11 July 2019
Location and Venue:
The Radisson Blu, Lusaka


The New Employment Act of Zambia


Getting to grips with the Employment Act in Zambia!

During this exclusive briefing, you will receive much needed clarity on the new Employment Act of Zambia. The act was officially passed in April and is very specific in terms of Employers obligations and penalties for contraventions. We will run through the new Employment Act in its entirety and break down the most important sections and articles, to ensure compliance for you and your organisation.

The Zambian Government has published the new Employment Act of 2019 to regulate the employment of persons and highlights the possible penalties for employers that defy the outlined regulations in this new Act. The act was officially passed in April and is very specific in terms of Employers obligations and penalties for contraventions.

An In-depth Review and Analysis of the new Employment Act: 

  • Contracts of Employment
  • Minimum employee benefits
  • Suspension and Termination of Contract of Employment
  • Employment of Expatriates
  • Employee Welfare
  • Inspectorate
  • Protection of Wages
  • Employment of Young Children and Young Persons
  • The Labour Commissioner
  • Employment Agencies
  • And more…

This workshop is recommended for all companies conducting work in Zambia, either through a Zambian locally registered company, on a project basis or as consultants/contractors:

  • Business Owners

  • Managing Directors

  • Regional Managers

  • Human Resource Directors / Managers
  • Operations Directors / Managers

  • Legal and Compliance Directors / Managers
  • Employee Relations Directors / Managers
  • Payroll Managers

Presented & Facilitated by:

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Companies which have benefited from our workshops & courses:

Nestle Zambia Amec Foster Wheeler Spectra Oil
Bank of China Airtel Zambia Maersk 
Stanbic Zambia SASOL Transnet
GIZ Zambia Revenue Authority Copperbelt Energy  

Reviews from our Previous Labour & Employment Law Courses:

“This was a well-organised, informative course. Being a small group the level of interaction was hugely beneficial. An enjoyable 2 days that was definitely worth attending.” Standard Bank

“Seminars like these contribute to the broader body of knowledge.  That ultimately grows expertise and further development.” Syrah Resources

“Well done, African Influence Exchange! The course was very beneficial, we learned a lot and consolidate the knowledge that we already had on the applicability of the labour law that applies.” KPMG 


1 Day Masterclass: USD 490

Register 3 or more delegates: USD 440 per person

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About Chibesakunda & Co.

Chibesakunda & Co. is a firm of licensed legal practitioners and is a full service locally based practice with a corporate and commercial practice emphasis. Chibesakunda & Co. is part of a global network, able to serve the needs of local and multinational investors both within and outside Zambia. Chibesakunda & Co. has significant experience across the legal spectrum, having acted for a variety of clients in many of Zambia’s significant transactions. Close client contact combined with our market leading credentials has enabled us to handle wide-ranging matters for Government, public and private enterprise. The firm’s familiarity with the legal aspects that inform the Zambian economy, including capital markets, banking, corporate finance, projects and employment contribute significantly toward the successful outcome of projects which are internationally benchmarked and locally informed.

Chilombo Malama, Senior Associate, Chibesakunda & Co. Advocates

Chilombo Kambole Malama is a Senior Associate in the Real Estate and Mining Departments of Chibesakunda & Co. in Lusaka, Zambia. Chilombo holds a bachelor of laws (LLB) degree from the University of Zambia, a master of laws degree in commercial law (LLM) from the University of Cape Town and is an advocate of the High Court for Zambia. Chilombo’s work experience has included conducting due diligence investigations and preparing of due diligence reports, conveyancing, facilitating mine companies entry into the Zambian market, structuring of mining transactions and joint venture agreements, and employment law.


Rodwyn Peterson, Senior Associate, Chibesakunda & Co. Advocates

Rodwyn is a Head of Department in the Dispute Resolution Department of Chibesakunda & Co. in Lusaka, Zambia. He holds a bachelor of laws (LL.B) degree from the University of South Africa and is an advocate of the High Court of Zambia. Rodwyn has expertise the most complicated employment law cases and he has particular experience in wrongful dismissals and pensions work. He has for many years acted as legal advisor to many high profile clients, notably, he advises large employers in the financial and mining sector.  He appears regularly before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court dealing with employment matters

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