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Name: Employment and Industrial Relations Code 2015 (No. of 2015).
Country: Kiribati
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015
Entry into force:
ISN: KIR-2015-L-102530
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=102530&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) PDF PDF (consulted on 2016-08-16)
Abstract/Citation: A Code to make provision for the regulation of employment contracts, industrial relations and the settlement of employment disputes and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

The objective of the Employment and Industrial Relations Code Act is to provide for the regulation of employment contracts, industrial relations and for the settlement of employment disputes. The Act repeals the:
a. Employment Ordinance 1977,
b. Industrial Relations Code 1988 and the
c. Trade Union and Employer Organisations Act.

The Act aims to modernise employment practices to keep pace with changing labour market needs and aspirations in Kiribati. This includes providing a framework that enables businesses to grow in the context of providing decent work. It is also intended to enable progressive compliance with following International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions which have been ratified by Kiribati:-

- Forced Labour Convention 1930
- Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention
- Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention
- Equal Remuneration Convention
- Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
- Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention
- Minimum Age Convention
- Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
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