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In this section the gender researches are presented. The researches have been realized by the Azerbaijan authors with 1998 on present time




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Labor Code Of Azerbaijan Republic (excerpts)


Adopted by the Law of Azerbaijan Republic No-618-IQ of 1 February 1999 with amendments and supplements in accordance with below given Laws and Decisions

 

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of AR, dated on 23 February 2000

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of AR, dated on 29 November 2000

The Law of AR No-88-IIQD of 20 February 2001

The I ta of AR No-107- IIQD of 27 March 2001

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of AR, dated on 19 April 2001

The Law of AR No-178- IIQD of 5 October 2001

The Law of AR No-186- IIQD of 5 October 2001

The Law of AR No-195- IIQD of 10 October 2001

The Law of AR No-214- IIQD of 15 November 2001

The Law of AR No-311- IIQD of 23 April 2002

The Law of AR No-333- IIQD of 24 May 2002

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of AR, dated on 29 November 2002

The Law of AR No-391- IIQD of 3 December 2002

The Law of AR No-409- IIQD of 24 December 2002

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of AR, dated on 17 June 2003

The Law of ARNo-568- IIQD of 30 December 2003

The Law of AR No-569- IIQD of 30 December 2003

The Law of AR No-598- IIQD of 5 March 2004

The Law of AR No-643- IIQD of 30 April 2004

The Law of AR No-675- IIQD of 21 May 2004

 

Article 66. Workers who are not subjected to attestation

 

Attestation of the following workers is not held [only women-related points]:

  • pregnant women;
  • women being in social leave for taking care of the child under 3, and working after the end of this period on the appropriate position (profession) less than a year.

 

Article 78. Persons who have privileges to be retained on the work place at the reduction of the staff

 

1. During reduction of the staff in the appropriate cases, there are retained the employees with higher qualification (profession) and professional level which are required for the fulfillment of a labor function on certain positions. The professional level of the worker is determined by an employer.

2. Upon the same qualification (profession) or professional level, the following employees get the preference to be retained at the work:

  • members of shekhids' [national martyrs] families;
  • participants of war;
  • wives (husbands) of soldiers and officers;
  • persons who have 2 or more dependent children under the age of 16;
  • persons who have got a labor injury or professional illness on this enterprise;
  • persons who have the status an IDP, similar person or refugee;
  • other persons, specified by a collective or labor contract.

 

Article 79. Employees and cases of prohibition of dissolving a labor contract

 

1. Dissolution of a labor contract by an employer is prohibited on the grounds  specified by Article 70 of the present Code:

  • with pregnant women, as well as with women having children under the age of 3;
  • with employees, whose only source of earning is this enterprise and who are bringing up a child under the school age alone.

 

Article 91. Reduced working time

2. Duration of reduced working time for workers at the age of 16 must not exceed 24 hours, for employees at the age from 16 to 18 years old and disabled employees of the I, II groups, as well as for pregnant women and women with children under the age of 1,5 - must not exceed 36 hours.

 

Article 94. Part time work

 

3. An employer must set up part time work schedule (a working day or a working week) for employees, whose health and physiological state (pregnancy, disablement, as well as chronic disease of a chiid and of other family member due to the appropriate medical conclusion) require fulfillment of a labor function in part time working schedule.

 

Article 98. Employees who are prohibited to be involved in work at night time

 

1. Involvement in work at night time is not admitted for pregnant women, women who have children at the age under 3, employees under the age of 18.

 

Article 117. Additional leaves for women with children

 

1. Irrespective of duration of the main and additional leaves, the women with 2 children under the age of 14 are given the additional leave for 2 calendar days, the women with 3 and more children of this age, as well as with a disabled child under the age of 16 - for 5 calendar days.

2. Fathers, upbringing children alone, as well as persons adopted children have a right to the additional leave, determined in the first part of the present Article.

3. The right to the additional leave, determined by the present Article, is saved until one of the children attains the age of 14 by the end of the corresponding calendar year.

4. Additional leaves, determined by the present Article, are not given to employees specified in Articles 118,119, 120 and 121 of the present Code.

