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Iceland


Basic labour law information

Iceland - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution [consolidated version].

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Act on the Penal Code, No. 19/1940.

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Act on Trade Unions and Industrial Disputes, No. 80/1938.
     Act on Strikes by Civil Servants, No. 33/1915.
     Act on Information and Consultation in Undertakings, No. 151/2006.
     Act on European Works Councils in Undertakings, No. 61/1999.
     Act on Collective Bargaining of Civil Servants, No. 94/1986.

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Child Protection Act No. 80/2002.
     Regulations regarding work of children and adolescents, No. 426/1999.
     Act on Compulsory Education, No. 91/2008.

04.01) Hazardous child labour
     Regulations regarding work of children and adolescents, No. 426/1999.

05) Equality of opportunity and treatment
     Act on Equal Status and Equal Rights of Women and Men, No. 10/2008.
     Act on Equal Treatment on the Labour Market, No. 86/2018.

05.02) Workers with family responsibilities
     Prohibition on termination of employment due to family responsibilities Act, No. 27/2000.

07.01) Labour inspection
     Act on Workplace ID Cards and Inspection, No. 42/2010.

08) Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
     Law on Temporary Recruitment No. 139/2003.
     Act on temporary-work agencies, No. 139/2005.

08.01) Disabled workers
     Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities No. 88/2011.
     Act on the Affairs of People with Disabilities, No. 59/1992.

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Act on Compulsory Education, No. 91/2008.
     Act on the Directorate of Education, No. 91/2015.

10) Employment security, termination of employment
     Law on Collective Redundancies No. 63/2000.
     Law on the Legal Status of Workers during Company Transfers No. 72/2002.
     Act Respecting Labourers' Right to Advance Notice of Termination of Employment and to Wages on Account of Absence through Illness and Accidents, No. 19/1979.
     Wage Guarantee Fund Act, No. 88/2003.

11) Cooperatives
     Law on European Cooperative Societies No. 92/2006.

12.01) Labour contracts
     Law on Part-Time Workers No. 10/2004.

12.02) Wages
     Wage Guarantee Fund Act, No. 88/2003.
     Act No. 120 of 1992 to establish a wage tribunal and a wage council.

13.01) Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
     Holiday Allowance Act No. 30 of 1987.
     Act Respecting Labourers' Right to Advance Notice of Termination of Employment and to Wages on Account of Absence through Illness and Accidents, No. 19/1979.
     Act on the 40 hour working week, No. 88/1971.

14) Occupational safety and health
     Act on Working Environment, Health and Safety in Workplaces, No. 46/1980.

14.01) Protection against particular hazards
     Act on Radiation Protection, No. 44/2002.

15) Social security (general standards)
     Municipalities' Social Services Act, No. 40/1991.
     Act on Social Assistance, No. 99/2007.
     Social Security Law No. 100/2007.

15.01) Medical care and sickness benefit
     Act on Health Insurance No 112/2008.

15.02) Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
     Act on Working Terms and Pension Rights Insurance, No. 55/1980.
     Law on Pension Fund Contributions No. 155/1998. Lög um Söfnunarsjóð lífeyrisréttinda
     Act on Compulsory Pensions Insurance and the Activities of Pension Funds, No. 129/1997.

15.04) Unemployment benefit
     Law on Unemployment Benefits No. 54/2006.

15.05) Social assistance and services
     Act No. 118 of 1993 on social assistance.
     Municipalities' Social Services Act, No. 40/1991.

15.06) Administration and financing
     Welfare Appeals Committee Act, No. 85/2015.

16) Maternity protection
     Act on Maternity/Paternity Leave and Parental Leave No. 95/2000.

17) Migrant workers
     Act on Foreigners, No. 80/2016.
     Act on Foreign Nationals' Right to Work, No. 97/2002.

18) Seafarers
     Act on Maritime, No. 34/1985.

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Act on Strikes by Civil Servants, No. 33/1915.
     Act on Collective Bargaining of Civil Servants, No. 94/1986.
     Act on the Rights and Duties of Civil Servants, No. 70/1996.
  
 

  
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