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Cost Of Contractor Misclassification Increases Dramatically Following Important Court Judgment (Update)
On November 29, 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that misclassified self-employed contractors who are really employees could claim back vacation pay going back to 1996 ...
European Union
12 Apr 2018
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Criminal Sanctions For Employment Law Breaches Strengthened
From the start of 2018, Vietnam has been introducing a number of changes to its employment laws. The most eye catching of these changes is an increase in the criminal penalties ...
Vietnam
10 Apr 2018
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Reform Impacts Overtime, Leave, And Shift Patterns
The Taiwanese government proposes rolling back changes made last year to how employers calculate overtime, organize work hours, and manage annual leave allowances.
Taiwan
6 Apr 2018
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Maternity Rights And Gender Equality At The Fore Of New Employment Laws
Proposed amendments to the Civil Code of St. Maarten are aimed at enhancing employment rights in the areas of fixed-term employment contracts, pregnancy and maternity leave, gender equality, business transfers ...
Netherlands
5 Apr 2018
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New Employment Claims Tribunal May Lead To Increase In Claims
The new Employment Claims Tribunal (ECT) was established in 2017 to provide a cheaper and easier alternative to the civil courts for employees wanting to bring salary-related disputes in Singapore.
Singapore
5 Apr 2018
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Shake-Ups To The Employment Law Landscape
In October 2017, the Labour Party (led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern) was sworn into Parliament as New Zealand's new government. As this is the first change in government ...
New Zealand
4 Apr 2018
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New "Smart Working" Rules To Reflect Modern Flexible Working Arrangements
The Italian Parliament has recently approved new laws aimed at improving work-life balance and working conditions for individuals who work from home.
Italy
28 Mar 2018
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New Proposed Legislation On Gender Pay Reporting
On October 25, 2017, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap Information) Bill passed the Committee Stage of the Irish Senate.
Ireland
27 Mar 2018
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Maternity Leave Extended By Two Weeks
Amendments to the Dominican Republic's labor legislation have been made following recommendations from the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Dominican Republic
23 Mar 2018
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Transition To A New Holiday Act To Start In 2019
On September 1, 2020, a new holiday-leave regime will become effective in Denmark. However, commencing on January 1, 2019 there will be a transition period ensuring a smooth shift from the old to the new regime.
Denmark
23 Mar 2018
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Cypriot Employment Law Introduces Paternity Leave
In 2017, the Protection of Paternity Law (No. 117(I)/2017) came into effect. The new law introduced—for the first time—the concept of paternity leave to Cyprus law ...
Cyprus
23 Mar 2018
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New National Social Security Fund Rules Introduced
The requirement that all Cambodian employers register their enterprises and employees with the National Social Security Fund is one of a number of changes introduced in recent months ...
Cambodia
22 Mar 2018
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New Rules For Calculating Working Time
New rules on calculating working time in Bulgaria went into effect on January 1, 2018. The Ordinance on Working Time, Breaks, and Holidays sets rules on what is called the Summarized Calculation of Working Time ...
Bulgaria
22 Mar 2018
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Tax Efficient Bonuses, Flexi-Work, Ecommerce And Pensions All Reformed As "Summer Pact" Comes Into Force
On January 1, 2018, many of the provisions of the so-called "Summer Pact" came into force, introducing a number of tax and employment law measures.
Belgium
22 Mar 2018
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Greater Harmonisation Of Laws On Office Workers And Manual Workers
Austria is one of the few remaining countries in Europe that distinguishes between manual (blue-collar) workers and office (white-collar) workers. Some of these differences will be replaced by new rules...
Austria
21 Mar 2018
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Employment And Immigration Update February 2018
On 19 December 2017, the Equality and Human Rights Commission ("EHRC") proposed a draft plan for enforcement action in relation to the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (the "Regulations").
European Union
2 Mar 2018
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