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Name: Law of 27 June 1991 on Employment.
Country: Azerbaijan
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1991-06-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 21 p.
ISN: AZE-1991-L-31317
Bibliography: Printed separately, 21 p.
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the right to work, and in particular the right to choose a workplace. Establishes categories of persons that need special protection (young persons, women who have young children, etc) and specific training programmes. Contains provisions concerning employment promotion (objectives and means) and occupational training by bodies belonging to the National Employment Services, created by this Act, and by non-governmental bodies. Such training is to be primarily for the unemployed. Specifies the roles of trade unions and employers and sets out their respective rights and duties. Provides for the conditions for granting, suspending and cancelling unemployment benefit as well as social assistance given to the families of persons who do not receive such allowances. Available in English.

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