|Name:||Employment (Amendment) Act 2010 (Act No. 10 of 2010).|
|Subject(s):||Labour codes, general labour and employment acts|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Government Gazette of Botswana, 2010-09-10, Vol. XLVIII, No. 47
|Bibliography:||Government Gazette of Botswana, 2010-09-10, Vol. XLVIII, No. 47
Legislation on-line Laws of Botswana, www.elaws.gov.bw, Botswana (consulted on 2013-03-11)
|Abstract/Citation:||This Act amends section 23 of the Employment Act concerning restrictions of the grounds upon which an employer may terminate the employment contract by adding sexual orientation and health status (including HIV/AIDS status) as prohibited grounds of discrimination. It also introduces a new section 23(e), which provides more general protection against discrimination.
23(d) the employee's race, tribe, place of origin, social origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, colour, creed, health status or disability; or
23(e) any other reason which does not affect the employee's ability to perform that employee's duties under the contract of employment.