Somaliland: Labour minister calls on employers to adhere to regulations


Workers in Somaliland are regularly abuse by employers

By: M.A. Egge
Somalilandsun -The labour and social affairs minister was cautioned employers to stick to stipulated regulations of the country.

In a call to local companies, International and Local NGOs and associated employers, Hon. Mohammed Abdillahi Obsiye warned that the nation’s constitution should be adhered to as pertains to the legislation.
In a press conference the minister held at his office over the weekend, Hon. Obsiye called for the respect of the rights of employees.
He quoted several Acts of the law which cited the registration procedures which mainly appertains to the agreements hence spells out timings, remunerations, discipline, termination etc.
Somaliland minister of labour Mohammed Abdillahi ObsiyeHe especially pointed out that the specified laws ought to be noted and acknowledgably understood by both the employers and the employees.
He stated that employees should have legal papers if non-residents, and if anything, have their permits renewed as per regulation.