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Employment (Amendment) Act, 2021 (Act No. 17 of 2021).

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General provisions; Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
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The Act makes the following amendments:
- section 3, amendment of some of the definitions
- section 4, replacement of the section with a new section concerning 'Prohibition against unlawful labour', which includes forced and tenancy labour;
- section 5, extends the grounds for non-discrimination;
- section 45, criteria for paid leave;
- addition of new section 46A concerning special work conditions for pregnant or breastfeeding women;
- amendment to section 47;
- addition of a new section 47A concerning paternity leave;
- addition of a new section 50A concerning deduction of wages for participation in a strike; and
- amendment to section 51.

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