The Ontario Legislature recently tabled two bills proposing significant amendments to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If enacted, Bill 35 and Bill 40 would introduce new non-discrimination obligations for all provincially regulated employers
The Shenzhen Municipal Human Resources and Social Security formulated the Measures for Disclosure of Information on Labor Security Violations that Has Come into Effect as of December 1, 2018
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security Solicits Opinions from the Public for the Interim Measures for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Residents to Join the Social Insurance Scheme in Mainland China
Shanghai Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau and Shanghai Municipal Development and Reform Commission jointly released the Measures on Management of the Information in relation to Dishonesty in Social Insurance Contribution.
Effective November 1, 2018, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) will require organizations to report any breach of security safeguards to the Privacy Commissioner if the breach creates a real risk of significant harm to an individual’s privacy. The affected individuals will also have to be notified about the breach.
The National Labor Relations Board has announced that it will publish a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” in the Federal Register regarding its joint-employer standard. The proposed rule will adopt the pre-Browning-Ferris standard for determining if two or more employers are joint employers of employees
The emerging, and highly ambitious program, ‘Young Building the Future’, will be implemented starting December 1, 2018. Phase one of this project will pursue the granting of scholarships to 300 thousand young people who have been rejected by public schools and universities, or who do not have economic resources to continue their studies. Phase two consists of training 2 million 300 thousand young people for their first job opportunity as apprentices in different companies established across the country. This means that the government will pay for the training for one year. Also, each youngster will be paid 1.5 the minimum wages, monthly
A Labour Chapter is introduced, very similar to Chapter 19 of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), where the parties are obliged to apply the principles of the International Labour Organization (ILO); these are binding rules of the Treaty and mechanisms are established for their observance and compliance.
A new law that aims to improve the dynamics between civil society and the public administration ( «un État au service d’une société de confiance ») aims to put in place the right to rectify one’s mistakes vis-à-vis the administration. This allows the individual to escape financial sanctions or avoid being punished by having benefits revoked. The law provides for a control by the administration
Canada’s federal government held a broad public consultation with a view to updating the Canada Labour Code, which sets out minimum labour standards for federally regulated employers. Apart from issues pertaining to scheduling, wages and other common consultation topics, this consultation also considered whether changes to the federal rules should include the introduction of a “right to disconnect” from work e-mails and phones