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Name: Employment and Labour Relations Act, 2004 (No. 6 of 2004) (Cap. 366).
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-06-04
Entry into force:
Published on: PDF copy from Tanzanian Parliament website, 2004 (PDF 470KB)
ISN: TZA-2004-L-68319
Bibliography: PDF copy from Tanzanian Parliament website, 2004 PDF 470KB PDF 470KB
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Parliament of Tanzania PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-07-16)
Abstract/Citation: Part I: Preliminary provisions
Part II: Fundamental rights and protections (freedom of association, prohibition of child labour, forced labour, and discrimination)
Part III: Employment standards (contracts, working time, wages, leave, termination)
Part IV: Trade unions, employer associations and federations
Part V: Organization rights
Part VI: Collective bargaining
Part VII: Strikes and lockouts
Part VIII: Dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration, adjudication)
Part IX: General provisions

Repeals the following Acts:
- Employment Ordinance (Cap. 366)
- Regulation of Wages and Terms of Employment Ordinance (Cap 300)
- Wages and Salaries (General Revision) Act, 1974 (Act No. 22 of 1974)
- Trade Union Act, 1998 (Act No. 10 of 1998)
- Security of Employment Act (Cap. 574)
- Severance Allowances Act (Cap. 487)
- Industrial Court of Tanzania Act, 1967 (Act No. 41 of 1967)
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