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Country: Namibia - Month updated: May 2017

  1. Namibia - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Extension of Labour Agreement to Construction Industry (Government Notice No. 319 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-12-09 | NAM-2015-M-104151

    Under Section 71(5) of the Labour Act of 2007, the provisions of the collective agreement dated 24 July 2015 are extended to all employees in the construction and building industry as requested by the Construction Industries Federation and the Metal and Allied Workers' Union.

  2. Namibia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to domestic workers: Labour Act 2007 (Government Notice No. 257 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | NAM-2014-R-104152

    Defines who a domestic worker is, prohibits children under the age of 18 years being employed in domestic work and contains provisions concerning the wages of domestic workers.

  3. Namibia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Wage order for setting minimum wage and supplementary minimum conditions of employment for domestic workers: Labour Act, 2007 (Government Notice No. 258). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | NAM-2014-R-104153

  4. Namibia - - 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.

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