In furtherance of a practice reinstituted earlier this year, on August 28, 2018 the DOL’s Wage Hour Division (WHD) issued four new opinion letters covering FLSA topics. “Opinion letters help provide greater clarity for American job creators and employees,” commented Acting Wage and Hour Division Administrator Bryan Jarrett, and “show the ongoing efforts of the Department to provide the tools employers need to comply with the law and protect workers.”
The new law has been approved and is awaiting publication in the Gazette.
This law introduces the ability of expatriates to apply for permanent residency in Qatar.
The federal Cannabis Act, which received Royal Assent on June 21, 2018, makes recreational cannabis legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. This article provides a short summary of what employers need to know to prepare for this new legislative change.
Employers who are looking to hire foreign (non-EEA) workers, will soon be able to apply for a single permit instead of two (residence and work permit in one). However, finding the correct legal sources might become difficult thanks to the transfer of competences to the Regions.
The government has published a technical notice on workplace rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Draft legislation has been published to implement a package of corporate governance reforms aimed at increasing boardroom accountability
The law seeks to support individuals with disabilities in the workplace, and in particular those working for certain government and private sector organisations, by introducing a legislative framework in which such organisations are required to adhere to, with respect to their recruitment and employment practices
The Government has issued a Decision regulating new rules for EU/EEA based companies that provide job placement services for Romanian employees looking for employment abroad, similar to the ones imposed on Romanian agents that provide job placement services
New law, pertaining to an employer’s ability to prevent a foreign national employee from exiting the country, removes the requirement for employees to obtain a no objection certificate (NOC) from their employer in order to exit the country