Following our alert of 30 December on recent amendments to the
National Pension Scheme, there are two updates: the National
Pension Scheme (Occupational Pensions) Amendment Act 2019 (No. 2)
A number of confirmed changes to employment and immigration law in Bermuda are due to come into force in the year ahead, with further potential changes anticipated.
On August 28, 2019, the amendment to Transitory XI of the social security contribution towards Disability, Old Age and Death
The implementation of the national health insurance system, which started on 1 March 2019 initially covering only outpatient care, is expected to be fully completed by June 1, 2020.
Gauci-Maistre Xynou Legal |Assurance
The European Court of Justice ruled in the case C-631/17 SF v Inspecteur van de Belastingdienst that in cases of seafarers who maintain their residence in their Member State of origin...
On 27 December 2019, the Hong Kong Labour and Welfare Bureau published the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 (Bill).
The employer will need to grant the employee sick leave in accordance with the Employment Ordinance and/or the relevant contract of employment.
On 29 January 2020, the number of confirmed cases of the rapidly spreading coronavirus in Mainland China officially surpassed the figure seen during the 2002/2003 SARS epidemic.
Experience says taking preventative measures, remaining vigilant and preparation are key.
Dezan Shira & Associates
Minimum wages across ASEAN countries are gradually increasing to match the rise in the cost of living
The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Law Cheng Yuet-ngor announced last Tuesday, 14 January 2020 that the government intends to increase the number of Hong Kong statutory holidays from 12 to 17 days.
The Industrial Tribunal recently heard the following four cases simultaneously, (Dr. Jeremy Debono representing the absent Gordon Clark vs Dragonara Gaming Limited, ...
By Executive Decree No. 424 of December 31, 2019, the Executive Branch approved the increase in minimum hourly wage rates, according to economic activity
Morgan & Morgan
According to Panamanian law, all employees must have an employment contract with some mandatory content which cannot be replaced by a job offer.
United Arab Emirates
On 14 January 2020, the DIFC published Employment Regulations and amendments to DIFC Law No. 2 of 2019 (the "DIFC Employment Law") ...
Following a public consultation earlier this year, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has issued new Employment Regulations 2019 (the New Regulations) and new Compensation Awards and Limits Rules...
STA Law Firm
The Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) invited public comments, opinions and feedback on the draft wage code it published on its website on November 1, 2019.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai
STA Law Firm
The new ADGM Employment Regulations 2019 (Regulations 2019) have come into force on 1 January 2020. The new rules are launched after public consultation and superseded
Clyde & Co
From 1 February 2020, the DIFC Authority is replacing the existing arrangement of statutory end of service gratuity, payable on termination of employment