occupational health and safety
Newsletter January, 2021
- The tripartite dialogue concluded with 23 consensual agreements on various matters
- It triggered the discussion and finalisation of the implementing regulation on telework
Newsletter December, 2020
- The European Union and the UK were able to conclude a trade and cooperation agreement to regulate their future relationship
- This agreement will have important repercussions on employment law. It has also consequences on the social security regimes and bilateral agreements
- Focus on the role of private employment services and the private sector facing the trends of the “future of work”.
- Proposals to ensure that the social impact of these trends meets innovation.
Newsletter November, 2020
- On 26 November 2020, French social partners concluded a national interprofessional agreement on telework, that provides a framework clarifying the rules and modalities of remote working.
- The text encourages social dialogue at the company and sectoral levels.
- Changes to the labour codes aim at promoting harmonious industrial relations, higher productivity and employment creation, and increase the workers coverage by social security.
- They also aspire to facilitate businesses in terms of licensing and permit requirements.
- Regulation No. 035/2018 (Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-035-STPS-2018) on psychosocial risk factors at work was adopted in 2018, but it entered into force on a two-step phase and became fully applicable on 23 October 2020.
- Covid-19 in Honduras was characterized by high levels of collaboration within the employers’ community.
- COHEP members together advocated for the reopening of businesses and successfully presented possible practical solutions, including safety protocols, gradual reopening, shifts, etc.
- The article “a position paper on remote work local country regulation” provides a very clear and straightforward analysis of what must be taken into account when revising or drafting a legislation or regulation on remote work.