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Name: Law No. 411-V of 18 June 2016 "On Employment".
Country: Turkmenistan
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-06-18
Entry into force:
ISN: TKM-2016-L-105760
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line Zolotoy Vek [Turkmenistan information site], Turkmenistan PDF in Russian PDF in Russian (consulted on 2017-12-23)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I introduces general provisions, concerning, inter alia, general concepts, the main directions of the state policy in the sphere of employment, the concept of employed population, state guarantees in this sphere, also for the persons in need of state assistance, state fund for the promotion of employment.
Chapter II sets state regulation in the sphere of employment: inter alia, the state bodies implementing state regulation and their competencies.
Chapter III establishes the rights of citizens in employment sphere, in particular, the right to job placement, the right to information and consultation on the issues of employment, professional orientation, preparation, training, qualification improvement, also the right to job placement outside Turkmenistan.
Chapter IV regulates the organization of employment: inter alia, employment service, participation of employers in ensuring employment for the population, also the participation of trade unions and other representative bodies of workers in the promotion of employment, organization of paid public works, vocational training, engaging foreign workforce, voluntary insurance against unemployment.
Chapter V regulates the procedure of recognizing a person as unemployed, also the registration, withdrawal of registration of an unemployed, the rights and duties of an unemployed.
Chapter VI establishes social guarantees in case of loss of job: in particular, guarantees of material assistance to workers, released from job by employers, payment of unemployment allowances, also the amount of it.
Chapter VII sets final provisions.
Repeals the previous law of 12 November 1991 "On Employment" (Vedomosti Verkhovnogo Soveta Turkmenistana, 1991, No. 16, P. 173).
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