This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to work health & safety.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Even in a COVID-19 environment, termination by text message is not recommended, with threats of unfair dismissal claims.
People + Culture Strategies
Her employment was on a regular and systematic basis, so the FWC held that she was protected from unfair dismissal.
Dans un marché aussi compétitif, l'ensemble des employeurs canadiens gagnent à prévoir des clauses restrictives (comme des clauses de non-concurrence ou de non-sollicitation)...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The debate continues on what constitutes family status discrimination following the Supreme Court of Canada's denial of leave to appeal in the matter of Envirocon Environmental Services, ULC v. Suen.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On November 19, 2020, Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy) received Royal Assent.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
As explained in Part 1 of this series, the federal government's new Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations (the Regulations)...
I am writing this blog on November 25, 2020. Christmas is one month away. Access to an effective COVID-19 vaccine is …
McLennan Ross LLP
On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Premier Jason Kenney declared a second state of public health emergency to address the growing number of COVID-19
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Following the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Waksdale v Swegon North America Inc.(Waksdale), a decision we wrote about last June, Ontario's Superior Court has continued the...
On November 24, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced additional restrictions in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the province.
Employers across Europe face differing levels of risks if they fail in their time-recording responsibilities following the ECJ judgment in CCOO v Deutsche Bank in the summer of 2019.
In order to deal with the economic impact of the "second wave" health crisis, two Decrees amending the standard short-time work scheme on the one hand and the long-term short-time work...
Pour faire face à l'impact économique lié à la crise sanitaire de la « seconde vague », deux décrets modifiant le régime de l'activité partielle...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
France has entered its second national lockdown, and most employers are facing great uncertainties with regard to the implementation of the updated national health protocol.
In this episode, we talk about a proposal for a new law in Germany to support ‘mobile working' – in other words, allowing employees to work from home or anywhere else.
Whilst the Channel Islands have been fortunate to weather the storm of COVID comparatively well so far, we have not been immune from the economic impact suffered by other countries.
Hong Kong's enhanced maternity leave provisions take effect on 11 December 2020.
Khaitan & Co
On 29 October 2020, the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, released the draft Central rules (Draft Rules) under the Industrial Relations Code, 2020 (IR Code), which is not in force as yet.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
In this edition, experts from around Asia flag and comment on employment law developments during the third quarter of 2020.