La sexta Comisión Nacional para la Participación de los Trabajadores en las Utilidades de las Empresas, vuelve a fijar el mismo porcentaje del 10% para la PTU. Desde el 4 de marzo de 1985, en que la tercera Comisión fijó el porcentaje en un 10% para la participación de los trabajadores en las utilidades de […]
Se presentó la iniciativa de reforma para la subcontratación el 13 de octubre, los cambios más importantes: En el artículo 15 A se agrega que se puede contratar cualquier trabajo licito, que los trabajadores pueden tener subordinación directa con el contratista o con el contratante o beneficiario, con lo cual confunde la subcontratación con la […]
As President-elect Joe Biden selects members of his Cabinet and prepares for his transition into the presidency, he and a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives may pursue a number of significant pieces of federal workplace legislation. Many of these employment law measures successfully passed the House in 2019 and 2020. Moreover, as with […]
Bottom Line In cases involving sexual activity between two co-workers, it can be difficult to determine whether a participant is truly consenting or merely acquiescing to the relationship. As the #MeToo movement has revealed, the line between consent and acquiescence becomes even more blurred when there is a significant power imbalance between the participants to […]
A £95,000 cap on the pre-tax total value of exit payments in the public sector will come into force on 4 November 2020. This will have significant implications for public sector organisations, particularly those planning or going through restructuring at the moment. Organisations that must apply the cap need to start planning for this change […]
The French Supreme Court has ruled that an employer who provided employees with timekeeping software implicitly accepts their performance of overtime. The court considered that the employer was thus informed of the hours worked, regardless of the absence of prior authorization from the employer for the performance of these overtime hours.
The French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) considered that the right to evidence can justify that elements extracted from an employee’s private Facebook account be produced in court, provided that such production is indispensable to the exercise of the right of evidence and that the infringement is proportionate to the goal pursued.
Law No. 21,275 requires the adoption of measures to facilitate the labour inclusion of employees with disabilities. The following is a summary of the main guidelines of these regulations (the Law), published on 21 October 2020 in the Official Gazette. Objective The Law amends the Labour Code, incorporating the new article 157 quater, in order […]
On 6 October 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on ERISA’s preemptive effect on a state law regulating pharmacy benefit managers’ (PBMs) generic drug reimbursement rates in Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (No. 18-540). The case considers regulation of PBMs under Arkansas law, but because a majority of states have enacted similar laws, the decision in Rutledge will extend beyond Arkansas