Industrial Relations & Employment Law

The area of Employment Law in The Bahamas has been the subject of a considerable amount of legislation and case law. Entrepreneurs that are interested in doing business in The Bahamas are advised to thoroughly review the applicable laws that govern employment as the legal framework of this area has the potential to seriously affect the profitability of a business venture if the main elements of these laws are fully understood.

Evans & Co. has been advising our clients in this area of law for many years.

The Employment Act 2003 includes very detailed requirements that seek to ensure that the all persons employed in The Bahamas are treated fairly by their respective employers.

Employers should also be aware of the requirement of the Minimum Wage Act and the Health and Safety at Work Act which impose obligations on the part of employers

Evans and Co. provides services in the following areas:
  • Representing Employers
  • Representing Employees
  • Representing Labour Unions
  • Drafting and Interpretation of Employment Contracts
  • Employee Benefits Matters
  • Employee Rights Matters
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment including Sexual Harassment
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Workers Compensation
  • Engagement Letters
  • Industrial Relations
  • Arbitration
Mr. Evans Q.C and Miss Veronique J.N. Evans are the attorneys who are responsible for advising the clients of the firm on Bahamas Industrial Relations and Labour Law.

(242) 328-8510/1
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