Africa: Guinean legislative body votes up a new Labour Code

A new Labour Code, not yet published, was unanimously voted up by the Conseil National de la Transition (National Transition Council or CNT). During its final session on 10 January 2014, the CNT adopted a new Labour Code which will replace the previous code enacted in 1988. Read more

Africa: Regulations governing women in the workforce

Investment opportunities are increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa and multinational employers need to be aware of some very different employment law regimes, for example in relation to restrictions on the work women can do (as highlighted by a recent report from the World Bank (Women, Business and the Law 2014)). Many of the francophone countries in sub-Saharan … Read more