Wages Councils Act, 1953
This Act provides for the establishment of wages councils and the making of wages council orders.
Trade Unions Act, 1950
This Act provides for the establishment and regulation of trade unions and addresses other matters such registration, rules, use of funds, and accounts.
Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) Act, 1940
This Acts provides for the establishment of an arbitration tribunal and a board of inquiry in connection with trade disputes and to make provision for the settlement of such disputes, and for the purpose of enquiring into economic and industrial conditions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
TShop (Hours of Opening and Employment) Act, 1942
This Act regulates the opening hours of shops and other premises licensed for the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the limitation of the hours of employment in certain cases.
Recruiting of Workers Act, 1940
This Act provides for the recruitment and treatment of workers from St. Vincent and the Grenadines to work overseas under a licensing system.
Protection of Employment Act, 2003
This Act provides for the maintenance and promotion of good employment relationships between employers and employees. It also addresses matters of severance and settlement of disputes.
Essential Services Act, 1965
This Acts provides for the maintenance of essential services and the regulation of the employment of workers therein.
Equal Pay Act, 1994 This Act provides for the removal and prevention of discrimination, based on the sex of the employee, in the rates of remuneration for males and females in paid employment, and for all incidental matters.
Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act, 1935 This Act regulates the employment of women, young persons and children in industrial undertakings and on ships in accordance with the following International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions: Minimum Age (Industry) Convention (Revised) 1937; Night Work of Young Persons (Industry) Convention 1919; and the Night Work (Women) Convention 1941.
Employment of Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens Act, 1973 This Act regulates the employment of foreign nationals and Commonwealth citizens in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Employment Exchanges Act, 1956 This Act provides for the establishment and maintenance of employment exchanges for collecting and providing information in order to facilitate employment either locally and/or abroad.
Employers and Servants Act, 1937 This Act requires wages to be paid by the employer to the worker only in money and the payment of wages is to be made at intervals not exceeding fourteen days.
Accidents and Occupational Diseases (Notification) Act, 1952 This Act places a legal obligation on the employer to inform the Labour Commissioner in writing on the prescribed form, any accident involving any worker that arises out of and in the course of employment and which causes loss of life or serious bodily injury or disables a worker. The employer is also obligated to inform the Labour Commissioner on any occupational disease which he reasonable believes or suspects to have occurred among workers employed by him.