Adoption leave: After 12 months of uninterrupted employment, every worker, regardless of the base salary, is entitled to 14 weeks of full-wage adoption leave for the adoption of a child under one year of age. The issue arises mainly in the offshore sector. The employer would be a category one global business company that employs a foreigner under an employment contract governed by the laws of Mauritius, but the worker`s duties are generally or fully performed in a foreign jurisdiction. A collective agreement remains in effect for a period of at least 24 months. Negotiations on the renewal of the agreement may take place no later than three months before the end of the agreement or, if necessary, begin any new renegotiation procedures. The collective agreement binds the parties and all workers in the bargaining unit to which the contract applies. A union is defined as an association of people, registered or not, which has as its objective one of its objectives to regulate labour relations between workers and employers. The main task of a union is to ensure that the conditions of employment of workers are respected, to negotiate on behalf of workers who are part of the collective agreements unit, and to provide workers with information, advice and advice on work-related complaints. Trade union delegates may also accompany employees in disciplinary negotiations. With respect to redundancy, an employer that employs at least 15 employees or has a minimum annual turnover of MUR 25 million can only terminate a worker`s employment if the employer has applied for financial assistance from the agencies covered by the law, and that request has not been approved. For non-expatriate workers, a temporary agreement is only possible for temporary, seasonal or project-related activities.

Summary terminations can be characterized as redundancies that do not require termination or payment instead of termination. Summary layoffs are usually the result of poor employment performance or misbehaviour. Probation period Neither the employer nor the employee are in a position, at the time of signing the contract, to fully assess the reality of the employment. During the signing phase, there is only a theoretical assessment of the other`s abilities; the worker`s ability to meet his obligations and the employer`s ability to offer a position to be filled by the employee.