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Fair Treatment

Equal Pay

Labour Act prohibits discrimination in wages on the basis of sex. Labour Code also prohibits discrimination against a current or prospective employee on grounds of race, tribe, place of origin, political opinion, colour, creed, gender, pregnancy, HIV/AIDS status, any disability in relation to the determination or allocation of wages and salaries.

Constitution supports the principle of equal pay to male and female employees for work of equal value. Constitution also supports the right to equal pay for equal work.

Source: §65(6) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe (Amendment) Act, 2013; §5(2)(a) of the Labour Act 1985

Non-Discrimination

In accordance with the Constitution, there cannot be any discrimination on the ground of nationality, race, colour, tribe, place of birth, ethnic or social origin, language, class, religious belief, political affiliation, opinion, custom, culture, sex, gender, marital status, age, pregnancy, disability or economic/social status.

Labour Act 1985 requires that employers or other persons can't discriminate (in the employment related matters) on the following grounds: "Race, tribe, place of origin, political opinion, colour, creed, gender, pregnancy, HIV/AIDS status or on the basis of disability".

Source: §56(3) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe; §5 of the Labour Act 1985

Equal Choice of Profession

Women can work in the same industries as no restrictive provisions could be located in the law. In accordance with the Constitution, every person has the right to choose and carry on any profession, trade or occupation, but the practice of a profession, trade or occupation may be regulated by law.

Sources: §64 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe

Regulations on Fair Treatment

  • Labour Act, 2005
  • Constitution of Zimbabwe (Amendment) Act, 2013
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