Newsletter April, 2021 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.
Newsletter January, 2021
- The long-standing case of Uber and others v. Aslam and others (2016) was finally settled by the UK Supreme Court that confirmed the views of the lower Courts stating Uber’s drivers status of “workers” within the UK legal system
- The Supreme Court also determined what must be considered as working time for a Uber driver
- 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 December, 2020
- The tripartite dialogue concluded with 23 consensual agreements on various matters
- It triggered the discussion and finalisation of the implementing regulation on telework
Newsletter October, 2020
- The resolution urges ILO Member States to engage in collaborative actions to identify obstacles to crew changes, and establish time-bound plans to solve this situation
- In order to facilitate the movement of workers, the resolution suggests to designate seafarers as “key workers”.
Newsletter August, 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.
- Covid-19 crisis stranded seafarers and deteriorated safety in the maritime sector.
- The joint statement acknowledged the need to change crew despite the travel restrictions and indicated ways to overcome this problem.
- To date the situation has not improved.