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  1. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the President of the LPDR on the Promulgation of the Labour Law (No. 068/P).

    Adoption: 2014 | LAO-2014-R-97113

  2. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Law, 2013 (No. 43/NA) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-24 | LAO-2014-L-96369

    This law defines the principles, regulations and measures on administration, monitoring, labour skills development, recruitment, and labour protection in order to enhance the quality and productivity of work in society, so as to ensure the transformation to modernization and industrialization aimed at safeguarding the rights of employees and employers, as well as the legitimate interests and the continual improvement of their livelihoods, while contributing to the promotion of investment, national socio-economic development, and regional and international links.

    SECTION I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
    SECTION II - LABOUR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
    Chapter 1 - Labour Skills Development System
    Chapter 2 - Labour Skills Development Courses
    Chapter 3 - Skills Standards
    Chapter 4 - Labour Skills
    SECTION III - RECRUITMENT PROMOTION
    Chapter 1 - The Recruitment System
    Chapter 2 - Creation of Employment Opportunities
    Chapter 3 - Domestic Recruitment Services
    Chapter 4 - Overseas Recruitment Services
    Chapter 5 - Importation of Foreign Labour
    Chapter 6 - Establishment and Dissolution of Recruitment Service Enterprises
    SECTION IV - LABOUR PROTECTION
    Chapter 1 - Labour Regulations
    Chapter 2 - Night Work and Night Shifts
    Chapter 3 - Internal Regulations of Labour Units
    Chapter 4 - Lao Labour Working Abroad
    Chapter 5 - Foreign Labour in Laos
    Chapter 6 - Social Insurance
    SECTION V - EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
    Chapter 1 - Employment Contracts
    Chapter 2 - Termination and Expiration of Employment Contracts
    SECTION VI - EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND YOUTHS
    Chapter 1 - The Employment of Women
    Chapter 2 - The Use of Youth Employees
    SECTION VII - SALARY AND WAGES
    Chapter 1 - Determining Salaries and Wages
    Chapter 2 - Protection of Benefits in Wages or Salary
    Chapter 3 - Overtime and Holiday Pay
    SECTION VIII - LABOUR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
    Chapter 1 - Protection of Labour Safety and Health
    Chapter 2 - Labour Accidents and Occupational Diseases
    SECTION IX - MIGRANT LABOUR
    SECTION X - LABOUR FUND
    SECTION XI - INFORMATION ON LABOUR
    SECTION XII - PROHIBITIONS
    SECTION XIII - RESOLUTION OF LABOUR DISPUTES
    SECTION XIV - TRIPARTITE ORGANIZATION
    Chapter 1 - The Labor Administration Agency
    Chapter 2 - Agencies Representing Employers
    Chapter 3 - Agencies Representing Employees
    Chapter 4 - Bargaining and Collective Labour Contracts
    SECTION XV - THE LABOUR INSPECTION AGENCY AND LABOUR INSPECTION
    SECTION XVI - POLICIES TOWARDS PERSONS WITH OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS AND MEASURES AGAINST VIOLATORS
    SECTION XVII - FINAL PROVISIONS

  3. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution of the National Assembly of the Lao People┐s Democratic Republic on the Approval of the Labor Law (Amended) (No. 21/NA).

    Adoption: 2013-12-24 | LAO-2013-R-97114

  4. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 002/NA of 14 March 1994 concerning Labour - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1994-03-14 | LAO-1994-L-37325

    Comprised of 15 Chapters and 63 Articles. Chapter 1 provides for general principles such as non-discrimination, equal remuneration, freedom of association and restriction of forced labour. Chapter 2 concerns labour management rules. Chapter 3 regulates labour contracts and termination of employment. Chapter 4 deals with working hours and rest periods. Chapter 5 provides for work rules and Chapter 6 governs female and child labour. Chapters 7 and 8 regulate salaries or wages and guarantee of salaries or wages. Chapter 9 deals with income tax and social security. Chapters 10 and 11 concern labour protection and occupational accidents. Chapter 12 provides for retirement pensions and allowances. Chapter 13 regulates settlement of labour disputes. Chapters 14 and 15 deal with matters such as contravention of the Labour Act and regulations on the implementation of the Labour Act.


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