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Name: Act No. 28 of 1930 on wage payment.
Country: Iceland
Subject(s): Wages
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1930-05-19
Entry into force:
ISN: ISL-1930-L-36695
Bibliography: Lagasafn, 1991, Ministry of Justice, Reykjavik, Iceland, Vol. I, p. 617
Abstract/Citation: Stipulates that the wages of all workers shall be paid in valid currency, except for fishermen who can be paid with part of the catch. Wages shall be paid weekly, unless otherwise negotiated. This does not apply to agricultural workers who get food and lodging as a part of their wages. The above mentioned provisions also apply to contract work.
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