|Name:||Employment Act 1999 (No. 6 of 2000) (Cap. 55:02).|
|Subject(s):||Labour codes, general labour and employment acts|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Government Gazette, Supplement, 2000-05-19, 17p.
|Bibliography:||Government Gazette, Supplement, 2000-05-19, 17p.
Act on-line Malawi Legal Information Institute, Malawi Law Society, Malawi PDF (consulted on 2019-04-08)
|Abstract/Citation:||Comprehensive legislation on employment. Part II makes provision for prohibition against forced labour, anti-discrimination, equal pay, and remedies for infringement of fundamental rights. Part III regulates rights and duties of Labour Commissioner and labour officers. Part IV deals with employment of young persons, including prohibition against child labour, and Part V with labour contracts. Part V provides for hours of work, weekly rest and leave, and Part VII for wages. Finally, Part VIII makes provision for discipline and dismissal.|