Labor Law: Working Hours

Article 65 The maximum normal working hours for adult employees shall be eight hours per day or forty eight hours per week. However, working hours for the employees of commercial establishments, hotels, restaurants, watchmen and similar operations may be increased to nine hours per day as determined by the Minister of Labour. Likewise, working hours…

Labor Law: Article 53 (Records and Files)

Each employer employing five or more employees shall abide by the following:  1. He shall keep a special file for each employee, showing his name, profession, age, nationality, place of residence, marital status, effective date of service, pay and whatever changes effected on the pay, penalties invoked against him, injuries and vocational diseases sustained by…

Labor Law: Article 120 (Termination of Employment)

The employer may dismiss the employee without notice in the following cases: If the employee adopts a false identity or nationality or if he submits forged documents or certificates. If the employee is appointed under a probationary period and dismissal occurred during or at the end of said period. If he commits an error causing…

Labor Law: Article 91 (Safety and Protection)

Every employer must provide adequate means of protection for the employee from the hazards of injuries and vocational diseases that may occur during work as well as the hazards of fire and other hazards arising from use of machines and other tools, and he must apply all other means of protection as approved by the…