When it comes to dismissals for operational reasons, the employer always has to examine first whether there are any vacant positions within the company that he could assign to the otherwise redundant employee. Depending on the circumstances of the case, positions filled with leased employees can qualify as vacant positions in that sense, which means that the employee leasing needs to be terminated before permanent employees can be dismissed for operational reasons
We shed a light on the latest developments in German employment law regarding COVID-19, where new financial aids shall ease the effect of the second “light” lockdown on the economy, the increase of the minimum wage and the ongoing discussion on a potential law regarding mobile work
Date: Tuesday, 1st December 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am EST
Duration: 90 Minutes
Perhaps more than any other year in history, 2020 has kept us all on our toes. For employers, this year brought the unprecedented challenge of managing business operations through a global pandemic, along with numerous significant developments in labour, employment, and human rights law. This engaging webinar will provide participants with an overview of key developments that occurred in 2020, and will offer insight into what employers can anticipate in the year ahead.
Topics covered in this webinar will include:
- Employment agreements: can employers effectively limit termination liability by way of contract?
- Incentive compensation: what might employees be entitled to receive post-termination?
- Overtime: are employers liable to pay for unauthorized overtime?
- Drugs and alcohol: how far does an employer’s duty to accommodate extend?
LSO CPD Hours: This program is eligible for up to 1.5 substantive hours.
To register, please visit: https://filion.on.ca/upcoming-seminars/seminars/2020-year-and-oh-what-year-review/
- Bonnea Channe
- Janeta Zurakowski
- Tawanda Masimbe
- Clifton Yiu
Date and time:
December 1, 2020 9:00 am - 10:30 am (EST)
Date: Thursday, 3 December 2020
Time: 10:00 AM Mexico – 11:00 AM Colombia – 1:00 PM Argentina & Brazil
Duration: 1 Hour
As Brazil adopts a major new data privacy framework with many echoes of GDPR, it reminds us that data privacy is an important issue in many countries in Latin America. In this webinar we will cover new developments in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico, with focus on some of the most current concerns for multinationals: international data transfer, diversity and inclusion surveys, and special privacy considerations related to COVID-19.
The webinar will have a duration of 1 hour and is free of charge. You can register for the webinar and feel free to forward the invitation to any of your colleagues.
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- Pablo Palazzi (Allende & Brea in Argentina)
- Gabriela Lima (TozziniFreire Advogados in Brazil)
- Alejandro Castellanos (López & Asociados in Colombia)
- Jimena Sanchez (De La Vega & Martínez Rojas in México)
- Moderator: John Sander (Jackson Lewis in the USA)
Date and time:
December 3, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (-03)
Extent of Protection To support gender equality regarding remuneration, the statutory minimum wage applies to all employees in all sectors of business and therefore, provides minimum equal payment. Additionally, the Remuneration Transparency Act provides an individual right to information on remuneration. This right is granted to all employees working in establishments with more than 200 […]
Brief Description of Employees’ and Employers’ Associations In general, the main function of trade unions is to conclude collective bargaining agreements. Trade union representatives also support employees or the works council (e.g. by giving legal advice and representing employees before the court), but do not have participation rights within a company. Employers’ associations are mostly […]
How to Terminate a Contract in Germany
Employees’ Rights in Case of a Transfer of Undertaking All of the transferor’s employees automatically transfer to the transferee, with the terms and conditions of their employment contracts and their seniority remaining intact. Prior to the transfer, each affected employee must be informed in writing about the transfer, its reasons, the background, the social and […]
Minimum Working Conditions The terms and conditions of employment (such as maximum working hours, minimum paid vacation and sick leave) are regulated by statutes, collective bargaining agreements and works council agreements. The individual employment agreement cannot deviate from these provisions to the detriment of the employee. The rights of employees who are only temporarily sent […]
Minimum Requirements The employer has a statutory obligation to provide the main contractual terms in writing to the employee no later than one month after the commencement of employment. The terms and conditions of employment are regulated mainly by statutes, collective bargaining agreements and works council agreements. As a rule, the employment contract may not […]