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  1. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Sunday Trading Act 1994 (Chapter 20)

    Adoption: 1994-07-05 | GBR-1994-L-39702

    An Act to reform the law of England and Wales relating to Sunday trading; to provide for the rights of shop workers under the law of England and Wales in relation to working on Sunday; and for related matters. Consists of 9 sections and Five Schedules. Schedule Five lists repeals.

  2. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 3004 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | GBR-1992-R-31770

    Imposes requirements with respect to the health, safety and welfare of persons in a workplace, concerning lighting, ventilation, temperature, cleanliness, space, seating, windows, sanitary conveniences, drinking water, accomodation for clothing, facilities, and related matters.

  3. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Statutory Sick Pay (Northern Ireland) Order 1991. S.I. No. 765 (N.I.9).

    Adoption: 1991-03-20 | Date of entry into force: 1991-03-27 | GBR-1991-R-22652

    This Order is made only for purposes corresponding to those of the Statutory Sick Pay Act 1991. It amends the law relating to the arrangements under which employers are reimbursed for the statutory sick pay which they pay to their employees. Article 3(1) reduces from 100 per cent to 80 percent the amounts of statutory sick pay which employers can recover from their remittances of national insurance contributions and Article 4 provides for relief for small employers.

  4. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Statutory Sick Pay Act 1991 (Chapter 3)

    Adoption: 1991-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 1991 | GBR-1991-L-22465

    Reduces the amount of statutory sick pay which employers are entitled to recover; repeals section 9(1A) of the Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982; and for purposes connected therewith. Amendments are also made to the Social Security Act 1975 and to the Social Security Act 1989.

  5. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment (Retail Distributive Trade) (Amendment) Order 1990. L.N. No. 83.

    Adoption: 1990-06-28 | GBR-1990-R-20517

    Amendments in respect of time and a fifth, time and a half, double time, and work on Saturdays in the retail distributive trade.

  6. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Family Credit (General) Amendment Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 574 of 1990)

    Adoption: 1990-03-12 | Date of entry into force: 1990-04-03 | GBR-1990-R-9859

    Amendments in respect of, inter alia, meal or refreshment breaks, provision of assessment of normal weekly earnings of an employed earner, calculation of earnings from the provision of board and lodging accommodation etc.

  7. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Dangerous Substances (Notification and Marking of Sites) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 304 of 1990)

    Adoption: 1990-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-01 | GBR-1990-R-9802

    Regulations requiring the notification and marking of sites where there is a total quantity of 25 tonnes or more of dangerous substances. For the purposes of the Regulations, "dangerous substance" means any substance which is dangerous for conveyance within the meaning of the Classification, Packaging and Labelling of Dangerous Substances Regulations 1984.

  8. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Potteries etc. (Modifications) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 305 of 1990)

    Adoption: 1990-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-03-26 | GBR-1990-R-9864

    Regulations revoking the Pottery (Health) Special Regulations 1947 of which regulation 4 (relating to the prohibition of lead glazes) is the only substantive provision now in force and modifying the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1980 to provide equivalent prohibitions. Also revokes provisions of the Pottery (Health and Welfare) Regulations 1980 and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988. Regulation 7 of the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1980 has been modified so as to permit respiratory protective equipment to be used which conforms to a standard for the time being approved by the Health and Safety Executive.

  9. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 246 (N.I. 2) of 1990)

    Adoption: 1990-02-14 | GBR-1990-R-20258

    Makes provision for the equal treatment of men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion and working conditions; repeals or amends certain prohibitions or requirements relating to young persons and other categories of workers, assimilates the age limits for men and women for the purposes of redundancy payments and abolishes redundancy rebates to employers, and amends provisions relating to the payment out of the Redundancy Fund of certain debts due to employees in situations where the employer is insolvent. The Order is made for the purposes corresponding to certain provisions of the Employment Act 1989 (LLD 1989 GBR1).

  10. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 2312 (C.73) of 1989)

    Adoption: 1989-12-05 | GBR-1989-R-9441

    The effect of this Order is to remove as from 16 January 1990 the requirement for seats to be provided for the use of female shop assistants in covered market places.

  11. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Police (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 2222 (S.145) of 1989)

    Adoption: 1989-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 1989-12-22 | GBR-1989-R-9438

    Regulations amending the Police (Scotland) Regulations 1976 in respect, inter alia, of a procedure for the resolution of a difference of medical opinion as to an officer's fitness to return to duty after a period of sick leave, rent allowance, and detective expenses allowances.

