Labour Act of Ghana

Labour Act of Ghana

LAW ACT, 2003

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1. Scope of application
PART II – PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT CENTRES AND
PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

2. Establishment of Public Employment Centre and registration of private employment agencies
3. Functions of the Centres
4. Registration of unemployed persons
5. Employment through Centres or Agencies
6. Employment data
7. Private Employment Agencies

      PART III – PROTECTION OF EMPLOYMENT
8 Rights of employers
9. Duties of employers
10. Rights of workers
11. Duties of workers
12. Contract of employment
13. Written statement of particulars of contract of employment
14. Prohibition of restrictive conditions of employment
15. Grounds for termination of employment
16. Types of contract of employment
17. Notice of termination of employment
18. Remuneration on termination of employment
19. Exception

      PART IV – GENERAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

      Sub-Part – Annual leave with pay
20. Leave entitlement
21. Continuous service
22. Interruption of work by public holidays, sickness of worker etc.
23. Interruption of work by voluntary work, civic duties and special leave
24. Sick leave not part of annual leave
25. Leave to be uninterrupted
26. Employer to bear cost of leave interruption
27. Record of employment leave
28. Worker may take leave in two equal parts
29. Leave entitlement to be restored to suspended worker on reinstallment
30. Termination of employment not to affect leave entitlement earned
31. Agreement to forgo leave to be void
32. Sub-Part not applicable to family concerns
Sub-Part II – Hours of Work
33. Maximum hours work
34. Different hours of work
35. Paid Overtime
36. Shifts
37. Manual labourers
38. Unpaid overtime
39. Commencement and closing of work

Sub-Part – Rest periods
40. Undertakings to which this Sub-Part applies
41. Daily rest period
42. Weekly rest period
43. Rest periods not to include public holidays
44. Exceptions

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