The Labor Act, 2074 has received the assent of president and become effective from the date Bhadra 19, 2074. The Labor Act, 2074 has replaced the previous labor law completely i.e. Labor Act, 2048 has ceased to be in effect. The New Labor Act has been passed for provisions for the rights, interest, facilities and safety of workers and employees working in enterprises of various sectors.
The New Labor Act has passed by the Parliament according to sec 296(1) of the Constitution of Nepal. The major differences between both laws has been highlighted here in this publication.
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