The Workers’ Rights Act 2019 – Employment law update

The Mauritius Workers’ Rights Act 2019 (the “WRA”) became effective as from 24 October 2019, except the provision of the Act relating to “Portable Retirement Gratuity Fund” which will come into force on 01 April 2020. The WRA repeals the Employment Rights Act 2008. Some major changes brought to the employment regulatory framework in Mauritius are highlighted in the table below:





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