y empresas públicas del Estado y todas las empresas del sector privado. - La Gaceta Digital

    Adoption: 2009-08-12 | CRI-2009-R-82307

    Dispone que la mujer que preste servicios en instituciones públicas y empresas públicas del Estado y en cualquier empresa del sector privado, que se encuentre en estado de embarazo, podrá prestar sus servicios desde su domicilio, o lugar habilitado para esos efectos, sujeto a la naturaleza de sus funciones, de forma tal que el trabajo que desarrolla pueda realizarse en los términos del Decreto Ejecutivo núm. 34704-MP-MTSS del 31 de julio de 2008.

  11. France - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du 24 mars 2015 relatif aux critères ouvrant droit à l'aide au poste et à la subvention spécifique dans le cadre des recrutements opérés directement par les entreprises adaptées et les centres de distribution de travail à domicile. - Arrêté

    Adoption: 2015-03-24 | FRA-2015-R-98583

    Abroge l'arrêté du 13 février 2006 relatif aux critères d'efficience réduite ouvrant droit aux aides de l'Etat dans les entreprises adaptées.

  12. Hungary - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 10 of the Minister of Labour, respecting the employment of homeworkers.

    Adoption: 1981-09-29 | HUN-1981-R-11441

  13. Hungary - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 17 of the Minister of Labour, to amend Decree No. 16 of 27 Dec. 1967 respecting the employment of homeworkers.

    Adoption: 1978-12-23 | HUN-1978-R-12659

  14. Japan - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Industrial Home Work Law (Law No. 60 of 1970).

    Adoption: 1970-05-16 | JPN-1970-L-18545

    Provides for home work inspection book, periodic reports on the number of home workers, hours of work applicable to home workers, notice of termination, safety and health standards, Central Home Work Council, and related matters.

  15. Jordan - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Instructions of 2012 on Licensing Homework Positions. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 2012-02-01 | JOR-2012-R-94598

    These Instructions regulate the terms and conditions and applications for licensing jobs that are performed at home (homework).

    Section 1: These Instructions enter into force as from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
    Section 2: Definitions.
    Section 3:List of homework professions.
    Section 4: Determines the conditions and requirements for performing homework, the home worker shouldn't use any equipments or provide any service that may cause noise, vibration, smoke, dust, odours, cause negative electrical or magnetic impact, or cause negative impact on the neighbourhood. Moreover, they shouldn't use or produce hazardous materials that may impact on the health and safety of the public.
    Section 5: homework licensing applications and obtaining a license.
    Section 6: General Provisions.
    Section 7: Space requirements for home workers.
    Section 8: General standards for home workers.
    Section 9: Special standards for home workers.
    Section 10: Inspection procedures.
    Section 11: Sanctions.
    Section 12: Revoking the license.
    Section 13: Delegation of powers.
    Section 14: Repeals Instructions of 2011 on Licensing Homework Positions.
    Schedule: Homework Professions List.

  16. Jordan - Homeworkers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instructions of 2011, Licensing Work From Home Jobs. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-01 | JOR-2011-M-91288

    These Instructions regulate the terms and conditions and applications for licensing jobs that are performed at home.

    Section 1: These Instructions enter into force as from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
    Section 2: Definitions.
    Section 3: The Greater Amman Municipality issued a regulated home professions list (it is added after Section 14 of this Instructions), determining the kind of jobs/professions that can be performed from home, the Greater Amman Municipality can add or remove any home professions from the list at any time.
    Section 4: Determines the conditions and requirements for performing professions from home, the home worker shouldn¿t use any equipments or provide any service that may cause noise, vibration, smoke, dust, odors, cause negative electrical or magnetic impact, or cause negative impact on the neighborhood. Moreover, they shouldn¿t use or produce hazardous materials that may impact on the health and safety of the public.
    Section 5, Section 6, Section 7: Home professions licensing applications and obtaining a license.
    Section 8: Space requirements for home workers.
    Section 9: General standards for home workers.
    Section 10: Inspection procedures
    Section 11: Sanctions.
    Section 12: Revoking the license.
    Section 13: The Greater Amman Municipality Law provisions, Regulations and Instructions shall be taken into account, including its procedures, fees and charges.
    Section 14: Delegation of powers.
    Schedule: Home Professions List.

  17. Luxembourg - Homeworkers - Collective agreement

    Convention du 15 décembre 2015 relative au régime juridique du télétravail conclue entre l'Union des Entreprises Luxembourgeoises, d'une part et les syndicats OGB-L et LCGB, d'autre part. - Convention collective

    Adoption: 2015-12-15 | LUX-2015-CA-101631

    Reconduit la convention du 21 février 2006 relative au régime juridique du télétravail. Cette convention est contenue en annexe. Est rendue obligatoire par règlement grand-ducal le 15 mars 2016.

