In Manthadi v ASCO Manufacturing, the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified how a sale of business affects the assessment of common law reasonable notice when an employee is dismissed by a successor employer. In particular, the Court confirmed that in the context of an asset transaction, an employee’s length of service with the predecessor and successor employers should not simply be added together for the purposes of calculating reasonable notice. Rather, the Court reiterated its earlier pronouncement that an employee’s service with a predecessor employer should be captured in the Bardal analysis by assigning appropriate weight to the employee’s experience from which the successor employer benefited.
This, after a session in which close to 80 employees were to decide whether they would continue their affiliation to the union belonging to the Confederation of Mexican Workers (CTM) or switch to the Mining Union. Cement plant workers vote to continue with their Union’s collective bargaining agreement HERMOSILLO, Sonora.- Workers of the Holcim plant […]
The social insurance center of Daxing District, Beijing Municipality, released a circular to require labor service dispatch companies and human resources service companies to report certain information of the employment contract when they register or add new members to the social insurance scheme. This new social insurance policy of Beijing Municipality may put an end to the contribution of social insurance on behalf of the employer.
Qatar has set up an electronic portal for Qatar residents to apply for an exceptional entry permit to return to Qatar.
The Colombian Constitutional Court analysed Decree 558 in their decision C-258, 2020, and declared its unconstitutionality. The Court considered it implied a clear violation to social rights and a change of purpose to resources specially created for financing pensions, which did not guarantee a financial sustainability of the system. Therefore, Decree 558 did not pass the material connection and motivation tests run by the Court.
Law no. 167/2020 introduces the legal definition of moral harassment at the workplace and new obligations and guidelines for employers that need to guarantee a harassment free environment for their employees.
Isaías González Cuevas, leader of the CROC [Revolutionary Confederation of Workers and Peasants], stated that they are working jointly with several union organizations to present a proposal that contributes to improving the pensions of the majority of workers, who do not have special retirement schemes. While pensions are at stake for some workers, others enjoy […]
As part of the UK government’s plans to support the UK economic recovery, it announced plans to pay a Job Retention Bonus to employers who keep their furloughed employees on after the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) ends on 31 October 2020 – and further details have now been published.
The UK government has introduced new rules aimed at ensuring that statutory payments to which furloughed employees are entitled, such as redundancy or notice pay, are based on their normal pay, rather than reduced furlough pay.
Children, grandchildren or nephews/nieces of Volkswagen unionized workers that retire will be able to inherit their positions starting this year. The leader of the Volkswagen Independent Union of Automotive Industry Workers (SITIAVW), José Juan Hernández López, confirmed in a press conference that this was one of the agreements reached on Tuesday with the German assembler. […]