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  1. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour (Domestic Workers) Regulations 2020 (L.I.2408).

    Adoption: 2020-07-23 | GHA-2020-R-111530

    The purpose of the Regulations is to protect the rights of domestic workers and set out the regulations for the relationship between domestic workers and employers. This includes, inter alia, the obligation to enter into a written contract and define wages, working time, leave, the role of the worker and training which will be provided by the employer. It also includes a clause providing that "an employer of a domestic worker shall, in accordance with section 116 of the Act, ensure that the domestic worker is not subjected to any form of forced labour".

  2. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Agreement on 2014 Public Sector Wage Negotiations. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-02 | GHA-2014-M-96872

    The Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (PSJSNC) comprising Government, represented by the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations on one hand, and Organised Labour on the other, have today, 2nd May, 2014 concluded negotiations on public sector wage adjustment and agreed as follows:

    1. That in 2014, Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) will be paid in lieu of an increase in the Base Pay on the Single Spine Salary Structure.

    2. That the COLA will represent 10 percent of the 2013 Basic Salary.

    3. That the COLA will be paid monthly effective May 2014.

    George Smith-Graham (Chief Executive, FWSC)
    Kofi Asamoah (Secretary General, TUC)


  3. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act No. 703 of 2006). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-03-31 | GHA-2006-L-85445

    Revises and consolidates the law on mines and minerals. Provides that all mineral resources are the property of the nation of Ghana. Regulates licencing and exploitation of mineral resources. Repeals the following laws:
    - Minerals and Mining Law 1986 (PNDCL 153)
    - Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act 1994 (Act 475)
    - Administration of Lands (Amendment) Decree 1979 (AFRCD 61)
    - Minerals Export Duty (Abolition) Law 1987 (PNDCL 182)
    - Mining Operations (Government Participation)(Repeal) Act 1993 (Act 465).

  4. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    National Petroleum Authority Act (No. 691). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-14 | GHA-2005-L-88533

    This Act makes rules relative to the functioning of the petroleum industry in Ghana and for this purpose establishes the National Petroleum Authority and defines its functions and powers and internal organization. The Act also establishes a Unified Petroleum Price Fund.
    The Authority is established as a body corporate and shall regulate, oversee and monitor activities in the petroleum industry. The Act provides for the licensing of business or commercial activities of the industry in respect of crude oil, gasoline, diesel, liquefied petroleum gas, kerosene and other designated petroleum products such as: internal and external trade, transportation, processing, refining, storage, distribution and marketing. The Act defines the duties of petroleum service providers including compliance in its activities with the Basel Convention on hazardous waste and the Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. The Board shall support commercial practices in the petroleum downstream industry which serve the public interest or enhance environmental protection.

  5. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Ghana Postal Services Corporation Act (No. 505 of 1995)

    Adoption: 1995-08-31 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-15 | GHA-1995-L-42004

    Establishes Ghana Postal Services Corporation.

  6. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    The Legal Service (Amendment) Act (No. 487 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-30 | GHA-1994-L-39862

    Gives the President of the Republic the power to appoint members of the legal service, to create extra divisions and posts within the service, and to amend the schedule of the Law. Amends Subsection (4) of Section 1 of the Legal Service Act (No. 320 of 1993).

  7. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Services Commission Act (No. 482 of 1994) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-08-31 | GHA-1994-L-38747

    Establishes the Public Services Commission. Its functions include, inter alia, advising the Government on the criteria for appointment to public offices; promoting efficiency, accountability and integrity in public services; improving recruitment policies; reviewing the organization, structure and manpower requirements of agencies and bodies in the Public Services, and advising the Government on such manpower rationalization as may be necessary for maximum utilization of human resources; and performing any other duties assigned to it under the Constitution or other enactment.

  8. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Civil Service Act (No. 327 of 1993) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-01-06 | GHA-1993-L-33395

    Comprised of 11 Parts and 95 sections providing for the establishment and continued existence of the Ghana Civil Service; objects and functions of the Service; membership and structure of the Service; appointment of chief directors, directors and other staff of the Service; decentralization; a Civil Service Council and other statutory bodies; civil service posts; filling of vacancies; conditions of service; leaving the service; and miscellaneous and supplementary provisions. Repeals the Civil Service Act (C.A. 5), the Civil Service (Amendment) Decree 1978 (SMCD 199), and section 7 of the Constitutional (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Decree. 1979 (AFRCD 56).

  9. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Services (Negotiating Committee) Act (No. 309 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-12-30 | GHA-1992-L-33024

    Provides for the establishment of Public Services Negotiating Committees for the purpose of negotiating the conditions of service of officers in the Public Services, composition and functions of negotiating commmittees, meetings, quorum, secretaries, sub-committes, decisions, and funds of the committees. Made under the Provisional National Defence Council (Establishment) Proclamation 1981.

  10. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Police Service (Private Security Organisations) Regulations (No. 1571 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-12-30 | GHA-1992-R-35129

    Provides that no organisation licensed to operate under these Regulations shall employ a person unless that person is permitted by the Secretary to be employed, and that an application for a permit shall be made in writing to the Secretary. Made under the Police Service Act 1970.

  11. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Armed Forces (Amendment) Regulations (No. 1546 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-05-13 | GHA-1992-R-32378

    Inserts a chapter 211 directly following chapter 210 of the Armed Forces Regulations, 1970 relating to compensation for death, injury or disease during service with the armed forces. Made under the Provisional National Defence Council (Establishment) Proclamation (Supplementary and Consequential Provisions) Act (No. 42 of 1982).

  12. Ghana - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Civil Service (Interim) Regulations, 1960 (L.I. 47.)

    Adoption: 1960-07-19 | Date of entry into force: 1960-07-01 | GHA-1960-R-77274

    Part I - Civil Service Commission
    Part II - Structure of the Service
    Part III - Filling of Vacancies
    Part IV - Trade Unions
    Part V - Misconduct and Unsatisfactory Service
    Part VI - Leaving the Service
    Part VII - Offences

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