Work Conditions in New Zealand

Most of the reforms that caused New Zealand to be a welfare state were introduced in the 1930s and then in the 1970s under the rule of the Labor Party. The Labor Party managed to gain the ultimate support of the labor unions in New Zealand. Over time, New Zealand’s economy shifted towards being more […]

Labor Law Changes in Ethiopia

In 2019, the Ethiopian government approved a new Labor Proclamation to replace the old law that had been in place in Ethiopia for the past 16 years. However, over the years, there have been many changes in investments, labor markets, and the business environment in Ethiopia which warranted a renewed look at exiting regulations.

Labor Code in Bolivia

The labor code of Bolivia consists of lots of rules, some of which are fairly complicated. Hence, companies must consider professional legal advice and adapt to the regularly updated labor laws. Bolivia’s labor laws are overseen by their Ministry of Labor. Here are the latest changes to the labor code in Bolivia.

Time Off in Belgium

Need some time away from work? Learn about the generous time credit policies in Belgium in our latest What in the World? video.

Employment and Leave Laws in the Bahamas

Largely owing to its thriving tourism industry, the Bahamas has an inviting economy that makes this island country a great place in which to work and invest. The labor force participation rate for both men and women is quite high, and the government has designed comprehensive legislation to maintain favorable work conditions at all times. […]

Employee Rights in Algeria

The economic climate in Algeria is relatively healthy compared to other nations in the region. The financial situation is strong, mainly because of income from its export trade in oil and gas. Within the last two decades, employment in the country has steadily increased from 2.7 million to over 11 million people employed. However, youth […]