Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Employment and HR
Charles Russell Speechlys
NDAs, or confidentiality clauses as they are better known in the UK, are widely used in employment contracts and settlement agreements to ensure the protection of confidential and sensitive information
Charles Russell Speechlys
As the deadline of 4 April 2019 for the second annual gender pay report looms, the last few months have seen a flurry of reports and guidance published by the EHRC, the GEO, the BEIS Committee and the government...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Bahrain has recently introduced a flexi-work permit for expatriates, allowing eligible expatriates to work and live in Bahrain without being sponsored ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 26, 2012, the King of Bahrain issued new labour Law No. 36 of 2012. The New Law repeals and replaces the old labour law (No. 23 of 1976).
STA Law Firm
Annual leave is a crucial aspect of the labor law in any nation, and there is usually a set amount that is consistent across all companies.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Kuwaiti government has amended legislation to clarify (and extend) employee entitlements to annual leave and pension contributions.
Al Tamimi & Company
A Dutch construction company, XYZ, has operations in over 40 cities worldwide and employs more than 50,000 staff.
Al Tamimi & Company
Kuwait’s new Law No. 6 of 2010 (the "Labour Law"), enacted February 21st, 2010 following its publication in the Official Gazette, replaces the previous labour law in its entirety.
Deloitte Nigeria
In a bid to strengthen the post-retirement financial capability of all working Nigerians (across all sectors of the economy), the National Pension Commission (PenCom) ...
Perchstone & Graeys
It was a Friday like any other for Mr. Paul, a 65 year old Accountant working with a medium sized organisation. Mr. Paul stepped into the office complex at his usual punctual time holding his black brief case and with a smile on his face.
Perchstone & Graeys
Employees are generally engaged based on their representation of competence and ability to safely and effectively execute assigned tasks.
Perchstone & Graeys
Evidently, the future where robotic workers will cause a structural change in the nature, pattern and availability of jobs is here, maybe even earlier than anticipated.
AO2 Law
In the past year, the whistle blowing concept has become increasingly popular in the fight against corruption in Nigeria.
Hogan Lovells
There has been a tick up in the number of these claims since the introduction of arbitrariness as a ground for discrimination, under section 6(1) and 6(4) of the Employment Equity Act, 1998, in the last number of years.
Hogan Lovells
Over the past 10 years, employers in the private sector where thrust into conducting a precautionary suspension hearing to avoid a claim of an unfair labour practice (public sector employers already played in that arena).
Fasken
One of the aims and objectives of the Employment Equity Act is to eliminate discrimination in the workplace.
Fasken
For many a human resources manager and in-house legal counsel, the language of the resolution taken at a board meeting or recorded in the minutes of that meeting in respect of the need to embark upon a retrenchment exercise is a cause for concern.
ENSafrica
In the recent matter of Vodacom & others v the National Association of South African Workers and 1 other, which was handed down on 4 March 2019.
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) is one of the many free-zones in the UAE.
STA Law Firm
It is often said that workers rights are human rights. The statement expresses the importance of the protection of workers or labours in the society. Workers are members of the society
STA Law Firm
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights came into existence 70 years ago, but the fundamental provision of the historic document is very much relevant today.
STA Law Firm
Whistleblowing is a concept which has risen to prominence in recent years and is a somewhat confusing and controversial topic.
STA Law Firm
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), on September 14, 2018, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking setting the standard for determining the existence of joint-employer relationships.
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The basis of Saudi Arabia's employment legislation framework is fashioned on two pillars.
PwC Nigeria
The Minister for Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma and the Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Babatunde Fowler hinted during an interactive session with the National Assembly on Tuesday 19 March 2019...
Perchstone & Graeys
It was a Friday like any other for Mr. Paul, a 65 year old Accountant working with a medium sized organisation. Mr. Paul stepped into the office complex at his usual punctual time holding his black brief case and with a smile on his face.
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) is one of the many free-zones in the UAE.
Adams & Adams
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a former British protectorate which became independent in 1968. Swaziland is a landlocked country bordered on the north, west and south by South Africa, and on the east by Mozambique.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Section 91 of the Labour Act goes further to exclude certain categories of persons from the above definition and, thereby, from the provisions of the Labour Act.
STA Law Firm
It is often said that workers rights are human rights. The statement expresses the importance of the protection of workers or labours in the society. Workers are members of the society
ENSafrica
The regulations introduced new employment standards, a few of which are highlighted below.
Hogan Lovells
Over the past 10 years, employers in the private sector where thrust into conducting a precautionary suspension hearing to avoid a claim of an unfair labour practice (public sector employers already played in that arena).
Fasken
For many a human resources manager and in-house legal counsel, the language of the resolution taken at a board meeting or recorded in the minutes of that meeting in respect of the need to embark upon a retrenchment exercise is a cause for concern.
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