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

    Labour and Employment Relations Act, 2013 (2013, No. 7). (Sootaga Va Lelei o Leipa ma Galuega) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-04-05 | WSM-2013-L-93575

    AN ACT to:
    (a) provide new provisions relating to labour and employment relations to ensure compliance with International Labour Organization requirements; and
    (b) improve provisions relating to conditions of employment for national and foreign employees, including wage protection, contracts of service, holidays, leave, hours of work, overtime, conciliation procedures; and
    (c) repeal the Labour and Employment Act 1972 and amend other relevant Acts; and
    (d) provide for related matters.

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - National Tripartite Forum
    Part III - Administration
    Part IV - Principles of Employment
    Part V - Protection of Wages
    Part VI - Contract of Service
    Part VII - Terms and Conditions of Employment
    Part VIII - Termination of Contract of Service
    Part IX - Foreign Employees' Employment Permit
    Part X - Conciliation of Employment Disputes
    Part XI - Miscellaneous

    Also repeals the Labour and Employment Regulations 1973 and Part VIII of the Immigration Act 2004.

  2. Samoa - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour and Employment Act 1972, No. 12 - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1972-12-08 | WSM-1972-L-69509

    Comprehensive labour legislation divided into the following 8 parts: part 1 contains preliminary provisions; part 2 concerns administration; part 3 makes provision for wages protection; part 4 regulates contracts of service; part 5 deals with holidays, leave, hours of work and overtime; part 6 contains provisions concerning working conditions, safety and health including the employment of children; part 7 establishes conciliation and arbitration procedures; and part 8 contains miscellaneous provisions.

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