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  1. Namibia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Amendment Act, 2012 (Act No. 2 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-24 | NAM-2012-L-104154

    An Act to amend the Labour Act, 2007 so as to substitute and insert certain de nitions; to regulate the employment status of individuals placed by private employment agencies to work for user enterprises; to provide protection for individuals placed by private employment agencies; to prohibit the hiring of individuals placed by private employment agencies in contemplation of a strike or lockout or following collective termination; to introduce a presumption as to employee status based on enumerated criteria; to confer on the Minister the power to deem persons to be employees; to introduce a presumption of indefinite employment; to amend the Employment Services Act, 2011 so as to insert and substitute certain definitions; to substitute certain provisions in order to align them with the definition of private employment agency; and to provide for incidental matters.

  2. Namibia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour General Regulations: Labour Act, 2007 (G.N. No. 261 of 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-10 | Date of entry into force: 2008-11-01 | NAM-2008-R-89804

    1. Definitions
    2. Portion of basic wage that may be paid in-kind and calculation of the value of in-kind payments
    3. Written statement of particulars of monetary remuneration
    4. Exemption from a wage order
    5. Compassionate leave
    6. Election of health and safety representatives
    7. Change in constitution of registered trade union or registered employers' organisation
    8. Registration of trade union or employers' organisation
    9. Register maintained by registered trade union or registered employers' organisation
    10. Annual return of registered trade union or employers' organisation
    11. Request for recognition of registered trade union as exclusive bargaining agent
    12. Notification to registered trade union to acquire majority representation
    13. Election of workplace union representatives
    14. Request to extend collective agreement to non-parties to the agreement
    15. Application for exemption from extension of a collective agreement
    16. Notice of commencement of strike or lockout
    17. Appointment of conciliators and arbitrators
    18. Referral of dispute to conciliation
    19. Application to reverse decision of conciliator
    20. Referral of dispute to arbitration
    21. Request for representation at conciliation or arbitration
    22. Application to enforce arbitration award
    23. Order to appear before a labour inspector
    24. Compliance order
    25. Records and returns
    26. Application for exemption or variation
    27. Proof of service of documents
    28. Commencement of regulations

    ANNEXURE 1 Particulars of monetary payments
    ANNEXURE 2 Forms 1-36
    ANNEXURE 3 Records and returns by employers

  3. Namibia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Act, 2007 (Act No. 11 of 2007). - Act On-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2008-11-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2009-03-01 | NAM-2007-L-79050

    Chapter 1 - Introductory Provisions
    Chapter 2 - Fundamental Rights and Protections
    Chapter 3 - Basic Conditions of Employment
    Chapter 4 - Health Safety and Welfare of Employees
    Chapter 5 - Unfair Labour Practices
    Chapter 6 - Trade Unions and Employers' Organizations
    Chapter 7 - Strikes and Lockouts.
    Chapter 8 - Prevention and Resolution of Disputes
    Chapter 9 - Labour Institutions
    Chapter 10 - General Provisions

  4. Namibia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Commencement of Labour Act, 1992 (No. 134 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-09-22 | Date of entry into force: 1992-11-01 | NAM-1992-M-32873

    Provides that the Labour Act 1992, except for the provisions of Part XI and section 116 relating to laws on health, safety and welfare of employees at work, shall come into operation on 1 November 1992. Made under section 117 of the Labour Act, 1992.

  5. Namibia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Act, 1992 (Act No. 6, 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 1992-11-01 | NAM-1992-L-29328

    An Act to make provision for the regulation of the conditions of employment; to prevent and remedy unfair dismissals and unfair disciplinary actions; to regulate the termination of employment contracts; to provide for the registration of unions and employers' organizations and to define the rights and obligations of each; to provide for the settlement of labour disputes; to provide for a Labour Commissioner and inspectors; to establish a Labour Advisory Council, a Labour Court, district labour courts and a Wages Commission; and to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of employees at work. Text published in Labour Law Documents 1992/2, 1992-NAM 1.


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