  12. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Employment Act 1989 (Chapter 38)

    Adoption: 1989-11-16 | GBR-1989-L-8768

    Amends the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 in pursuance to Council Directive 76/207/EEC on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions, repeals or amends prohibitions or requirements relating to the employment of young persons and other categories of employees, and makes certain amendments in respect of industrial training boards and other related matters.

  13. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Medical Stores) Regulations 1989. B.R. No. 19. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-05-12 | GBR-1989-R-8586

    Provide for the maintenance of medicines and medical stores of specific packaging and labelling standards on board certain classes of ships.

  14. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Medical Stores) (Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 1547 of 1988)

    Adoption: 1988-09-06 | GBR-1988-R-7052

    Supersedes the Merchant Shipping (Medical Stores) (Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1974.

  15. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1988. S.I. No. 1303 (N.I. 13).

    Adoption: 1988-07-26 | GBR-1988-R-6585

    Amends the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 to repeal certain exemptions and to provide for common age limits in unfair dismissal cases. Removes certain restrictions on working hours and conditions for women in factories, mines and quarries. Also, inter alia, provides for the issue of codes of practice on the elimination of discrimination and the promotion of equality between men and women in the field of employment.

  16. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Medical Stores) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 1116 of 1988)

    Adoption: 1988-06-22 | GBR-1988-R-6462

    Minor amendments to the Merchant Shipping (Medical Stores) Regulations 1986.

  17. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Sex Discrimination Act 1986 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 99 (C. 4) of 1988)

    Adoption: 1988-01-25 | Date of entry into force: 1988-02-26 | GBR-1988-L-6061

    Brings into force those provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act 1986 which are not already in force (repeal of restrictions on the employment of women at night in industrial undertakings).

  18. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Insolvency Act 1986 (Chapter 45)

    Adoption: 1986-07-25 | GBR-1986-L-2357

    Consolidates the enactments relating to insolvency and winding up of companies (including those that are not insolvent, and unregistered companies) and insolvency and bankruptcy of individuals. It contains provisions regarding, inter alia, the power to make over assets to employees and preferential debts. Schedule 6 appended to the Act lists the categories of preferential debts. Social security contributions are category 3; contributions to occupational pension schemes make up category 4; and remuneration, etc., of employees constitutes category 5. The Schedule sections entitled "Interpretation for category 5" specify that remuneration includes: a guarantee payment under section 12(1) and the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978; payments for time off for trade union duties, ante-natal care or looking for work under that Act; redundancy compensation awarded under section 101 of the Employment Protection Act 1975; remuneration payable to a person on sick leave or holiday leave; and accrued holiday remuneration.

  19. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Conditions of Employment (Licensed Non-Residential Establishments) Order 1986. L.N. No. 54. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1986-05-29 | GBR-1986-R-2328

    Sets forth minimum weekly remuneration and overtime rates of pay, maximum working hours and maximum deductions from wages for food, drink and lodging for workers employed in any licensed non-residential establishment (caterers, bars, cafes, etc.). Issued under s. 36 of the Employment Ordinance.

  20. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping (Medical Stores) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 144 of 1986)

    Adoption: 1986-02-13 | GBR-1986-R-2039

    Regulations concerning safety on board ships (except fishing vessels and pleasure craft), providing for an obligation to carry appropriate medical supplies on sea voyages.

  21. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Conditions of Employment (Annual and Public Holidays) (Amendment) Order 1985. L.N. No. 65.

    Adoption: 1985-05-30 | GBR-1985-R-1669

    Amends para. 4 of the principal Order.

  22. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Statutory Sick Pay (General) Amendment Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 126 of 1985)

    Adoption: 1985-02-03 | GBR-1985-R-5403

    Amends the Statutory Sick Pay (General) Regulations 1982 to provide that no effect is to be given to any agreement between an employee and an employer to treat certain specified days as qualifying days for the purposes of entitlement to sick pay.

  23. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Public Holidays.

    Adoption: 1976-11-08 | GBR-1976-M-14065

    Order made under the Public Holidays Act, Ch. 188. No. 21.

  24. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Holidays (Amendment) Ordinance 1976.

    Adoption: 1976-11-03 | GBR-1976-R-14063

    An Ordinance to amend the Public Holidays Act [Ch. 188] to provide for public holidays to be prescribed by Order. No. 7. Repeals the schedule to the Act.

