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Name: Export Processing Zones (Employment) Rules, 1998 (S.I. No. 372 of 1998).
Country: Zimbabwe
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-12-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, Supplement, 1998-12-11, pp. 2473-2488
ISN: ZWE-1998-R-52617
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=52617&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Government Gazette, Supplement, 1998-12-11, pp. 2473-2488
Abstract/Citation: Sets forth conditions of employment in export processing zones. Prohibits discrimination in employment and provides the right of membership in trade unions and the right to bargain collectively in export processing zones. Employees hired for three consecutive months shall be considered permanent employees. Sets forth benefits in case of death or injury, maternity benefit, hours of work, and overtime. Part V provides that workers may appoint workers' committees to represent them in trade unions, and Part VI provides for the establishment of Labour Boards which shall be empowered to settle disputes. Part VII provides the right to collective job action under specified circumstances. Occupational safety and health matters are addressed in Part VIII, which allows, inter alia, workers to stop work in face of a bona fide occupational hazard.
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