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1.3 Million Additional Workers To Receive Overtime Pay And California Upends The Gig Economy
Significant changes announced over the past two weeks will entitle approximately 1.3 million US workers to overtime pay and severely restrict the use of independent contractors ...
United States
11 Oct 2019
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Privilege: A Reminder Of The Dangers Of Cherry Picking
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employer waived privilege in redacted parts of a draft dismissal letter setting out...
UK
19 Sep 2019
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United States Employment Update: Summer 2019
It's been a busy summer for employment law changes, and there are a number of upcoming compliance deadlines which may impact your business
United States
19 Sep 2019
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Asia Employment, Pensions And Incentives Update September 2019
•changes to the minimum wage requirements in India which starts to simplify the complex wage provisions, and guarantees minimum wage payments to all employees;
Worldwide
12 Sep 2019
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Proposed New Right To Request Workplace Modifications
The Government has published Health is everyone's business: proposals to reduce ill health-related job loss, a consultation closing on 7 October
UK
27 Aug 2019
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Court Considers Extended Scope Of Springboard Injunctions
The scope for springboard injunctions in Hong Kong has been confirmed by the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) as extending to circumstances where contractual
Hong Kong
27 Aug 2019
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Covert Recording By Employee May Not Be Gross Misconduct
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that covert recording by an employee will not always be a breach of the implied duty of trust and confidence
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Right To Privacy In Relation To Personal Emails And WhatsApp Messages
The European Court of Human Rights in Garamukanwa v United Kingdom has confirmed that the right to privacy can theoretically apply in relation to communications sent from a workplace email
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Court Of Appeal Confirms That Discrimination Because Of A Perceived Disability Is Unlawful
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that direct discrimination on grounds of perceived disability is unlawful. As the statutory definition of disability can include progressive conditions
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Court Of Appeal Rules That Employers Can Make One-Off Offer To Workers To Agree New Term Where Collective Bargaining Exhausted
It is unlawful for an employer to bypass collective bargaining by making an offer of new terms directly to individual trade union members where the main purpose of the offer is to set a term
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Court Of Appeal Confirms Voluntary Overtime To Be Included In Calculation Of Holiday Pay; Challenge To Limit On Historic Claims
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that, for the purposes of calculating holiday pay for the 4 week EU-derived entitlement under the Working Time Regulations, voluntary overtime
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Proposed Changes To Requirements For Disclosure Of Criminal Records
The Ministry of Justice has announced its intention to consult later in 2019 on changes permitting job applicants not to disclose sentences for some sentences of over 4 years
UK
23 Aug 2019
13
Plans For Single Enforcement Body For Employment Rights; Proposals On Modern Slavery Statements
The Government's consultation, Good Work Plan: establishing a new Single Enforcement Body for employment rights, seeks views by 6 October 2019 on the case for a new single enforcement body
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Consultation On Measures To Address One-Sided Flexibility
The Government has published Good Work Plan: Consultation on measures to address one-sided flexibility setting out proposals
UK
23 Aug 2019
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New Family-Friendly Rights Proposed
In July 2019 the Government published its response to a consultation on extending redundancy protections to those on family leave, but without specifying any particular timetable for doing so.
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Draft Legislation On Extension Of Off-Payroll Working Rules To Private Sector
The Finance Bill 2020 published on 11 July 2019 includes draft legislation to extend the public sector off-payroll working rules to large and medium-sized private sector companies with effect
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Further Developments Promised On ‘NDAs' And Sexual Harassment Law
The Government has confirmed that it is going ahead with its proposals to regulate confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements and employment contracts
UK
23 Aug 2019
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Asia Employment, Pensions And Incentives Update August 2019
Our update this month takes a look at the periods of how fixed term contracts are calculated in Cambodia to avoid deemed permanent employment. Read more about that here.
Worldwide
22 Aug 2019
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Asia Employment, Pensions And Incentives Update - July 31, 2019
We start with our Comparative Article this month, which compares and contrasts the rules across the region in relation to long term sick leave. More about that here.
Worldwide
8 Aug 2019
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APAC: Long Term Sick Leave
Our Asia comparative article this month compares and contrasts the rules across the region in relation to long term sick leave.
Worldwide
8 Aug 2019
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