  18. Luxembourg - Homeworkers - Collective agreement

    Convention collective du 15 juillet 2011 relative au régime juridique du télétravail conclue entre l'Union des Entreprises Luxembourgeoises, d'une part et les syndicats OGB-L et LCGB, d'autre part. - Convention collective

    Adoption: 2011-07-15 | LUX-2011-CA-90148

    Reconduit les dispositions de la convention collective relative au régime juridique du télétravail du 21 février 2006. Prévoit que les télétravailleurs jouissent de tous les droits reconnus par la législation sociale, par les conventions collectives de travail applicables, ainsi que par le règlement interne de l'entreprise (avantages extralégaux) et ne doivent subir aucune discrimination en raison de leur statut de télétravailleur notamment quant aux conditions de rémunération, aux conditions et à l'accès à la promotion et quant à l'accès collectif et individuel à la formation professionnelle continue. Contient des dispositions relatives aux conditions d'emploi.
    Est déclarée d'obligation générale par le règlement grand.ducal du 1er mars 2012, publié au Mémorial A n° 44 du 14 mars 2012.

  19. Morocco - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 2-12-262 du 10 juillet 2012 fixant les règles d'hygiène applicables aux salariés travaillant à domicile ainsi que les obligations qui incombent aux employeurs faisant exécuter des travaux à domicile. - Bulletin officiel

    Adoption: 2012-07-10 | MAR-2012-R-91340

  20. Netherlands - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 2 September 1996 concerning the minimum wages and minimum holiday benefits for people engaged in homework.

    Adoption: 1996-09-02 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | NLD-1996-R-45840

    This decree is intended to clarify the wage and benefits that are due to a person who works in his/her home on an hourly wage or on contract. With this decree, homeworkers are provided with the same benefits and wage regulations as are provided for employees who work at their place of employment. However, there are some exceptions as regards the flexibility of work time and the amount of hours of work needed to qualify for benefits.

  21. Peru - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 30036 que regula el teletrabajo. - Archivo digital de la legislación

    Adoption: 2013-06-04 | PER-2013-L-93503

    Tiene por objeto regular el teletrabajo, como una modalidad especial de prestación de servicios caracterizada por la utilización de tecnologías de la información y las telecomunicaciones (TIC), en las instituciones públicas y privadas, y promover políticas públicas para garantizar su desarrollo.

  22. Philippines - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Department Order No. 5. Rules XIV of the Rules Implementing Book III of the Labor Code on Employment of Homeworkers, 1992. - Order on-line

    Adoption: 1992-02-04 | PHL-1992-R-71130

    Sets out the rules for conditions of work for homeworkers. These include the registration of homeworkers' organizations; the registration of employers, contractors and sub-contractors; modalities for the payment of work; the establishment of standard rates for homeworkers; the prohibition on deductions from earnings except in certain circumstances; the conditions for payment of work done; provisions for the enforcement of the rules; the setting out of the duties of employers, contractors and sub-contractors; the employment of minors; the prohibition on working with explosives, fireworks, drugs, poisons and other articles that require exposure to toxic substances; and the provision of technical assistance to homeworkers' organizations, employers, contractors and sub-contractors.

  23. Poland - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Direction of the Minister of Labour, Wages and Social Affairs to lay down detailed rules for the calculation of vacation leave pay for persons engaged in home work.

    Adoption: 1976-07-21 | POL-1976-R-13748

  24. Poland - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers respecting the rights of persons engaged in home work [contracts, remuneration, leave, etc.; repeals, inter alia, Decision No. 204 of the Council of Ministers of 28 June 1960 respecting vacation leave for homeworkers and the Order of the Minister of Labour, Wages and social Affairs of 17 Apr. 1974 to determine the persons engaged in home work who are to be treated as workers for the purposes od the Act [of 23 Jan. 1978: LS 1968 - Pol. 1 A] respecting universal pension security for workers and their families].

    Adoption: 1975-12-31 | POL-1975-R-18627

  25. Portugal - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 101/2009 de 8 de septiembre por la que se establece el régimen jurídico del trabajo a domicilio. - Diário da República

    Adoption: 2009-09-08 | Date of entry into force: 2009-10-08 | PRT-2009-L-82529

    Regula la prestación de actividad, sin subordinación jurídica, en el domicilio o en instalación del trabajador, como en el caso de la provisión de un producto acabado, después de la compra de materia prima, por un cierto precio al vendedor de la misma, a condición de que el trabajador esté en dependencia económica del beneficiario de la actividad.
    El artículo 3 aborda el trabajo de menores a domicilio.

  26. Russian Federation - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No.175 of 26 February 2013 on Monthly Payments to Caregivers of Children with Disabilities and Persons with Disabilities since Childhood Classified in Category One. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-02-26 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-26 | RUS-2013-R-96202

    With the aim of strengthening social protection of certain categories of citizens, inter alia, establishes monthly payments (beginning from 1 January 2013) to certain categories of persons who take care of disabled children under the age of 18 or first category disabled people since childhood. Defines the amounts of the payments to persons living in places of hard climate conditions. Establishes the procedure of the payments.

  27. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wages Regulation (Domestic Workers) Order, 2008 (No. 31 of 2008).

