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Mulenga Mundashi

Revised Minimum Wages in Zambia

On 6 November 2023, the Minister of Labor and Social Security highlighted the approval of three Statutory Instruments revising minimum wages in Zambia.

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MMAN Advocates

Employee's right to disconnect

The Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2021 which went through its first reading in the Senate on 2 December 2021 has recently received a lot of media attention for its proposal on providing employees with the right to disconnect from work and the right o..

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IKM Advocates

Why employers want mandatory COVID-19 jab

The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination in Kenya is underway and available statistics show that approximately 3.34 Million doses of the vaccine have been administered so far.  

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Matthew Magare & Associates

NHIF Amendment Bill 2021 – Reprieve To Employers

News sites have reported that MPs on 29th September 2021 passed the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Amendment Bill 2021 at the sitting of the committee of the whole house.

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Contracts of Employment and Limitation Laws: is The National Industrial Court Rewriting the Law?

As a general principle, limitation laws apply to all civil actions. Consequently, once an action is caught by a limitation law, it cannot be sustained, and a court is divested of the jurisdiction to entertain it.


However recently, the National Indus..

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Webber Wentzel

Managing mental health issues in the workplace

Managing mental health related issues in the workplace can be difficult. Employers should manage employees with mental health related issues carefully and fairly, working with, rather than against, employees with mental health related issues. This may alleviate the need t..

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AXIS and BLC Robert

The Finance Act 2021 Series Part 2 – Employment: Key Legislative Amendments

The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021 was gazetted on 05 August 2021 and
it brings into force a number of amendments to the legislations in Mauritius. The second
segment of the joint Axis and BLC Robert Finance Act series sets out the key amendments

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“No Jab, No Job” – Can an Employer Force Employees to Get Vaccinated?

The government of Zimbabwe has undertaken to have every eligible Zimbabwean vaccinated by end of August 2021. However, the government has acknowledge one major resistance, it cannot force everyone to be vaccinated hence it has revised its stance to urging everyone t..

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Terminating Probationary Contracts Without a Hearing Declared Unconstitutional by Kenyan Courts

The Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nairobi has declared section 42(1) of the Employment Act unconstitutional. This section allows employers to terminate an employment contract during the probationary period, with..

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