  25. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Factories Act 1961 etc. (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 1941 of 1974)

    Adoption: 1974-11-21 | GBR-1974-L-15182

    Repeals and modifies the Factories Act 1961, the Hours of Employment (Conventions) Act 1936 and the Employment Medical Advisory Service Act 1972 and certain instruments thereunder, in consequence of the coming into operation of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. Relates, inter alia, to powers of inspectors.

  26. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Air Navigation Order 1974 (S.I. No. 1114 of 1974)

    Adoption: 1974-06-28 | GBR-1974-R-15176

    Consolidation of the Air Navigation Order 1972, as amended; inter alia, hours of work and rest periods of crews.

  27. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment (Sick Pay) Order (LN. 1974/004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1974-02-01 | GBR-1974-R-92866

    Provides for the minimum sick pay entitlement.

  28. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Air Navigation Order 1970 (S.I. No. 954 of 1970)

    Adoption: 1970-07-13 | GBR-1970-R-17624

    Part VI: fatigue of crew; maximum flight duty periods and minimum rest periods, etc.

  29. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment (Annual and Public Holidays) Order 1968. (Conditions of Employment (Annual and Public Holidays) Order 1968 (1968.12.17).) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1968-12-17 | GBR-1968-R-18493

  30. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Factories Act 1961 (Chapter 34)

    Adoption: 1961-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 1962-04-01 | GBR-1961-L-37230

    Consolidates the Factories Acts, 1937 to 1959, and certain other enactments relating to the safety, health and welfare of employed persons.

  31. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Public Holidays Act (Act 19 of 1954, S.R.O. 15/1956, Acts 13 of 1959, 2 of 1971, 14 of 1999 and 9 of 2011) (Cap. 6.09) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954-09-10 | GBR-1954-L-100210

  32. United Kingdom - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Public Holidays Ordinance (Cap. 158). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1945-11-24 | GBR-1945-L-104809

  33. United Republic of Tanzania - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Act (No. 10 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1994-07-29 | TZA-1994-L-41892

    Makes minor amendments to various laws, including the Public Holidays Ordinance (if a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following day shall be declared a public holiday), and the Fisheries Act.

  34. United Republic of Tanzania - Conditions of work - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Proclamation made under the Public Holidays Ordinance.

    Adoption: 1994-07-06 | TZA-1994-M-41888

    Eighth day of August to be a public holiday marking the anniversary of Peasants' Day.

  35. United States of America - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Civilian Reservist Emergency Workforce Act of 2021 (the "CREW Act") (38 USC 101 note) (Public Law 117–178). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2022-09-29 | USA-2022-L-113812

    The “CREW Act” extends employment protections under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reservists who deploy to major disaster sites.

  36. United States of America - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 [P.L. 111-292][H.R. 1722]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-09 | USA-2010-L-88266

    Amends Part III of title 5 of the USC by including after Chapter 63, a new Chapter 65 entitled "Telework". This comprises of 6 sections:
    6501 - Definitions.
    6502 - Executive agencies telework requirement.
    6503 - Training and monitoring.
    6504 - Policy and support.
    6505 - Telework Management Officer.
    6506 - Reports.

  37. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment and Training Administration (20 CFR Part 604).

    Adoption: 2000-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2000-08-14 | USA-2000-R-57304

    Allows state agencies that administer the Unemployment Compensation Program to provide partial wage replacement on a voluntary, experimental basis, to parents who take approved leave or who otherwise leave employment following the birth or placement for adoption of a child.

  38. United States of America - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Fair Labor Standards Act, Amendment (H.R. 1693).

    Adoption: 1999-12-09 | USA-1999-L-56434

    Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the overtime exemption for employees engaged in fire protection activities.

  39. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Duty Pay Rule (5 CFR Part 550).

    Adoption: 1999-01-11 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-11 | USA-1999-R-51694

    Provides hazard duty pay for General Schedule employees who are required to commute to a worksite that is more than 3900 meters in altitude from a substantially lower altitude.

  40. United States of America - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Federal Employees Family Friendly Leave Act. Public Law 103-388 (H.R. 4361)

    Adoption: 1994-10-22 | USA-1994-L-39400

    Amendment (63 USC, Title 5, S. 6307) to provide that an employee of the Federal Government may use sick leave to attend to the medical needs of family members and for other related purposes.

  41. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Absence and Leave; Voluntary Leave Transfer and Voluntary Leave Bank Programs Rule (5 CFR Part 630)

    Adoption: 1994-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-31 | USA-1994-R-35964

    Interim regulations to enable agencies to implement permanent voluntary leave transfer and leave bank programs and to make certain other changes.