    Adoption: 2008-06-04 | VCT-2008-R-80802

    Sets out the minimum wage to be paid to a domestic worker and specifies the hours of work, overtime, vacation leave, sick leave and maternity leave in the Schedule to the Order. Repeals the Wages Regulation (Domestic Workers) Order, 2003 (No. 13 of 2003).

  28. San Marino - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Act No. 25, to amend Act No. 49 of 9 June 1981 respecting the protection of home work.

    Adoption: 1982-03-17 | SMR-1982-L-10562

    Amends ss. 3,7 and 11.

  29. Soviet Union - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order 275/17-99 of the State Labour and Social Affairs Committee of the USSR and the Secretariat of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions, to approve regulations respecting the working conditions of homeworkers.

    Adoption: 1981-09-29 | SUN-1981-R-11451

  30. Swaziland - Homeworkers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Regulation of Wages (Domestic Employees) Order, Notice 2006 (Legal Notice No. 219 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | SWZ-2006-M-76464

    Regulates the employment of domestic workers including the basic minimum wage, hours of work, overtime, annual leave, sick leave, paid public holidays, maternity leave, uniforms, compassionate leave, rest day and accommodation.

  31. Switzerland - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Loi fédérale du 30 septembre 2011 abrogeant l'arrêté fédéral du 12 février 1949 tendant à encourager le travail à domicile. - Loi

    Adoption: 2011-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | CHE-2011-L-89205

  32. Switzerland - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Loi fédérale du 20 mars 1981 sur le travail à domicile (LTrD). - Loi (dans sa teneur modifiée)

    Adoption: 1981-03-20 | Date of entry into force: 1983-04-01 | CHE-1981-L-73367

    Chapitre I: Champ d'application (arts. 1 et 2)
    Chapitre II: Obligations des employeurs et des travailleurs à domicile (arts. 3 à 11)
    Chapitre III: Dispositions pénales (arts. 12 à 14)
    Chapitre IV: Dispositions d'exécution (arts. 15 à 19)
    Chapitre V: Dispositions finales (arts. 20 à 23)

  33. Switzerland - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordonnance du 28 juin 1949 sur l'encouragement du travail à domicile. - Ordonnance

    Adoption: 1949-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1949-07-01 | CHE-1949-R-87893

    Contient une définition des "travaux à domicile".

  34. Switzerland - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté fédéral du 12 février 1949 tendant à encourager le travail à domicile. - Arrêté

    Adoption: 1949-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 1949-07-01 | CHE-1949-R-87892

  35. Thailand - Homeworkers - Law, Act

    Homeworkers Protection Act, B.E. 2553 (2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-09-29 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05 | THA-2010-L-93545

    Extends labour protection to homeworkers. Defines 'Homework' as work that an employer in an industrial business has assigned to a person taking work for production or assembly outside the business establishment of the employer, or other work as set out in regulations. A 'Homeworker' means a person or a group of persons who agrees with an employer to undertake homework. 'Employer' means a business operator who agrees to employ a homeworker, regardless of whether the assignment of the job will be made through him, his representative or by a sub-contract.

    Chapter 1 - General Provisions
    Chapter 2 - Rights and Duties of Hirers and Home Workers
    Chapter 3 - Remuneration
    Chapter 4 - Safety in the Performance of Work
    Chapter 5 - Home Work Protection Committee
    Chapter 6 - Filing and Deliberation of Petitions
    Chapter 7 - Labour Inspector
    Chapter 8 - Penalty Provisions
    Transitory Provisions

  36. Trinidad and Tobago - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Household Assistants) Order (LN 160/1991). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-10-28 | TTO-1991-R-27940

    This Order made pursuant to the Minimum Wages Act, Chap. 88:04, establishes minimum wages for household assistants (domestics), weekly hours of work, minimum overtime rates, and provides for vacation leave, paid sick leave, and maternity leave.

  37. United States - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Homeworkers in Certain Industries; Records to be Kept by Employers Rule (29 CFR Parts 516 and 530)

    Adoption: 1988-11-07 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-09 | USA-1988-R-7480

    Modifies rules which restricted the manufacture of most types of jewelry, gloves and mittens, buttons and buckles, embroidery and handkerchiefs by persons in the home. Henceforward, employers may employ workers in these industries to work at home, subject to obtaining a certificate from the Department authorising such employment. The Regulations also amend the recordkeeping requirements imposed on employers of homeworkers.

  38. United States - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Homeworkers in Certain Industries Rule (29 CFR Part 530)

    Adoption: 1984-11-01 | USA-1984-R-981

    Requires employers of homeworkers in the knitted outerwear industry to obtain certificates.

  39. United States - Homeworkers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Handicapped Clients in Sheltered Workshops (Change in Conditions for Employing Handicapped Homeworkers Outside of Work Activities Centers) Rule (29 CFR Part 525)

    Adoption: 1972-05-02 | USA-1972-R-16672

    Amends section 525.12 (industrial homework).


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