 

Article 125. Leaves for pregnancy and childbirth

 

1, Paid leave is given to working women in the period of pregnancy and pflter childbirth during 126 calendar days (70 calendar days before the childbirth and 56 calendar days after the childbirth). In case of difficult childbirth, at birth of 2 and more children after a childbirth leave is given during the period of 70 calendar days.

2. Leaves for pregnancy and childbirth is given to working women in agriculture in the following duration:

a) at normal childbirth - 140 calendar days (before the childbirth 70 calendar days and after childbirth 70 calendar days);

b) at difficult childbirth - 156 calendar days (before the childbirth 70 calendar days and after childbirth 86 calendar days);

c) at childbirth of 2 and.more children 180 calendar days (before the childbirth 70 calendar days and after childbirth 110 calendar days);

 

Article 126. Right to the leave for women adopted children

 

Women adopted or upbringing a child up to 2 months without any adoption, enjoy the right to a certain post-natal leave during the period of 56 days, as well as to the additional leave, determined by Article 117, and to a partially paid leave, specified in Article 127 of the present Code.

 

Article 127. Right to a partially paid social leave and the order of its usage

 

1. One of the parents, or the other family member, directly taking care of a child, have the right to use a partially paid social leave for baby-minding with payment of the allowance in the amount determined by the legislation.

2. The employee, taking care of a child, can enjoy a right to a partially paid social leave completely or in parts, on the basis of a written application.

 

Article 130. Duration of unpaid leaves given upon an employee's request

 

Unpaid leaves are given upon an employee's request and with an employer's agreement in the following cases and for the terms to:

b) women or single parents, tutors and custodians who have a child under the age of 16, - up to 14 calendar days.

 

Article 131. The order of giving the labor leave

4. Regardless of time of labor contract conclusion, the following employees have the right to go on labor leave for the first working year:

a) women before and after childbirth - directly before or after social leave;

b) wives (husbands) of the servicemen.

 

Article 133. The order of priority on giving leaves.

 

3. The following employees can be given a labor leave upon their request in any time favorable for them:

  • women with 2 and more children under the age of 14 or disabled children under the age of 16;
  • a parent or tutor, upbringing children under the age of 16 alone;
  • wives (husband) of the servicemen;
  • invalids;
  • veterans of war;
  • persons, exposed to radioactive irradiation or with radiation sickness as a result of elimination of sequences of accident of Chernobyl nuclear power-station;
  • employees under the age of 18;
  • persons, getting education along with working;
  • employees, specified in Article 120 of the present Code, who have special services to Azerbaijan people.

 

Article 228. Peculiarities of regulating labor protection of women and employees under the age of 18

 

Peculiarities of relations in the field of labor protection of women, employees under the age of 18, as well as employees who are engaged in the work places with harmful and difficult labor conditions, - are regulated by the present Code and by the relevant standard legal acts.

 

Article 240. Peculiarities of concluding a labor contract with pregnant women and women with children under the age of 3

 

1. It is inadmissible to reject concluding a labor contract with women by the reason of her pregnancy, having a child under the age of 3. This order is ;ot applied in the cases when the employer rejects to hire an employee for the absence of the appropriate vacancy (position), as well as at work places where woman labor is not allowed.

2. In case of an employer's rejection to conclude a labor contract with a pregnant woman and woman with a child under the age of 3 for these reasons, a woman has a right to demand from the employer for the written reply on the reason of rejection. The woman can lodge a complaint to court against the reason of rejection to conclude a labor contract.

 

Article 241. Vacancies and works where the application of women's labor is prohibited

 

1. It is prohibited to apply women's labor at work places with difficult, harmful labor conditions, as well as in underground tunnels, mines and other underground works.

2. As a rule, it is allowed sometimes to conduct the appropriate underground works by women, not engaged in physical labor, working on leading positions or rendering social, sanitarian-medical services, as well as in underground works without making physical labor on lowering and lifting.

3. It is prohibited to involve women to lifting and carrying the load, over the determined norm, from one place to another.

