Labour Laws in SriLanka


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Fair Treatment

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Equal Pay In accordance with the Constitution of Sri Lanka, all persons are equal before the law and entitled to equal protections of the law. It also prohibits discrimination on the ground of sex besides…


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Flexitime Work in Sri Lanka

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Is flexitime recognised by Labour Law? There is no Labour Law in Sri Lanka that addresses the concept of flexitime. Does the law recognise part-time or seasonal work? There are no laws to regulate part-time…


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Family Responsibilities

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Paternity Leave There is no provision for paternity leave in the labour & employment laws of Sri Lanka. Parental Leave There is no provision in the law on paid or unpaid parental leave. Flexible Work…


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Notice and Severance

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Notice Requirement The contract of employment can be terminated by the employer on disciplinary grounds; or non-disciplinary grounds; or death or operation of law, (this category would include termination of the contract of employment due…