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Labor laws in Uganda.

1.Regulations on Fair Treatment. (Source; Employment Act 2006 Uganda.,Employment of children regulations 2012,Occupational Safety and Health Act, 2006, Workers Compensation Act 2000,National Social Security Fund Act, 1985) (i)Discrimination at work. (6) Discrimination in employment shall be unlawful and for the purposes of this Act, discrimination includes any distinction,exclusion or preference made on the basis of race, color, sex,religion, political opinion, national extraction or social origin, the HIV status or disability which has the effect of nullifying or impairing the treatment of a person in employment or occupation, or of preventing an employee from obtaining any benefit under a contract of service. Any distinction, exclusion or preference in respect of a particular job based on the inherent requirements of that particular job shall not be deemed to be discrimination. It shall be lawful for the Minister, by regulations to limit the range of jobs open to migrant workers. Every employer shall pay male and female equal remuneration for work of equal value. The Minister and the Labor Advisory Board shall, in performing their duties, seek to give effect to the principle of equal remuneration for male and female employees for work of equal value. It shall be the duty of all parties, including the Minister, labor officers and the Industrial Court to seek to promote equality of opportunity, with a view to eliminating any discrimination in employment to promote and guarantee..

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Employment Act Kenya

Kenya 1. Service contract An employer who is a party to a written contract of service shall be responsible for causing the contract to be drawn up stating particulars of employment and that the contract is consented to by the employee. For the purpose of signifying his consent to a written contract of service an employee may sign his name, or imprint an impression of his thumb or one of his fingers in the presence of a person other than his employer. Where an employee is illiterate or cannot understand the language in which the contract is written, or the provisions of the contract of service, the employer shall have the contract explained to the employee in a language that the employee understands. A written contract of service shall state particulars of employment which may be given in instalments and shall be given not later than two months after the beginning of the employment. A written contract of service shall state the name, age, permanent address and sex of the employee; the name of the employer; the job description of the employment; the date of commencement of the employment; the form and duration of the contract; the place of work; the hours of work; the remuneration, scale or rate of remuneration, the method of calculating that remuneration and details of any other benefits; the intervals at which remuneration is paid;..

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