Shandong government released guidance which allows employers to be refunded with contribution for unemployment insurance if no major layoff is taken and emphasizes the role of employee representative congress in company’s layoff process
In Heller v Uber Technologies Inc, 2019 ONCA 1, the Ontario Court of Appeal found that a mandatory arbitration clause—requiring Uber drivers to arbitrate disputes in the Netherlands—was invalid and unenforceable. This decision provides lessons to employers from other jurisdictions that operate in Ontario
On January 10, 2019 the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI by its acronym in Spanish) published in the Official Gazette the new value of the Unit for Measure and Update (UMA) that will rule starting February 1, 2019, which will be $84.49 MxCy daily, $2,568.90 MxCy monthly, and $30,822.00 MxCy annually
As a response to the « yellow vests » social movement, the government passed a law on the « social and economic emergency measures » on December 24 allows companies to pay an exceptional spending power bonus that is exempt from social contributions and taxes (including income tax), up to 1000 EUR per beneficiary
The Regulations of Hebei Province on Trade Union’s Supervision on Labor Laws has come into effect by December 2018, which provides more detailed guideline for trade unions at all levels to better supervise the employer’s compliance with labor laws and regulations
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.