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On 1 June 2021, various changes to Bermuda's Employment Act 2000 will come into force (the "Amended Act"). These changes arise from the Employment Amendment (No. 2) Act 2020...
This is the fifth and final part of our series of articles on the amendments to the Employment Act 2000 ("Act") that are due to come into force on 1 June 2021
Ernst & Young Cyprus Ltd
On 11 May 2021 the Settlement of Overdue Social Contribution (Amending) Law (N.2) (N.102(I)/2021) was published in the official Gazette of the Republic.
European Union
GVZH Advocates
Earlier this year, the European Commission presented a proposal on pay transparency, aimed at ensuring that women and men receive equal pay, for equal work.
As a lawyer the majority of articles we write are about a particular case or a legal issue – which I appreciate may be interesting to us and people with an interest in the topic, but not for everyone.
Hong Kong
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
For a lot of companies, the last 18 months in Hong Kong has been undoubtably challenging. As a result of the uncertainties with the protests ...
Mayer Brown
Summary dismissal cases are usually interesting because of their facts, and even more interesting if one is upheld by the court.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
In the current climate, it is inevitable that some employers may have to contemplate making redundancies to trim overhead costs in order to survive.
Mayer Brown
New COVID-19 social distancing rules commenced on 29 April 2021. For catering businesses (excluding bars and pubs which have their own rules), there are now four modes of operation ...
Mayer Brown
In 张强 v. 思科系统有限公司 [2021] HKCFI 694, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance found that a typographical error in an agreement rendered the entire agreement void and dismissed...
The Covid-19 pandemic has challenged businesses across the world and raised unprecedented issues for both employers and employees in the employment law space.
The Employment Ordinance, Cap. 57 was amended with effect from 11 December 2020 to increase statutory maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks.
lus Laboris
The Hong Kong government has announced that restaurant staff must have at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot for the restaurant to be entitled to extended opening hour.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
Although Hong Kong's employment laws are relatively straight forward and consistent with international norms, there are a number of unique provisions which companies employing workers in Hong Kong...
One of the trends we are seeing increasingly in the Channel Islands is senior employees moving to join competitors, and employers therefore looking to rely on and enforce restrictive covenants.
lus Laboris
In a recent opinion, the Luxembourg Economic and Social Council has recommended adding a right for employees to disconnect into the Labour Code.
CSB Group
June 2021 marks 3 years since a new HR team was introduced at CSB Group.
WH Partners
Davinia Cutajar, Partner at WH Partners, speaks about key clauses to consider when drawing an employment contract for C-Level managers.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Department of Labor and Employment of the Philippines has announced that employers seeking to employ foreign national employees will be required to follow new policies under the Alien Employment Permit (AEP) program...
Hassan Elhais
The Federal Law No 8, for 1980, on ‘Regulation of Labour Relations' commonly referred to as the ‘UAE Labour law', states certain specific grounds upon which an employee can be terminated...
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