4. Women's labor function can include only the work (services) on manual lifting and carrying the load within the following total weight norms:

a) along with conducting the other work, manual lifting and carrying the objects not exceeding 15kg by weight;

b) lifting of the objects not exceeding 10kg by weight to the height above 1,5m;

c) during the whole working day (working week), manual lifting and carrying the objects not exceeding 10 kg by weight;

d) transportation of the objects on the loaded small carts or other movable means with required application of power- not exceeding 15 kg.

5. It is prohibited to involve pregnant women and women with children under the age of 3 in conducting the work, specified in the present Article.

6. The list of enterprises, professions (positions) with harmful and difficult labor conditions, as well as underground works where application of women's labor is prohibited, is certified by the appropriate body of executive power.

 

Article 242. Restriction of women's labor at night, overtime and in days-off, as well as on business trips

1. It is inadmissible to involve pregnant women and women with children under the age of 3 in work at night, overtime, in days-off, holidays and other days which are not considered to be working days, as well as to send them to business trips.

2. Involving women with children at the age of 3 to 14, as well as a disabled child under the age of 16 to overtime working in days-off, holidays and other days which are not considered to be working days and sending them to the business trips are admitted only upon their agreement.

 

Article 243. Moving pregnant women and women with children under the age of 1,5 to easier job

 

1. Norms of production and service are reduced for pregnant women in accordance with the medical conclusion, or they are moved to easier job excluding the impact of unfavorable industrial factors.

2. If women with children under the age of 1,5, along with conducting labor function, face difficulties regarding the breast-feeding, then upon the woman's application; an employer must transfer her to the easier job or provide with necessary conditions for breast-feeding until the child is 1,5 years old.

3. When a woman is moved to an easier job in cases determined by the present Article, they keep the average salary of the main position.

4. It is prohibited to reduce a woman's salary for the reason of her pregnancy or feeding a child.

 

Article 244. Breaks for feeding a child

 

1. During the working time women with children under the age of 1,5 are given additional breaks for feeding a child, in addition to general break for rest and meals. Each of such breaks is given not less rarely than every 3 hours with duration not shorter than 30 minutes. If a woman has 2 or more children under the age of 1,5, duration of each break is not shorter than an hour.

2. Breaks for feeding a child are included in the working time with reservation of average salary.

3. Upon a woman's request, the breaks for feeding a child can be summarized and added to the break for lunch and rest, as well as to be used at the beginning or end of the working time (shift). If by summarizing the breaks for feeding a child, the woman wants to use them at the end of the working time, her working day is reduced for the period of the duration of these breaks.

 

Article 245. Cases of setting a part-time working day for women and reservation of the salary during the medical examination

 

1. Upon a request of pregnant women, women with a child under the age of 14 or a disabled child and women, taking care of a sick family member (on the basis of medical certificate), an employer must set a part-time working day or a part-time working week, paying the salary proportionally to spent time. In this case the duration of the woman's daily and weekly working time is set by the agreement of the parties.

2. Average salary is reserved for the pregnant women and women with children under the age of 3 for the days of dispensary and outpatient examination, medical consultations in medical facilities both for her and her child. The employer must create necessary conditions for pregnant women to pass such examinations.

 

Article 246. Guarantees to employees, upbringing children without mother

 

All guarantees on the rights, determined in this chapter of the Code for women with minors, are applied to fathers, guardians, custodians, upbringing the children without mother for certain reasons (mother's death, her deprivation of parental rights, her long-term stay in medical and detention facilities).

 

Article 251. Jobs, restricting the lift of load for employees under the age of 18

 

2. Jobs (services) on lifting and carrying the load manually can be included into the labor function of employees under the age of 16 to 18, only if the total weight of load is within the following norms:

b) along with conducting the other work, women are not allowed to lift and carry manually the objects, exceeding 10 kg by total weight, as well as lifting the objects exceeding 5 kg by total weight to the height more than 1,5m.

4. It is prohibited to involve girls under 16 in lifting and carrying the load during the whole working day.

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GENDER DIRECTORY

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THE NATIONAL DOCUMENTS

The section presents the international documents on achievement of equality between men and women and protection of human rights for women.




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