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Nigeria | Mandatory Expatriate Quota Returns Submission Through The Federal Ministry Of Interior Ecitibiz Website

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Interior (‘FMI’) has mandated that all companies holding expatriate quota positions file their monthly returns through the FMI’s Official Website (e-CITIBIZ) effective November 8, 2023.

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Axis Finance Act Series 2023 – Discover Employment Rights Updates in the Finance Act

The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023 ("The Act") introduces key changes to the Workers’ Rights Act 2019 establishing a progressive framework that addresses the evolving needs of the workforce. The Key changes are highlighted in this video.

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Webber Wentzel

The anticipated legislative overhaul to existing maternity and parental leave provisions: Frequently Asked Questions

In a recent judgment, the High Court has ruled that all classes of parents (birthing parents, adoptive parents and surrogacy commissioning parents) should be afforded a collective four months of parental leave. In this judgment, the High Court has proposed, among ot..

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JLA Advogados

New Mozambique Labor Law

On 7 August, the Parliament approved Law no. 13/2023, which introduces the new Labour Law and repeals the current Labour Law approved by Law no. 23/2007 of 1 August.

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Approval of the Proposal for the Revision of the Labor Law

We hereby inform the business community and other interested parties that on August 7th, 2023, the Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique approved the proposal for the revision of the Labor Law.

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Coghlan, Welsh and Guest

Labour Amendment Discussion: Removal of 3 Months Notice Period

The new labour amendment repealed section 12(4a) of the Labour Act which allowed both employers and employees to terminate a permanent contract of employment or a contract for a period of two or more years upon giving three months’ notice. This previous position per..

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Beech Veltman

Commitment to zero harm and alcohol in the workplace


South African Occupational Health and Safety Laws place extremely onerous obligations on the employer to safeguard the health and safety of employees and other persons who may be affected by the employer’s activities.

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Draft Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Return-to-Work Regulations (COIDA): what does this mean for incapacity management?

On 15 June 2023, the Department of Employment and Labour published the Draft Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Return-to-Work Regulations in terms of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 ("Draft Regulations") for public comment. The Draft Regu..

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South Africa: ‘Ground-breaking’ settlement agreement on employment equity signed

On 28 June 2023, what the Minister of Employment and Labour (Minister) has called a ‘ground-breaking’ settlement agreement on employment equity, was signed by the South African government and trade union, Solidarity.

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