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Monday, 24 February 2020

Draft Labor Act ready to enter House -Saafan

LEGISLATION WATCH- Draft Labor Act ready to enter House -Saafan: The draft Labor Act is ready to be introduced to the House of Representatives, Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan said during a TV interview on Saturday (watch, runtime: 2:08) without providing a timeline. House Deputy Speaker Soliman Wahdan said last week that he expected parliament to finalize the legislation within the next three months. A draft of the legislation was last under parliamentary review in 2019 when it had received approval from the House Manpower Committee. The legislation includes provisions intended to encourage youth employment and create specialized courts to handle labor-related cases.

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