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Name: Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour Decree No. 1737, determining the emergency cases that enables employers to request workers to do overtime past the limit set out in the Basic Law on State Employees No. 50/2004.
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2004-12-30
Entry into force:
Published on: Al Jarida Al Rasmiyah, Syria, 2004-02-23, Vol. 1, No. 8, pp. 572-573
ISN: SYR-2004-R-78791
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=78791&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Al Jarida Al Rasmiyah, Syria, 2004-02-23, Vol. 1, No. 8, pp. 572-573
Abstract/Citation: Defines the cases in which the employer can request the worker to do overtime, such as when essential work needs to be done following a disaster, in cases where machinery needs to be fixed urgently so the work can be finished on time for certain deadlines and in case of emergency. Overtime can not exceed 12 hours of continuous work.
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