The Volkswagen de México company, located in Puebla, is close to complying with the wage criteria established in the United States-Mexico-Canada trade Agreement (USMCA). The legal representative of the Volkswagen Independent Union of Automotive Industry Workers (Sitiavw), Arturo Blázquez Guevara, acknowledged that during the course of this year’s negotiations with the employer to reach a […]
On 22 July, President Andres Manuel López Obrador announced and amendment to the Social Security Law and the Retirement Fund System Law with the aim of strengthening the employee’s retirement plans.
This, after a session in which close to 80 employees were to decide whether they would continue their affiliation to the union belonging to the Confederation of Mexican Workers (CTM) or switch to the Mining Union. Cement plant workers vote to continue with their Union’s collective bargaining agreement HERMOSILLO, Sonora.- Workers of the Holcim plant […]
Experienced practitioners from Australia, China, India, Japan, and Singapore will share their perspectives on key issues facing multinational employers required to make organizational changes in light of COVID-19:
- COVID-related laws, regulations and programs which affect or alter the normal restructuring legal scheme
- Limitations or special provisions affecting economic dismissals
- Wage subsidies, salary reduction measures, work-sharing or other programs to avoid job loss
- Actual COVID restructuring experiences country-by-country
- Major restructuring events — what sectors, how large, what types of employees
- Major challenges legally as well as in public relations, governmental/political affairs, and labor relations
- Lessons learned and best practices
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- Thomas Choo (Clyde & Co Clasis in Singapore)
- Michael Harmers (Harmers Workplace Lawyers in Australia)
- Sowmya Kumar (Induslaw in India)
- Tatsuo Yamashima (Atsumi & Sakai in Japan)
- Carol Zhu (Zhong Lun in China)
- Moderator: John Sander (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Date and time:
September 22, 2020 12:00 am - 9:00 am (UTC)
Isaías González Cuevas, leader of the CROC [Revolutionary Confederation of Workers and Peasants], stated that they are working jointly with several union organizations to present a proposal that contributes to improving the pensions of the majority of workers, who do not have special retirement schemes. While pensions are at stake for some workers, others enjoy […]
Children, grandchildren or nephews/nieces of Volkswagen unionized workers that retire will be able to inherit their positions starting this year. The leader of the Volkswagen Independent Union of Automotive Industry Workers (SITIAVW), José Juan Hernández López, confirmed in a press conference that this was one of the agreements reached on Tuesday with the German assembler. […]
The current scenario has changed and retail companies are experiencing constant changes thanks to phenomena such as process automation, the impact of digitization and constant changes of employees. The role of technology and the values of new generations have transformed customer habits. E-commerce has grown in recent years and simultaneously investment in digital marketing and […]
Date: 30 July 2020
• 11 a.m. México, Colombia y Perú
• 12 p.m. Chile y EE.UU.
• 1 p.m. Argentina
We would like to invite you to our exclusive L&E Global Webinar in Spanish “Teleworking in Latin America and the United States: best practices and regulation!” on labour standards and key experiences that countries and companies in Latin America and the USA have developed to effectively manage Virtual Work. Key information to help you make the workplace sustainable.
In this spanish-speaking webinar, experts from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and the US will discuss and answer questions about the main aspects of regulation and management of teleworking, with key elements such as:
- What are the main labour implications of virtual work in Latin America and the US?
- What labour risks can companies face in this virtual modality of work?
- What successful practices are taking place in Latin America and the US to boost the productivity and motivation of people in virtual work?
- What elements are key to define internal protocols and policies in order to regulate virtual work?
This webinar will have a duration of 1 hour and is free of charge. You can register for the webinar via the specific registration button and feel free to forward the invitation to any of your colleagues.
- Argentina: Nicolas Grandi (Socio en Allende & Brea)
- Chile: Bárbara Zlatar (Asociada Senior en Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos)
- Colombia: Angélica Carrion (Socia en López & Asociados)
- México: Jimena Sánchez Argoytia (Asociada en De la Vega & Martínez Rojas)
- Perú: Cesar Puntriano (Socio en Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados)
- USA: Pedro Torres-Díaz (Principal, Puerto Rico y Miami, para Jackson Lewis P.C)
- Moderador: Blanya Correal, Experta latinoamericana en Transformación Organizacional y Relaciones Laborales.
Date and time:
July 30, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (-03)
On July 1, the USMCA and Annexes 31 A and 31 B signed with the United States and Canada, respectively, will enter into force. The goal of these annexes is to establish the mechanisms to guarantee compliance with the labour obligations established in Annex 23 A of the USMCA, specifically the right to unionize and effective collective bargaining.
Date: Tuesday 9 June 2020
6 p.m. CET / noon Eastern Time
The webinar examines the legal challenges and best practices for returning a retail business global workforce to work. This includes providing a safe, productive and non-discriminatory workplace in the unique context of the retail operation. This program will address issues facing local businesses as well as those facing international businesses with operations, focusing on and comparing the different legal issues impacting retail workplaces in the U.S. and Europe.
• Olivier Kress (Flichy Grangé Avocats in France)
• Rich Landau (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Moderator: Jane Gooding (Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti in Canada)
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Date and time:
June 9, 2020 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (CEST)