Newsletter September, 2020
- A Supreme Court decision pushes employers and trade unions to negotiate on the payment of wages during the lockdown
Newsletter August, 2020
- The OECD Employment Protection Legislation is a publication to be commended.
- Chapter 3 elaborates on how job protection matters for labour market and economic outcomes with a recently updated methodology and indicators.
- One key outcome: open-ended contracts have loosened, while fixed term contracts have been evenly loosened and restricted across OECD member countries.
- Chapter 3 outcomes are key for employers’ organisations and companies when advocating for policies in support of innovation, agility of the labour market, and productivity.
Newsletter July, 2020
- The law “On Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Labor Issues”, was adopted in Kazakhstan on 4 May 2020
- It had multiple repercussions on employers
- Termination of employment clauses in Ontario must be read as a whole and be overall in line with employment regulation, even if they are contained in separate provisions.
- If this regulation is adopted, employers’ liability would be limited to acts of gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
- The law would have retroactive effect from 2019 and be in force until 2024.
- Health checks with data collection are prohibited
- Health checks with no additional collection of data are allowed, but the employee can refuse them