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.
Perchstone & Graeys
Whether or not you are aware or have been deliberate about it, you have been ‘planning' for your retirement for a long time.
Andersen Tax LP
On 2 April 2019, the Senate, during its plenary, announced that President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the National Housing Fund (Establishment) Bill 2018 ("The NHF Bill").
Andersen Tax LP
It is general knowledge that the heart of every organization is the workforce that generates revenue. To manage high staff turnover and to retain the best hands
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.
ENSafrica
On 10 May 2019, the Chief Inspector of Mines published, in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (the "MHSA"), a Guidance Note on Medico-Legal Investigations of Mine Deaths.
Adams & Adams
The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Gauteng's current Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, must pay for all damages sustained as a result of a local rugby league player's death at the Steve Biko Hospital.
Fasken
The title of this email note would appear to be an obvious truism, but it was one that recently came to hurt an employer resulting in the reinstatement some four years later of 17 employees dismissed for allegedly participating in an unprotected strike.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
Whether or not you are aware or have been deliberate about it, you have been ‘planning' for your retirement for a long time.
ENSafrica
The regulations introduced new employment standards, a few of which are highlighted below.
ENSafrica
Effective from 6 September 2018, Rwanda's New Labour Code (law n° 66/2018 of 30/08/2018 regulating labour in Rwanda) repealed law n° 13/2009 of 27/05/2009 regulating labour in Rwanda, which has been in force for over nine years.
Andersen Tax LP
It is general knowledge that the heart of every organization is the workforce that generates revenue. To manage high staff turnover and to retain the best hands
ENSafrica
It creates the impression that, for all intents and purposes, the assignee becomes an employee of the client.
Strachan Partners
Collective agreements are not, in themselves, legally binding under Nigerian law.
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