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Name: Model Employment Contract - Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 1990
Entry into force:
Published on: Separata, 4 pp.
ISN: LKA-1990-M-37413
Bibliography: Separata, 4 pp.
Abstract/Citation: Regulates the conditions of an employment contract (excluding domestic workers). The employer is required to pay the travel expenses (by air) of the employee upon taking up service. He must also pay the return fare upon expiration of the contract, upon termination of the Contract by the employer without just cause, if the employee is unable to continue work due to sickness or accident, in case of force majeure and when the contract is terminated through no fault of the employee. The employee is also entitled to free food, accommodation, and emergency medical care. The employer is required to assist the employee in the remittance of his monthly salary to Sri Lanka. Regulates the conditions of terminating the contract on both sides. On certain conditions the employee is entitled to an end of service indemnity. An employee may terminate the contract without notice in case of inhuman treatment.
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