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Name: Employers and Employed Act (Chapter 212) [consolidated to 1960]
Country: Sierra Leone
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1960
Entry into force:
ISN: SLE-1960-L-28611
Bibliography: Laws of Sierra Leone, 1960, Government Printer, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Vol. 4, pp. 2198-2227 PDF of Act PDF of Act
Abstract/Citation: Entitled "The Employers and Employed Ordinance" prior to independence. Act regulates relations between employers and employed, and safeguards heath of the employed. Sets forth provisions relating to the formation and interpretation of contracts of service, the recruitment of native labor for foreign services, restrictions on the engagement of industrial workers, employment of women, adolescents and children apprenticeship contracts. Also regulates the death, insolvency and change of residence of employer; breaches of contract and disputes between employer and employed, provisions as to agents; advances by employers.
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