The Norwegian Supreme Court has ruled that the termination of a senior employee was invalid because the selection group for downsising was too narrowly set. Employers bound by similar seniority clauses/principle of seniority in collective agreements must now be careful not to set aside seniority considerations by limiting selection circles
The government has decided that a committee representing trade unions and employers’ associations shall assess the legal framework for working life. The committee shall in particular analyse the different rules on employment and how to engage labour
Date: Wednesday 12 June 5 p.m. Central European Time (11 a.m. New York time)
Identifying key wage and hour risks confronting international retailers and strategies for compliance
- The webinar will feature a panel discussion among attorneys from United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and France with deep experience representing employers confronted with class action wage and hour cases and the myriad of issues arising from the unique scheduling demands of the retail industry as they collide with the growing push to ensure through local laws that employees receive sufficient time off and compensation.
- Jonathan Dye (Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti in Canada)
- Eric R. Magnus (Jackson Lewis in USA)
- Olivier Kress (Flichy Grangé in France)
- James Major (Clyde & Co in United Kingdom)
- Moderator: Rich Landau (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Date and time:
June 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CET)
The Department of Labour and Social Affairs has proposed changes aimed at clarifying which situations should, and should not, fall within the scope of the whistle-blowing rules
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
Spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives. Our members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.
Discover the most important labour and employment rules, regulations and best practices specific to each jurisdiction, conveniently together in one place.
A large construction company lost a downsizing-case in the Supreme Court. However, both the employer- and employee-sides cannot seem to agree on the grounds for the decision
On 1 January 2019, new rules on permanent employment and hiring from temporary work agencies came into force. The new rules on permanent employment introduces a prohibition on so-called “Zero-hour”-contracts
The Supreme Court ruled that a court may not decide that an employee shall receive salary during legal proceedings without having the possibility to work.
The new Personal Data Act came into force on 20 July 2018. With this event, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is implemented in Norway