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
In its first substantive guidance on independent contractors, the Trump Administration has targeted misclassification in the healthcare industry. The Department of Labor (DOL) issued Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2018-4 (“Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver”) on July 13, 2018, to provide guidance to Wage and Hour Division (WHD) field staff on determining whether home care, nurse, or caregiver registries are employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A registry is an entity that matches people who need caregiver services with caregivers who can provide those services
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
New indexation of wages, salaries and pensions as of 1st August 2018.
The General Office of the Central Committee of the CCP and the State Council decided that the Social Insurance Contribution will start to be collected by the Tax Authorities
In Carillion Services Inc. and LIUNA, Local 183 (Williams), an arbitrator concludes that new Personal Emergency Leave entitlements under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) are distinct and in addition to an employee’s floater days under a collective agreement. This decision further clarifies the interaction between personal emergency leave under the ESA and other paid leaves provided by an employer