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  1. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    National Minimum Wage of Workers Act, No. 3 of 2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | LKA-2016-L-103507

    Sets out the National Minimum Wage for workers as well as the administrative formalities for wage recording and payment. Set the national minimum monthly wage ten at thousand rupees and the national minimum daily wage of a worker at four hundred rupees.

  2. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Budgetary Relief Allowance of Workers Act, No. 4 of 2016. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2015-05-01 | LKA-2016-L-103508

    An Act to provide for the payment of a budgetary relief allowance by employers to workers and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  3. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Wages Board Ordinance (Chapter 136) Current Rates of Minimum Wages.

    Adoption: 2006-09 | LKA-2006-R-76276

    Sets out the minimum wages (daily and monthly) applicable to workers covered by the decisions of the Wages Boards.

  4. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Consolidated Order under the Wages Board Ordinance (Chapter 136) - the Engineering Trade.

    Adoption: 2006 | LKA-2006-R-75334

    Provides for minimum wages, working hours, overtime rates, weekly leave, annual leave and public holidays.

  5. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Consolidated Order under the Wages Board Ordinance (Chapter 136) - the Motor Transport Trade.

    Adoption: 2006 | LKA-2006-R-75335

    Provides for minimum wages, working hours, overtime rates, annual leave and public holidays.

  6. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Consolidated Orders relating to the Description of the Trades for which Wages Boards have been Established and Consolidated Decision of Such Boards.

    Adoption: 2006 | LKA-2006-R-77450

    Provides in Appendix I the current rates of minimum wages (daily and monthly) for different sectors for 2006 and 2007.

  7. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Wages Board Ordinance (Chapter 136) Current Rates of Minimum Wages.

    Adoption: 2004 | LKA-2004-R-70310

    Provides for the minimum rates of daily and monthly wages.

  8. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) (Amendment) Act, No. 44 of 1985. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1985-11-20 | LKA-1985-L-106758

  9. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Payment of Gratuity Act (No. 12 of 1983). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 1983-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1983-03-31 | LKA-1983-L-67527

    Provides for conditions of payment of gratuity (section 2) and its rate (section 3). Makes provision for the liability of the employer in case of non-payment of gratuity and applicable procedure (Part III - sections 8 to 19).

    Amends sections 31B and 33 of the Industrial Disputes Act, section 32 of the Land Reform Law and section 17 of the Land Acquisition Act.

  10. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Consolidated orders relating to the description of the trades for which wages boards have been established and consolidated decisions of such boards.

    Adoption: 1982-10-29 | Date of entry into force: 1982-11-15 | LKA-1982-R-41681

    Sets minimum wage, working hours, overtime rate and holidays for persons employed in the security services trade. An attached appendix sets forth minimum wages for persons employed in the tea growing, tobacco, paddy hulling, batik, match manufacturing, rubber, cinnamon, cocoa and numerous other trades.

  11. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Shop and office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) and Wages Boards (Amendment) Act, No. 36 of 1982. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1982-10-12 | LKA-1982-L-10696

    An Act to amend the Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment anmuneration) Act [No. 19 of 1954(LS 1954-Cey.1,1957-Cey.2)] and the Wages Boards Ordinance.

  12. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Wages Boards (Amendment) Act (No. 36 of 1982) (Chapter 165).

    Adoption: 1982 | LKA-1982-L-50777

    Amends provisions of the Wages Boards Ordinance regarding penalties imposed on employers who fail to pay wages.

  13. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Supplementary Allowance of Workers Act (No. 65 of 1979) (Chapter 168).

    Adoption: 1979-09-01 | LKA-1979-L-50764

    Provides for the payment of supplementary allowance to certain categories of workers. As amended through 1980.

  14. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Budgetary Relief Allowance of Workers (No. 1) Law (Act No. 8 of 1978). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1977-12-01 | LKA-1977-L-50765

    Provides for the payment of budgetary relief allowance. As amended through 1980.

  15. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Special Allowances of Workers Law (No. 17 of 1978).

    Adoption: 1977-02-17 | LKA-1977-L-50763

    Provides for a special allowance for workers who earn less than a specified amount. As amended through 1980.

  16. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Budgetary Relief Allowance of Workers (No. 2) Law (No. 18 of 1978). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1977-02-17 | LKA-1977-L-50766

    Provides for the payment of wage supplements (budgetary relief allowance). As amended through 1980.

  17. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Interim Devaluation Allowance of Employees (No. 40 of 1968) (Chapter 166).

    Adoption: 1968-11-18 | LKA-1968-L-50762

    Provides for the payment, otherwise than by emergency law, of an interim devaluation to employees by employers. As amended through 1980.

  18. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) Act (No. 19 of 1954)(Cap. 129). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954-08-09 | LKA-1954-L-50743

    Sets forth conditions of employment for office and shop employees. Regulates hours of work, paid leave, rest periods, meals, lighting, and ventilation. No person under the age of 14 may be employed in a shop or office (s. 10). Part IA provides for maternity benefit, Parts II and III regulate remuneration, and Part IV covers closing orders and hours of operation for shops. Consolidated text.

  19. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) Regulations, 1954 . - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954 | LKA-1954-R-67570

    Part I: Regulation of Employment (sections 2 to 17)
    Part II: Payment of Remuneration (sections 18 to 21)
    Part III: Determination with Consent and Determination by Tribunals(sections 22 to 36)
    Part IV: Provisions relating to Certain Classes of Shops and Offices and Persons employed there (sections 37 to 39)
    Part V: General (sections 40 to 55)

    Repeals the Shop Regulations 1939 (published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 8, 521 of 5 October 1939).

  20. Sri Lanka - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Wages Boards Ordinance (No. 27 of 1941) (Cap. 136). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 1941-09-19 | LKA-1941-L-50761

    Establishes wages boards and provides for the timely payment of wages.


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