Notification for General Public

This is to notify the general public that the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources has observed that most of the employers have employed employees/workers for more than one year through breakdown of the contract duration.

Therefore, as provided under section 52 of the Labour and Employment Act of Bhutan 2007, if the employer employs employee(s)/worker(s) for more than a year for same or similar work, irrespective of contract duration or the breakdown of the contract duration in the contract of employment, the employee is deemed to be employed under Section 52 of Labour and Employment Act of Bhutan 2007 and are entitled to benefits as per the Act.

Such rights and obligations shall be enforced with effect from 15th May 2017