Uzbekistan: restrictions on women’s employment lifted starting May 1, 2019

“Norma” legal website informed that starting May 1, 2019 prohibitions on hiring women in certain industries and occupations have been lifted in Uzbekistan (see Art. 225 of the Labor Code of Uzbekistan and the list of professions). Instead of the abolished list of professions prohibited for women Uzbekistan will approve a recommendatory list of industries or occupations, which may adversely affect women’s health.