As part of the measures taken by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19, many parents have had to telework while having to look after their children at the same time.
Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC
Companies the operations of which were mandatorily suspended, pursuant to the pertinent Decisions of the Council of Ministers and decrees of the Minister of Health, including inter alia...
The European Court of Justice has ruled that it's up to national courts to make decisions about employment status, but that a courier working for Yodel in the UK appeared to them ..
Termination not only needs a reason; it also has to meet formal requirements in order to be effective. With larger employers or those with international structures, a question often arises as to who is entitled to dismiss an employee.
McDermott Will & Emery
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Germany has introduced special occupational safety measures to protect the health of employees, restore economic ...
A former scheduler for an installation company told the WRC that he was hospitalised with panic attacks and treated for depression, as a result of "repeated and continuous intimidating behaviour" from a co-worker.
Businesses need to prepare for the introduction of new rights for up to 52 weeks of leave for new parents, likely to come into effect from 28 June 2020 following the Minister for Social Security's...
There are no obstacles to terminating an employment agreement remotely. Remote termination of an employment agreement can be done either unilaterally (with or without notice)...
Poland has passed a law providing co-financing aid for employee salaries during the COVID-19 crisis.
How can employers avoid discrimination during the Covid-19 crisis? These are very difficult times for employers. Every day brings new dilemmas and novel solutions born out of necessity. Which staff should we furlough?
Clyde & Co
On 12 May 2020, the Government extended the ability for employers to claim furlough payments under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until the end of October 2020.
The Month In Pensions looks at the key developments in the UK pensions industry over the previous month.
You may not realise it, but whistleblowing can have a hugely positive effect on your business, as well as your employees, your customers, and other stakeholders.
Clyde & Co
Further updates to the government's guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme were made on 30 April 2020 and 1 May 2020.
Cases concerning an employer's liability for the actions of their staff often cause concern, particularly where the law is seen to be 'extended' by the courts to hold an employer liable.
Arnold & Porter
At the end of June the UK government's job retention (furlough) scheme is scheduled to end and the government has announced that it will shortly publish its roadmap out of the lockdown.
In this cross practice episode, Jessica Walker and Beth Brown talk about how trustees might deal with COVID-19, including continuing to run their schemes and thinking about the potential impact...
Nick looks at the current hot topic for employers. How should they handle a return to work by staff after lockdown and what are the issues likely to come up?
Clyde & Co
The government has produced the 'COVID-19 Secure' guidelines which apply to a number of different workplaces, and which are intended to ensure that workplaces....
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