The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled that is was a reasonable adjustment for an employer to undertake to give an employee a redundancy severance package if her request to not work with certain colleagues was unworkable.
Senate Republicans have introduced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act, a nearly one-trillion-dollar stimulus package comprised of a package of bills that includes the Continuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act (HEALS PPP). If enacted, the HEALS PPP will (among other things) greatly expand the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) […]
The “Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the Interests of American Workers” Executive Order directs federal departments and agencies to conduct audits of federal contracts awarded in Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 to determine if U.S. job opportunities or the economy have been adversely affected by the use of temporary foreign workers in the U.S. or abroad.
On August 8, 2020, President Donald Trump issued the Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster (Executive Order).
The UAE government has advised that a special approval for residents returning to the UAE is no longer needed.
The Supreme Court declares that the enjoyment of marriage leave must begin on the first working day following the bank holiday on which the event occurred, since it recognizes the right to be absent from work being entitled to remuneration.
Usually recordings can be used in civil court cases only if both parties are aware that the conversation is being recorded and agree to it. During a recent meeting held by the National Institute of Magistrates, specialized employment judges decided that in employment related cases recordings of conversations between employees and employers (or employers representatives) can exceptionally be used as prove.
On 24 June the so called 4.0 Anti-Crisis Act came into force. The act is another tool aimed at improving the situation of entrepreneurs affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The act introduces many changes, including the regulations on taking holiday leave.
On 22 July, President Andres Manuel López Obrador announced and amendment to the Social Security Law and the Retirement Fund System Law with the aim of strengthening the employee’s retirement plans.
Short time work allows for the state subsidized reduction of working hours for a limited period in time. This raises the question of its effects on the employees’ annual leave entitlement.