Over the past 16 years, the Ethiopian labor law has stayed pretty much the same. A few years ago, the government approved some changes to the law to accommodate changes in labor markets, employer-employee relationships, and investments in Ethiopia.

Here are some of the changes that were made to the Labor Law in Ethiopia:

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South East Asia features some of the fastest growing economies in the world. The presence of varying landscapes and cultures make it one of the most diverse markets for business expansion.

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Today, an understanding of every African market and its unique situation is crucial for entrepreneurial success. In this blog, we will be discussing some of the top African countries for people looking to start a new business, as well as the business advantages that Africa, on the whole, has to offer.

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In December 2020, the Narendra Modi-led government made some significant changes to the Indian Labor Code.

Forty of the old central laws were replaced with four major labor codes that drew attention to wages of employees, industrial relations, health and safety hazards, as well as social security. Combined, these will help modernize India’s labor laws, revolutionizing the business environment.

Below are the changes made to India’s labor code:

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The Human Resource Department serves an integral function in every business with employees. HR is not just in charge of recruiting and benefits but also checks whether companies are adhering to their legal obligations.

The roles and responsibilities of a firm’s HR department include ensuring compliance with laws and regulations set in place at the local, federal, and international levels. It is imperative for all organizations to have an efficient HR department to interact with its staff and resolve relevant issues.

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Italy is a European country on the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea and is home to Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church. It has a population of more than 60 million people. The vibrant city of Florence is best known for being the epicenter of the Renaissance, which led to the creation of masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s David.

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The Kingdom of Denmark is a country in Northern Europe and comprises of the Jutland Peninsula and various islands around it. A fairly small country, Denmark has a total land area of 42,916 square kilometers. It has a population of around 5.8 million and is famous for being the historical home of seafaring pirates known as The Vikings who lived between the 8th and 11th centuries in north-western Europe.

Today, this small Scandinavian country is best known for being one of the happiest in the world due to its great quality of life and several government initiatives that facilitate and support its citizens. For example, the government of Denmark analyzed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world economy and how its aftermath was felt by individual countries.

To safeguard and cushion its citizens from inflation and unemployment, the Danish Ministry of Employment introduced a new bill known as the Posting of Workers Directive in July 2020, which came into effect on January 1, 2021.

The Posting of Workers Directive bill stipulates the following changes to employment laws:

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As a regular citizen, you deal with compliance on a daily basis, even if you are not conscious of it. When you follow the traffic lights or stand at a distance from train doors after a subway announcement, you are complying with traffic laws and public safety regulations.

Compliance essentially refers to the various ways a business ensures that they are sticking to both their internal compliance framework as well as other international laws that apply to their industry. International employment compliance refers to how companies adhere to the international labor standards set by the countries themselves, as well as the International Labor Organization.

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In September 2020, the Parliament made several changes to the Employment Law in the Maldives. Initially, this was submitted to the government in 2019, but the Parliament has since made the changes in collaboration with the Maldives’ Social and Economic Affairs Committees.

Here are some of the key changes made to the Employment Law in the Maldives:

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