Nepal Labour Act 2074
The President of Nepal authenticated the Labor Act 2074 (2017) (“New Labor Act”), repealing Labor Act 2048 (1992) (“Old Labor Act”), which came into effect immediately.
The New Labor Act has been implemented after prolonged discussions among business entities, trade unions, labor groups and other stakeholders. The New Labor Act has amended several provisions of the Old Labor Act and introduced various new provisions.
The New Labor Act aims to eliminate ambiguities experienced in the implementation of the Old Labor Act.