The President of the Republic to ratify the labour code 10/12
The President of the Republic to ratify the labour code October 12, 2015 0 0
Spokesman Khaled shawani, Presidency Monday, President Fouad Massoum on labor law, said the law contains all the principles which guarantee a decent life for workers and regulate the legal relationship between the employee and the employer, it would enter into force 90 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Shawani said in a statement the news copy economy, "President Fouad Massoum, today, the labour code, stating that" the new law contains all the principles established in the Constitution to ensure a decent life for workers and regulate the rights and duties of workers, as well as regulate the legal relationship between the employee and the employer.
Shawani said, that "the new law gives broader social safeguards working under economic and legal bases adopted by the Constitution", pointing out that "the law adopts international standards in ensuring workers ' rights and protection of the right to organise and the Elimination of all forms of forced labour and child labour, equal remuneration and minimum age for employment.
Shawani, noted that "the law guarantees the principles regulating the employment of women and juveniles, foreigners and hours of work, and also addressed problems arising from laws and previous resolutions, stressing that" the law will become effective after 90 days from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette ".
The Ministry of labour and Social Affairs, (18 August 2015), that the new labour code passed by Parliament includes 66 International Convention signed by Iraq to safeguard the rights of employees and employers in the public and private sectors, with noted that addresses previous law cons drawn up on the basis of war economy and austerity, expressed optimism that contribute to revitalizing the economy, promotion of the private sector.