  42. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Alcohol Testing; Amendments to Alcohol/Drug Regulations Rule (49 CFR Part 219)

    Adoption: 1994-01-25 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | USA-1994-R-35987

    Requires pre-employment and random alcohol testing of safety-sensitive employees, and makes the reasonable suspicion component of "for cause" testing mandatory for both alcohol and drugs.

  43. United States of America - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Federal Employees Leave Sharing Amendments Act of 1993. Public Law 103-103 (S. 1130).

    Adoption: 1993-10-08 | USA-1993-L-36559

    Amends sections 6331(4) and 6361(6) of title 5, United States Code, by substituting the word "leave" for the words "leave (disregarding any advanced leave)". Provides for annual or sick leave accrued by an employee to be transferred to the appropriate leave account of such employee and specifies under what circumstances such leave shall be available. Also provision in respect to employee participation in leave bank and leave transfer programmes. Repeals section 2(d) of the Federal Employees Leave Sharing Act of 1988.

  44. United States of America - Conditions of work - Law, Act

    Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), Public Law 103-3 [H.R. 1] [29 U.S.C., Chapter 28]. - Legislation on-line United States Code

    Adoption: 1993-02-05 | USA-1993-L-33397

    Makes available to eligible employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year under particular circumstances that are critical to the life of a family. Leave may be taken upon the birth of the employee's child; upon the placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care; when the employee is needed to care for a child, spouse or parent who has a serious health condition; or when the employee is unable to perform the functions of his or her position because of a serious health condition.

  45. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Records to be Kept by Employers; Overtime Compensation Rule (29 CFR Parts 516 and 778)

    Adoption: 1991-11-21 | USA-1991-R-26636

    Provides final regulations for the maximum hours exemption under the Fair Labour Standards Amendments of 1989 for certain employees receiving remedial education beyond regular working hours.

  46. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Exemptions from Minimum Wage and Overtime Compensation Requirements of the Fair Labour Standards Act; Public Sector Employers Rule (29 CFR Part 541)

    Adoption: 1991-09-06 | USA-1991-R-25308

    Regulations relative to governmental pay practices under Regulations 29 CFR part 541 containing revised criteria for exemption from the minimum wage and overtime compensation requirements of the Fair Labour Standards Act for executive, administrative and professional employees. The purpose of this revision is to provide an exception from certain provisions requiring payment "on a salary basis" applicable only to public sector employees.

  47. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Civil Money Penalties-Procedures for Assessing and Contesting Penalties Rule (29 CFR Part 578)

    Adoption: 1991-05-23 | USA-1991-R-25263

    Amends the procedural regulations for issuance of assessments of civil money penalties for violations of the child labour, minimum wage, and overtime provisions under the Fair Labour Standards Act.

  48. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Video Display Terminal Worker Safety Ordinance.

    Adoption: 1990-12-27 | USA-1990-R-21959

    "Landmark legislation" which sets minimum safety standards covering computer workers in businesses with 15 or more employers in order to reduce the risks associated with prolonged computer use, including eye strain, muscle fatigue and carpal tunnel syndrome, an injury that can incapacitate the hand and often requires surgery. The Ordinance requires adjustable chairs and terminal displays, detachable keyboards, correct lighting levels and noise reduction of impact printers. Employers who do not provide rest breaks every two hours will have to provide 15 minutes of alternative work or a written explanation if no such work is available. Full compliance would have to be achieved within four years of entry into force.

  49. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Asbestos NESHAP Revision Rule (40 CFR Part 61)

    Adoption: 1990-10-29 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-20 | USA-1990-R-22416

    Promulgating rules under section 112 of the Clean Air Act, the revisions are intended to enhance enforcement and promote compliance through control device and fugitive emission monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting for asbestos milling, manufacturing, and fabricating operations, together with revisions to the notification requirements concerning planned demolitions and renovations, and the addition of safety as a reason for exemption from the use of wet removal methods.

  50. United States of America - Conditions of work - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pay Administration (General); Annual Premium Pay for Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime Work Rule (5 CFR Part 550)

    Adoption: 1990-10-09 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-30 | USA-1990-R-20981

    Final regulations made in application of Public Law 101-173, to require that annual premium pay for administratively uncontrollable overtime work be calculated on the basis of the employee's actual rate of basic pay.

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