Partner Dmitriy Chumakov and Senior Associate Yerzhan Toktarov Speaking at the Kazakhstan Labour Law Forum

On 3 March 2017, the Almaty Holiday Inn Hotel hosted the Kazakhstan Labour Law Forum.

The Labour Law Forum focused on the following topics:

  • Recent developments of labour legislation for the period of 2016-2017;
  • Permission of foreign employment in Kazakhstan.  New regulations.  Options for self-employment of foreign nationals without work permits;
  • Dismissal-related problems;
  • Changing terms and conditions of employment contracts at the employer’s sole discretion: labour dispute case studies.  Permanent and temporary secondment;
  • Labour inspections; and
  • Labour disputes.

SZP Partner Dmitriy Chumakov made a presentation on the employment of foreign nationals in Kazakhstan.  

SZP Senior Associate Yerzhan Toktarov made a presentation on workforce reduction and optimization, as well as applicable legislation and regulations. 

The Forum was also attended by representatives of Private Foundation “Arbitration Centre of Atameken National Chamber of Kazakhstan Entrepreneurs”, Judicial Panel of the Almaty City Specialised Interdistrict Economic Court, Almaty City Labour and Migration Inspectorate, and other Kazakhstan law firms who also spoke and made presentations on the related issues and challenges.