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Changes To Subject Access Requests Under The European Union General Data Protection Regulation
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 ("DPA"), both current and former employees have a right to see a copy of the personal data that their employer retains about them.
UK
4 May 2018
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New Work Permit And New Protection For Domestic Staff Rules
Two new sets of regulations have come into effect recently. The first regulation impacts work-permit application fees for all businesses operating in onshore (non-free zone) the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
United Arab Emirates
6 Apr 2018
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New Legislation Makes It More Difficult For Foreign Employers To Avoid Swedish Collective Agreements
Byggnads is the largest Swedish trade union for construction workers. In 2004, Byggnads blockaded the Latvian construction company Laval in order to force Laval to sign a Swedish collective agreement.
Sweden
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 Protection For Domestic Staff And New Labor Dispute Resolution Committee
In separate developments, Qatar has taken two steps that will extend employment rights and access to justice for claimants.
Qatar
5 Apr 2018
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New Rules Aimed At Tackling Fraudulent Sick Leave Requests
In a move that is aimed at reducing the granting of sick leave to employees who are not sick and modernizing the system, starting in July 2018, doctors that issue sickness certificates to employers will have to do so electronically.
Poland
4 Apr 2018
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Maternity Rights And Termination Protection At Fore Of Review Of Employment Laws
Papua New Guinea's (PNG) Labour and Industrial Relations Secretary has announced a review of the Employment Act Chapter 373 with a particular emphasis ...
Papua New Guinea
4 Apr 2018
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Tips Cannot Count Towards The Minimum Wage
The Minimum Wages Order 2012 (MWO 2012) went into effect on January 1, 2013. The accompanying guidelines—"Guidelines on the Implementation of the MWO 2012"
Malaysia
29 Mar 2018
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New Rules On Annual Leave And Pension Contributions
The Kuwaiti government has amended legislation to clarify (and extend) employee entitlements to annual leave and pension contributions.
Kuwait
29 Mar 2018
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Recent Restrictive Covenant Cases Show Trend Against Employers
Employers had a difficult time enforcing restrictive trade clauses (RTCs) during 2017. While the Employment and Labour Relations Court has held that RTCs are constitutional ...
Kenya
28 Mar 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 Protections For Self-Employed Individuals
The Italian Parliament has recently enhanced protections for independent contractors and self-employed workers to reflect the fact that many are working in this capacity in the modern "gig economy."
Italy
28 Mar 2018
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New Developments In Employee Privacy Rights At Work
Recent decisions in Israel have looked at the balance between employee privacy and surveillance by employers. The takeaway messages are that to be lawful ...
Israel
28 Mar 2018
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Trade Union For Technology Sector Employees Registered In Bangalore
In India, unionization has historically been limited to traditional sectors such as manufacturing. In a departure from that trend, the Labour Department of the State of Karnataka has registered the first trade union ...
India
27 Mar 2018
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Balancing Freedom Of Expression With Loyalty To Employer
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled in favor of a Croatian employee who was dismissed after criticizing her employer in a press article.
Croatia
22 Mar 2018
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New Law Introduces Legally Binding Settlement Agreements
Under recent amendments to Brazilian labor laws, parties may enter into legally binding settlement agreements through a new process whereby labor courts can ratify settlement agreements between employers ...
Brazil
22 Mar 2018
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