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Understanding Industrial Law in Maldives

Industrial law, also known as labor law, is a set of legal rules and regulations that govern the relationship between employers and employees. In Maldives, industrial law is governed by the Employment Act of 2008, which outlines the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees. Overview of Industrial Law in Maldives The Employment Act […]

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Amendment to Employment Act Removes Minimum Wage Obligation for Expatriate Employees

On 21 September 2022, the Maldives government gazetted the Seventh Amendment to the Employment Act (Law No 15/2022), which removed the obligation on employers to pay minimum wage to expatriate employees in accordance with the Minimum Wage Order until a compliance date is announced by the Minister of Economic Development. The establishment of the minimum […]

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Government Establishes Minimum Wage

On 8 November 2021, the Ministry of Economic Development in the Maldives published the Minimum Wage Order, which established the minimum wage for Maldivian employees. The Order was made under Section 59 of Employment Act (Law No: 2/2008) and effective from 1 January 2022. The Order outlines the scope and amount of minimum wage in […]

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