Category Archives: Labour

Understanding Notice Period and Severance Pay in Ethiopian Labor Law

Notice Period and Severance Pay

Understanding Notice Period and Severance Pay in Ethiopian Labor Law In the realm of employment law, the aspects of Notice Period & Severance Pay are crucial for both employers and employees. They ensure a fair transition when employment relationships are terminated. Ethiopian labor law, as outlined in the relevant labor proclamations, provides detailed provisions regarding […]

Guide to Termination of Employment Under Ethiopian labour law

TERMINATION BY AGREEMENT

Temporary Suspension in Employment Contracts under Ethiopian Labor Law

Temporary Suspension in Employment Contracts under Ethiopian Labor Law In the dynamic world of employment, there are instances where the rights and obligations of an employment contract may need to be temporarily suspended. Understanding the legal framework and practical implications of such temporary Suspension is crucial for both employers and employees. This article provides a […]

Prohibited Acts in Ethiopian Employment Law: What Employers and Workers Must Avoid

Prohibited Acts

Prohibited Acts

Modifying Employment Contracts in Ethiopian Law: What You Need to Know

Modifying Employment Contracts in Ethiopian Law: What You Need to Know In the dynamic world of employment, understanding how to legally modify employment contracts is essential for both employers and workers. Ethiopian employment law provides clear guidelines on the conditions of Modifying Employment Contract and processes for such modification. In this article, we will explore […]

New Minimum Wage Regulations for Workers in Ethiopia’s Special Economic Zones

New Minimum Wage Regulations for Workers in Ethiopia’s Special Economic Zones The Ethiopian Government has set a minimum salary for civil servants, however, there is no national minimum wage policy in the country so far. As a result, according to ILO labour force surveys, a substantial number of work force are earning low wage that […]

Employment Contract Duration in Ethiopia: Indefinite, Definite, and Probationary Periods

Employment Contract Duration in Ethiopia: Indefinite, Definite, and Probationary Periods In the complex realm of employment relationships, the Employment contract duration plays a pivotal role in fostering a harmonious workplace. Whether you are an employer or an employee, understanding the distinctions between indefinite, definite, and probationary periods is crucial. This comprehensive guide examines into Articles […]

Exploring Workplace Duties: Employer, Worker Responsibilities, and Forbidden Actions in Ethiopian Labor Law

Exploring Workplace Duties: Employer, Worker Responsibilities, and Forbidden Actions in Ethiopian Labor Law In the realm of Ethiopian labor law, the relationship between employers and employees is underpinned by a series of well-defined Workplace Duties. This article discusses into the essential Workplace Duties of each party that one must uphold to ensure a harmonious, respectful, […]

Key Elements in Employment Contracts: Ensuring Compliance with Ethiopian Labor Law

The Formation of Employment Contract requires understanding the basic elements of a contract of employment and its compliance with the Ethiopian labor laws. Here are the basic facts. 1. Essential Elements of a Contract of Employment A contract of employment comes into existence when a natural person, either directly or indirectly, commits to undertaking work […]

Who is a Managerial Employee, as Defined by Ethiopian Labor Law: Your Complete Guide

Who is a Managerial Employee, as Defined by Ethiopian Labor Law: Your Complete Guide In Ethiopian labor law, distinguishing between managerial and non-managerial employees is of utmost importance. This distinction significantly influences the rights and responsibilities of individuals working within an organization. The specific criteria for this differentiation can be found in Article 2(10) of […]