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Name: Labour (Domestic Workers) Regulations 2020 (L.I.2408).
Country: Ghana
Subject(s): Domestic workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2020-07-23
Entry into force:
ISN: GHA-2020-R-111530
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=111530&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Printed Separately, 2021, International Labour Organization PDF PDF
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of the Regulations is to protect the rights of domestic workers and set out the regulations for the relationship between domestic workers and employers. This includes, inter alia, the obligation to enter into a written contract and define wages, working time, leave, the role of the worker and training which will be provided by the employer. It also includes a clause providing that "an employer of a domestic worker shall, in accordance with section 116 of the Act, ensure that the domestic worker is not subjected to any form of forced labour".
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