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Newsletter April, 2021

International migration and innovative start-ups: the IOE-Seedstars Migration challenge

April, 2021
  • At the end of the GFMD 2021 Summit, the winner of the IOE-Seedstars Migration challenge was proclaimed: it is the tech start-up DignifAI, providing concrete support to the employment of migrant population in the Colombian-Venezuelan and Brazilian-Venezuelan borders.
  • A new migration challenge for 2022 was just launched
Newsletter March, 2021

International migration: a roundup of the Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit

March, 2021
  • The GFMD 2021 Summit dealt with the topic of “The future of human mobility: innovative partnerships for sustainable development”
  • The representative of employers, the Business Advisory Group on Migration, presented a series of six recommendations, including enhanced public-private cooperation, improved legal pathways for employment and better leveraging of technology
Newsletter January, 2021

Apple adjusts its executives’ bonuses to social, environmental, governance performance

January, 2021

Mexico regulates telework

January, 2021
  • On 9 December 2020, the Mexican Senate approved a reform to the Federal Labour Law to regulate telework.
  • The law establishes the voluntary nature of this form of work and the need to define it in writing
Newsletter October, 2020

Spain adopted a new legislation on remote working

October, 2020
  • The legislation on remote working was finalised and adopted by Royal Decree-Law 28/2020 on 22 September 2020.
  • While at the outset the Government did not involve the social partners in the development of the draft text, trade unions and employers’ organisations were finally able to negotiate and agree on the main elements of the law.
Newsletter May, 2020

Chile Modified the Labour Code to Include Provisions on Telework (Law N. 21.220)

May, 2020
  • Chile passed a law on telework that allows for flexibility in the way work is organised, but it needs to be formalised into an agreement.
  • The law is among the measures to limit the Covid-19 pandemic.

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