The new law amends some provisions of the Federal Law No. 6 of 1973 concerning entry and residence of foreign nationals in the UAE
Court ruling from the Swedish Labor Court held that an employer of a care assistant was not obligated to investigate sexual and racist harassments that the care assistant alleged that she had been a victim of by the caretaker’s partner
The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has introduced a freelancer system for Saudi nationals.
On 16 August 2017, Law No. 13 of 2017 was issued amending certain provisions of the Labour Law, Law No. 14 of 2004 and the Civil and Commercial Procedure Code, Law No. 13 of 1990. The New Law seeks to amend the course of resolving employment related disputes and introduce the newly established Labour Disputes Settlement Committee
As from 1st of January 2018 minimum remuneration for work shall be 2100 PLN gross and minimum rate for one hour of freelance work shall be no less than 13,70 PLN/h gross
The Supreme Court ruled on October 3rd, 2017 that the remuneration for freelance work performed for a parent company should be treated as remuneration resulting from contract of employment which had been concluded previously between freelancer and subsidiary company for tax and social security premium purposes
From January 1st 2018 a new Act on gender equality and discrimination will come into effect in Norway. The definition of sexual harassment is based upon more objective criteria, and employers are more restricted in which information they may gather from job seekers
On December 7, 2017, Senators Tereso Medina and Isaias Gonzalez submitted a bill for the Senate’s approval which creates the Federal Institute for Conciliation and Labor Registrations and amends several ordinances on labor justice
The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare is working on a project to create the National Agency on Health and Safety at the workplace which purpose is to strengthen the actions to prevent work hazards and protect the employees while performing their duties
The National Commission for Minimum Wages (CONASAMI) used the Independent Recovery Amount (MIR) and increased the general minimum daily wage (Mx $80.04 pesos) in Mx $5.00 pesos. Over the new amount (Mx $85.04 pesos) the 3.9% increase was anticipated, with what starting on December 1, 2017 the general minimum daily wage will be Mx $88.36 pesos. On the other hand, the professional minimum wages in force since December 1, 2017 were also increased in 3.9 %.