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Name: Labour Proclamation of Eritrea (No. 118 of 2001).
Country: Eritrea
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2001-11-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2001-11-15, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 108-205
ISN: ERI-2001-L-61291
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2001-11-15, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 108-205
Proclamation on-line Proclamation on-line Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2009-05-25)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on labour relations. Divided into 13 parts. Part I contains preliminary provisions. Part II deals with employment of job seekers, and work permit for non-nationals. Part III provides for contract of employment, and rights and obligations of parties to contract. Part IV regulates termination of employment. Part V contains provisions regarding special labour contracts. Part VI deals with wages, hours of work, leave, public holidays, working conditions of the disabled, working conditions of women and young employees, and employment injuries. Part VII contains provisions regarding social security. Part VIII regulates formation of associations and collective bargaining. Part IX provides for strike, lockout and unfair labour practices. Part X regulates settlement of labour disputes. Part XI contains provisions regarding labour administration, Part XII on period of limitation and priority of claims, and finally, Part XIII on penalties.
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