The reformed version of the law should also be considered for existing contracts on personnel leasing.
For a business relations clause to be valid, the clause must be agreed to in writing. In a recent judgement, the High Court reconfirmed that a business relations clause can also be included in a staff handbook, provided that certain formal requirements are met.
Court ruling held that when the relieved employee is eligible for early retirement before reaching the ordinary age for retirement, the company cannot terminate the relief contract signed with the reliever employee.
The Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal against a lower court decision that results-based commission must be taken into consideration when calculating an employee’s “European” holiday pay. This is significant for employers in sectors such as retail where employees tend to receive sales-based commission.
The majority of UK workers will soon be automatically enrolled into workplace pension schemes by their employer.
The current PRC Labor Law, Labor Contract Law and other related laws and regulations as well as judicial interpretations do not prohibit specifying the remuneration information as confidential information. Therefore, the non-disclosure of remuneration information clause agreed based on both parties’ real intention shall be valid, and the employee violating such clause shall assume corresponding responsibilities.
An apprenticeship levy, requiring companies with a wage bill of over £3 million to pay a 0.5% payroll tax, has been brought into force as of 6 April 2017.
As of April 1, 2017, foreigners who intend to work in China shall apply for the new permit(s) before working in China.
President Donald Trump signed into law H.J. Resolution 37. As a result, federal contractors will not be required to report alleged labor violations to federal agencies as part of the bid process or implement measures to foster pay transparency.
Legal limitations of the causes of termination of the fixed-term contract do not prevent the provision of a clause, which implements a suspension of the contract.