Latest On Changes To Rules of Hiring Foreign Employees
With immediate effect in Angola from the presidential decree no 79/17 of 24 March 2017, the rules were relaxed for employing foreign nationals established in the presidential Decree no 43/17 of 6 March 2017.
The decree sees the following changes
- Angolan corporations may hire foreign professionals for the provision of services or technical assistance
- The duration of employment agreement can be negotiated between the employee and employer and can be review twice only
- The foreign national employee’s salary can be negotiated between employee and employer and can be paid in any currency other than in Kwanzas
- Benefits and allowances is no longer limited to 50% of the employee’s salary