Labour Law

May 11, 2007 at 11:02 am Leave a comment

The Labour Law enacted in 1999 and subsequently revised in 2001, 2002 and 2003 governs labor relations of state entities and foreign enterprises with Mongolian nationals, as well as purely Mongolian employment contracts. The Law also addresses health and safety requirements, minimum wage levels, and maximum hours of work regulations, collective employment agreements and resolution of employment disputes

Employment discrimination on the grounds of social or property status, race, color or nationality, sex, religion or political views are prohibited, as are unwritten contracts of employment. The standard working day is set at 8 hours (subject to modification by mutual agreement) and the maximum working week is 40 hours. Basic annual vacation for workers is 15 days, increased both for additional years of service and work under difficult conditions. Overtime is reimbursed at the rate of at least 1.5 times the standard rate of pay. Deductions from worker’s pay, other than for income tax and child support are limited to 20% of gross monthly wages.


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