When does the “dies a quo” begin in order to calculate the term of the dismissal action, in case the company notifies the dismissal letter via burofax.
In the Schrems II decision (C-311/18) of July 2020, the CJEU invalidates Commission Decision 2016/1250 on the adequacy of the protection provided by the “EU-US Data Protection Shield”. This means that personal data cannot be transferred quasi automatically to the US any longer, as the US does not provide an adequate level of data protection (which was the case according the Commission). This decision can have important implications for Multinational Enterprises when they, e.g. want to transfer employee data to their seats in the US.
The National Development Plan 2018-2022, “Pact for Colombia, Pact for Equity”, created the Social Protection Floor (SPF) for those employees and independent contractors that, working under part-time contracts, earn less than a monthly minimum wage; however, regulation on the matter was needed for being applicable. Therefore, through Decree 1174 the national government regulated the access conditions to the SPF, as well as other matters.
The Shanghai People’s High Court ruled that employee’s failure to provide the employer with sick leave certificates from hospital during medical treatment period consititued as serious violation of labor discipline and it was legal for the employer to terminate the employment relationship on such basis.
The Federal Court of Australia has found that the right to take a short drink or toilet break outside of scheduled breaks is a “workplace right”, and that a McDonalds franchise (through its general manager) coercively and recklessly misrepresented this right over a Facebook post was in contravention of national workplace legislation.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission releases the trial guideline with standards which aims to regulate the implementation of stock incentive and employee stock ownership plans by unlisted public companies in China.
Financial incentive measures – non-refundable aids for standard (approximate) amounts between € 1,755 and € 5,265 were approved to stimulate new employment amongst unemployed active people registered at the Portuguese employment and professional training agency (Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional)
The Volkswagen de México company, located in Puebla, is close to complying with the wage criteria established in the United States-Mexico-Canada trade Agreement (USMCA). The legal representative of the Volkswagen Independent Union of Automotive Industry Workers (Sitiavw), Arturo Blázquez Guevara, acknowledged that during the course of this year’s negotiations with the employer to reach a […]
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) changes to its interpretation of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act will affect the hiring practices and affirmative action obligations of the financial institutions it regulates.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against an employee or a job applicant based on membership in protected classes. The agency has the authority to investigate charges of discrimination against employers, including manufacturers, who are covered by the law. Most employers with at least 15 employees are covered (20 employees in age discrimination cases).