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Original name: Labour Code, 2006
Name: Labour Act, 2006 (No. 37 of 2006).
Country: Saint Lucia
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006
Entry into force:
ISN: LCA-2006-L-90251
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Government of Saint Lucia PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-06-28)
Abstract/Citation: PART I - PRELIMINARY
PART II - FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPALS OF EMPLOYMENT
PART III - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT
Division 1: Contracts of Employment
Division 2: Continuity of Employment
Division 3: Hours of Work
Division 4: Wages
Division 5: Minimum Wages
Division 6: Sick Leave and Benefits
Division 7: Vacation Leave
Division 8: Public Contracts
Division 9: Employment of Children and Young Persons
Division 10: Termination of Employment
Division 11: Termination of Benefits
PART IV - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
Division 1: Registration and Requirements of Industrial Establishments
Division 2: Hazardous Chemicals, Physical Agents and Biological Agents
Division 3: Notification of Accidents and Occupational Diseases
Division 4: Duties of Employers, Workers and Other Persons
PART V - EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY AND TREATMENT
Division 1: Discrimination
Division 2: Pregnancy and Maternity Benefits and Protection
PART VI - RECRUITMENT OF EMPLOYEES FOR OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT AND WORK PERMIT
Division 1: Recruiting
Division 2: Work Permit
PART VII - TRADE UNIONS AND EMPLOYERS ORGANIZATIONS
Division 1: Rights to Association
Division 2: Recognition of the Rights to Bargaining and Representation
Division 3: Collective Agreements
PART VIII - PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES
Division 1: Settlement of Trade Disputes
Division 2: Regulation of Disputes in the Essential Services
Division 3: Disputes Resolution by Labour Department
Division 4: The Labour Tribunal
PART IX - MISCELLANEOUS

Repeals the following laws:
(a) Equality of Opportunity in Employment Act, Cap. 16.14;
(b) Minimum Wages Act, Cap. 16.09;
(c) Registration, Status and Recognition of Trade Unions and Employers' Organizations Act, Cap. 16.06;
(d) Essential Services Act, Cap. 16.12;
(e) Contracts of Service Act, Cap. 16.03;
(f) Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Ordinance, Cap. 100, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
(g) Employment of Women Ordinance Cap. 99, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
(h) Employment of Children (Restriction) Ordinance Cap. 98, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
(i) Employers and Servants Ordinance Cap. 97, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
(j) Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) Act, Cap. 16. 13;
(k) Holiday With Pay Act, Cap. 16.11;
(l) Protection of Wages Act, Cap. 16.08;
(m) Shop Hours Ordinance, Cap. 42, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957;
(n) Employees (Occupational Health and Safety) Act, Cap. 16.02; and
(o) Factories Act, Cap. 13.02.
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