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SURINAME | General Information

A large part of the working population in Suriname is employed on the basis of an employment agreement. Employment law can be found in various labour regulations:
  1. the Suriname Civil Code; 
  2. separate Labour laws;
  3.  the Personnel Act for civil servants (the largest segment of the Surinamese workforce); and
  4. law minimum hourly wages.
Suriname is member of the International Labour Organization (I.L.O.).