Labour and Employment Law

Employees are the core of any company, as companies rely on them to develop and achieve their goals. However, human relations are complex and the employer- employee relationship often poses challenges. Each Country has its own set of laws, regulations and cultural values that govern employee relations. 

In Tanzania, our firm has spent a considerable amount of time working with local companies and international conglomerates to create a harmonious workplace where people want to work. We help companies navigate the minefield of central and local regulations as well as advise both local and international owned companies on their rights and duties as employers. 

Our advisory services cover all aspects of:

  • Employment contracts
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Employee transfers
  • Termination and retirement
  • Labour relation and trade union matters
  • Retrenchment, dismissal and redundancy
  • Employment litigation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Health and safety
  • Immigration and work permits
  • Non-compete provision agreements
  • Employee incentive and share ownership plans
  • Responding to inquiries from relevant governmental organisations

Examples of the Firm’s Work in Employment and Labour Law.

  • Represented foreign employees and domestic companies in Tanzania 
  • Drafted numerous Employment Contracts for prominent international mining companies like East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP )
  • Provided Legal advice to world- wide civil engineering and construction companies about its internal labour issues.
  • Advise one of the largest electronics companies concerning termination of a high- level employee in compliance with  the employees employment agreement.
  • Represented an American company in an arbitration hearing arising out of unfair termination.
  • Represented and ex-patriot employee’s claim for wrongful termination against  a USA Company
  • Handled numerous labour arbitration cases in Tanzania Mainland.
Labour and Employment Law