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Labour Standards Act

Legal depository - Country: Dominica / Year: 1977

An Act to provide for the fixing of wages of workers, the hours of work, their leave and generally for matters pertaining to the welfare of workers....

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Labour Contract Act

Legal depository - Country: Dominica / Year: 1983

An Act to make provisions whereby every employer is required to provide each employee within the application of this Act with a written contract specifying certain particulars of his employment; to provide the contents of a basic labour contract, and for the purposes connected therewith....

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Decreto Ley 278

Legal depository - Country: Cuba / Year: 2011

Ofrece protección al trabajador y trabajadora ante la vejez, la invalidez total temporal o permanente, y en caso de muerte a su familia. Se protege especialmente a las mujeres, ya que pueden beneficiarse de la licencia de maternidad, pueden acreditar el tiempo de trabajo en otros sectores y se...

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Ley 20.545

Legal depository - Country: Chile / Year: 2011

Extiende el postnatal de 12 semanas a 24 o incluso a 30, en el caso de que la mujer elija un postnatal parental parcial o de “media jornada”, recibiendo durante ese tiempo un subsidio. Con esta ley se establece un derecho irrenunciable para las mujeres trabajadoras, se les permite...

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Ley 20.764

Legal depository - Country: Chile / Year: 2014

Modificación al Código Laboral que establece la eliminación de la discriminación, garantizar la igualdad de derechos de ambos padres y posibilitar una adecuada distribución de las responsabilidades familiares. Los padres podrán abandonar su lugar de trabajo durante una hora al día para alimentar a los hijos de hasta dos...

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Ley 9.799

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 1999

Introduce ciertas enmiendas encaminadas a corregir las distorsiones que afectan al acceso de la mujer al mercado de trabajo. Trata de evitar todo tipo de discriminación, entre otros, por razones de género. Protege la situación y el acceso o conservación del puesto de trabajo de la mujer...

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Ley 10.421

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 2002

Extiende a la madre adoptiva el derecho a licencia y salario por maternidad, modificando las Leyes del...

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Decreto 6122/07

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 2007

Asegura a las trabajadoras desempleadas el derecho a la licencia de maternidad y el pago del seguro...

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Decreto núm. 6.690

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 2008

Dispone que serán beneficiarias del Programa las servidoras públicas federales de la Administración Pública Federal Directa, Autártica y Fundacional. Establece que dicha prórroga se garantizará hasta el final del primer mes después del parto y tendrá una duración de sesenta...

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Ley 12.812

Legal depository - Country: Brazil / Year: 2013

Agrega el artículo 391-A a la Consolidación de las Leyes del Trabajo para disponer sobre la estabilidad provisoria de la embarazada, prevista en el inciso b del número II del artículo 10, del Acto de las Disposiciones Constitucionales...

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Employment Act No. 27

Legal depository - Country: Bahamas / Year: 2001

Act No. 207 of 2001 to provide for the fixing of wages of workers, the hours of work, their leave and generally for matters pertaining to the welfare of workers in the Bahamas....

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Labour Code

Legal depository - Country: Antigua and Barbuda / Year: 1998

Section C20 of the Labour Code of Antigua and Barbuda states that “female employee with a minimum of twelve months unbroken service in her employment is entitled whenever she is pregnant to a maternity leave of at least six weeks.” In  paragraph (3) of the same section it reads...

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Labour Code

Legal depository - Country: Anguilla / Year: 2003

The Labour Code of Anguilla details laws about period of maternity, equal remuneration between men and women, and special conditions for pregnant women....

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Report on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights (A/HRC/34/57), submitted by the Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky

Resources - Author: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky / Year: 2016

The present report is submitted by the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt on the enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 25/16. The report focuses on labour rights in the context of economic...

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Extending Social Security to the Informal Economy – Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Moldova

Resources - Author: Kenichi Hirose, Miloslav Hetteš / Year: 2016

Every member of society has the right to social security. Ensuring adequate social security for all is one of the key goals of the ILO’s Decent Work agenda. Most European countries have already established comprehensive social security systems. The existing systems typically operate in the forms of contributory social...

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Employment Failing Young People? Addressing the Supply-Side Bias and Individualization in Youth Employment Programming

Resources - Author: Justin Flynn, Marjoke Oosterom, Philip Mader, Santiago Ripoll / Year: 2017

International development actors increasingly focus on youth employment as a key development challenge. The recognition of high rates of unemployment, underemployment and job insecurity among young people around the world has led to a plethora of youth employment interventions, as well as often problematic discourses about youth “dividends and...

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