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Australia
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The government doubled unemployment payments and renamed them JobSeeker after so many people were suddenly unemployed.
Pointon Partners
The Fair Work Act has been amended to include new powers for employers, designed to create flexibility and save jobs.
Canada
Harper Grey LLP
On May 4, 2020 the BC government announced that it has amended the BC Employment Standards Act to extend the maximum allowable period for a temporary layoff.
Miller Thomson LLP
Phase 2 means certain businesses that were shuttered as a consequence of the orders or guidance of the Provincial Health Officer can now reopen ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Au Québec, le licenciement collectif est la terminaison d'emploi d'au moins dix (10) salariés d'un même établissement au cours d'une période de deux (2) mois consécutifs.
McLennan Ross LLP
Most workplaces have needed to dramatically adapt their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In our earlier articles, ...
Gowling WLG
The Employment, Labour and Equalities Group at Gowling WLG will be holding a live ‘Ask our Lawyers' session on a variety of topics related to COVID-19 and the workplace challenges your business...
McKercher LLP
Last week, the provincial government announced its plan to re-open the provincial economy. The plan is built on a methodical and phased-in approach to slowly lifting restrictions on businesses and...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to unprecedented challenges for Canadian employers.
MLT Aikins LLP
On May 4, 2020, the government of British Columbia announced an amendment to the temporary layoff period which extends the layoff period in the Employment Standards Act to 16 weeks.
Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
In his article, Mr. Tsardellis mentions that, despite the measures taken by the government to support entrepreneurship and avert layoffs, many companies have started considering the...
Hong Kong
Clyde & Co
The second round of anti-epidemic relief fund of HK137.5 billion received approval by the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong on 18 April 2020.
India
King, Stubb & Kasiva
Employers are being confronted with difficult choices, especially when their employees or former employees issue threats of violence or other actions.
Ireland
Matheson
Following An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's announcement on Friday, 27 March 2020 that people are now required to stay at home until Sunday, 12 April 2020, Deirdre Crowley, partner and Denise Moran, associate, ...
Malta
KPMG Malta
The Department of Industrial and Employment Relations has published a set of FAQs about the conditions of employment during the COVID-19 period.
CSB Group
COVID-19 is disrupting our lives, in both the personal and working sphere.
Mexico
Díaz Mirón Y Asociados, S.C.
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Mexico, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
New Zealand
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Before the wage subsidy expires, employers should carefully consider if they should make any changes to staffing levels.
Nigeria
Sefton Fross
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate the global economy, employers in large and small businesses are faced with a dreadful conundrum on whether to let their staff go, cut their hours, or declare them redundant.
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.
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