Newsletter April, 2021
- The strategy aims at having a sustainable working life, together with safety at work and respect for laws.
- It echoes the European Pillar of Social Rights and the EU strategic framework on health and safety at work.
- The law and its implementing Regulation were strongly criticised by Argentinian social partners, mainly for the poor quality of prior consultation, that failed to take into account the input of the social partners, specially the comments introduced by the private sector.
- The main issues concern the difficulty of implementation of the clauses of reversibility, right to disconnect, employees with special care responsibilities and contracts for non-residents.
- Violation of this law entails the transfer to another type of work or, if this is not possible, the suspension from tasks or duties that involve interpersonal contacts and the risk to spread the virus.
- It introduced Flexibility in the sanctioning of infringements, among others;
- The reform lacked proper consultation with the social partners, especially on the content of the regulatory Decrees.
- Employees that get Covid-19 vaccination have a justified leave of 4 hours from work
Newsletter March, 2021
- The new legislative framework is in line with the ILO Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, as established in several trade agreements signed by Viet Nam;
- New laws and policies put greater emphasis on social dialogue at the workplace and collective bargaining.
- Mandatory vaccination policies continue to be a heavily debated topic amongst Canadian employers
- The Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) periodically updates the state of play of national reforms and the related business’ recommendations
- The plan considers topics such as labour law, social security law, trade union law, SMEs easiness of doing business, among others
- FEI advocacy plan has been successful in a series of reforms, especially on trade and investments