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LABOUR LEGISLATION

Below is a table of all legislation which is administered by The Ministry Of Labour & Social Security. Copies of these Acts and Regulations can be obtained at:

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Labour Laws

Caribbean Community (Free Movement of Skilled Persons) Act July 16, 1997

Employment Agencies Regulation Act December 2, 1957

  • Employment Agencies Regulations 1957

Employment (Equal Pay for Men and Women) Act December 1, 1975

Employment (Termination and Redundancy Payments) Act December 9, 1974

  • Employment Termination and Redundancy Payments Regulations 1974

Factories Act Aug 1, 1943

  • Factories Appeal Rules 1950

  • Factories Regulations 1961

  • Factories (Building Operations and Works of engineering Construction (Safety Health & Welfare) Regulations 1968

  • Factories (Docks Safety Health and Welfare) Regulations 1968

Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) Act 1964

  • Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) Exemption Regulations 1964

  • Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Work Permit Fees) Regulations 1973

  • Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment)(Work Permit Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2004

  • Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) (Amendment) Act 2004

Foreign Recruiting Act March 12, 1895

Holidays (Public General) Act April 27, 1895

  • Holidays (Selling of Motor Fuels and Oils on Public Holidays) Declaration 1941

Holidays With Pay Act March 27, 1947

  • Holidays With Pay Order 1973

Labour Officers (Powers) Act April 29, 1943

Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act April 8, 1975

  • Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Code 1976

  • Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Regulations 1975

Maternity Leave Act December 31, 1979

Minimum Wage Act December 22, 1938

  • Minimum Wage (Garment Making Trade) Order 1974

  • National Minimum Wage Order 1975

  • National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Order 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005

  • Minimum Wage (Industrial Security Guards) Order 1982

  • Minimum Wage (Industrial Security Guards) (Amendment) Order 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005

  • Minimum Wage ( Occupation Record) (Retail Petrol Trade) Notice 1974

Recruiting of Workers Act June 6, 1940

Shops and Offices Act May 15, 1961

  • Shops Regulations 1961

  • Shops (Kingston and St. Andrew) (Staggering of Hours) Regulations 1973

Trade Union Act October 25, 1919

  • Trade Union (Forms) Rules 1940

Workmen’s Compensation Act July 30, 1938

  • Workmen’s Compensation Directions 1942

  • Workmen’s Compensation Regulations 1938

Women (Employment of) Act March 2, 1942

  • Employment Women (Night Work) Order 1961

  • Employment of Women Regulations 1942

  • Employment of Women in Factories Regulations 1961

National Insurance Act April 4, 1966

  • National Insurance (Self – Employed Persons’ Wage-Related Contributions) Regulations 1973

  • National Insurance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Classification) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Contributions) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Collection of Contributions) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance ( Workers on Small Farms) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Assessment of Wage-Related Contributions) (Employed Persons) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Voluntary Contributions) Regulations 1968

  • National Insurance (General Benefits) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Employment Injuries (Benefit) Regulations 1970

  • National Insurance (Prescribed Disease) Regulations 1970

  • National Insurance (Employment Injuries) (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1970

  • National Insurance (Maternity Benefits) Regulations 1980

  • National Insurance (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Determination of Claims and Questions) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Reciprocal Arrangements) (United Kingdom) Order 1972

  • National Insurance (Sugar Workers Transitional) Regulations 1966

  • National Insurance (Employment Injuries) (Medical Certificate) Regulation 1970

  • National Insurance (Foreign Service Personnel) Regulations 1970

  • National Insurance (Mariners and Airmen) Regulations 1970

  • National Insurance (Special Contributions) Regulations 1970

  • National Insurance (Housing Benefits) Order 1976

  • National Insurance (Employers Bonus) Regulations 1977

  • National Insurance (Self-Employed Persons and Workers on Small Farms) (Entry into (Insurance) Order 1967

  • National Housing Trust (rate of Interest on Loans) Order 1976


 
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