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  1. Dominica - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Standards (Minimum Wage) Order, 2008 (SRO No. 10 of 2008). - Order on-line

    Adoption: 2008-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-01 | DMA-2008-R-80981

    Repeals the Labour Standards (Minimum Wage) Order 1989. Sets out in the Schedule the minimum wages that are to apply.

  2. Dominica - Conditions of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Labour Standards (Minimum Wage) Proclamation 1989 (S.R.O. no. 49)

    Adoption: 1989-11-24 | DMA-1989-M-55281

    Establishes minimum wage rates for agricultural and unskilled workers, juveniles, daily workers, cashiers, receptionists, shop assistants, and home assistants.

  3. Dominica - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages (Shirt and Garment Workers) Order 1989 (no. 58 of 1989)

    Adoption: 1989-09-19 | DMA-1989-R-55263

    Amends the minimum wage rates for the various classes of textile workers.

  4. Dominica - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Labour Contracts Act, (No. 12 of 1983) Cap. 89:04. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1983-06-06 | DMA-1983-L-55203

    Regulates basic labour contracts and related matters. Regulates where the act does not apply which includes persons employed by the state. Legislates that the employer is to prepare the labour contract at least fourteen days prior to the commencement of employment. Establishes the required contents of labour contracts. Obliges employees to include provision regarding maternity leave for female employees. Declares that contracts are to be considered void if they violate industrial agreements. Grants anyone of eighteen years or more with the right to enter into a labour contract. States that a person under the age of eighteen may enter into a labour contract only with parental consent. Provides for the amendment of contracts and sets penalties for offences. The Schedule includes the required contents of a basic labour contract. This includes inter alia, the responsibilities of employers and employees, provision concerning hours, wages, overtime and holidays, annual vacation leave, termination of employment, rights of appeal, training and probationary periods.

  5. Dominica - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Protection of Wages (Amendment) Act 1978 (no. 31)

    Adoption: 1979-01-12 | DMA-1979-L-55268

    Makes an amendment to the Protection of Wages Ordinance (Cap. 115) concerning the refusal or cessation of work.

  6. Dominica - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Protection of Wages Act, 1961, Chap. 89:07 (No. 17 of 1961). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1961-11-23 | DMA-1961-R-55266

    Provides for the protection of wages of workers. Establishes that wages are to be paid in legal currency. Prohibits remuneration in forms other than in wages. Prohibits agreements specifying where and when a worker is to spend wages. Prohibits interest on wage advances. Specifies which types of deductions are legal or not. Provides for the registration of wage payments. Sets penalties for offences.


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