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. […]
Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, employees still have the right to take their annual holidays. However, the corona crisis makes the execution of this right more difficult than in previous years. This article looks at the issue regarding the location of the holiday destination, if the employee intends to go on vacation […]
NOW 2.0 entered into force on June 26, 2020. Applications can be made in the period from July 6, 2020 to August 31, 2020. In this news item, we discuss the main elements in outline. Sales decline An employer with a turnover loss of at least 20% can request a compensation for wage costs for […]
The Commission has launched a consultation process on the issue of the competition rules standing in the way of the possibility to engage in collective bargaining for certain self-employed workers, such as platform workers, in the On-Demand Economy, who could use this instrument to improve their working conditions.
The current scenario has changed and retail companies are experiencing constant changes thanks to phenomena such as process automation, the impact of digitization and constant changes of employees. The role of technology and the values of new generations have transformed customer habits. E-commerce has grown in recent years and simultaneously investment in digital marketing and […]