With the current state of COVID-19, many employees are in the midst of now returning to work and others who have been working at home are returning to the workplace.
Working as a pensions lawyer in both Jersey and Guernsey, Carey Olsen's Julie Currie is perfectly placed to provide an insight into the pensions industry in each of the islands.
The menopause affects all women at some point in their lives - and increasingly, employers are becoming aware of it's implications on their workforces and their obligations to their people.
In November 2018 the Hong Kong government gazetted the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 (the Bill) (see our Legal UpdateDiscrimination Legislation...
The COVID-19 (Screening, Assessment and Isolation) (Jersey) Regulations 2020 require anyone who arrives in Jersey and has been in an infected area within 14 days preceding their arrival...
With Guernsey moving towards Phase 5 of its exit strategy ("the Bailiwick Bubble") and Jersey moving into Level 2, ("Safely moving towards the ‘New Normal'")...
There are of course many negatives arising from the current crisis presented by COVID-19. However, there could be real benefits for businesses and their staff if we take some...
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On 4 March 2020, prior to the Maltese courts' closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Court of Magistrates decided a case wherein an employer claimed that a former employee had abandoned work...
The Occupational Health and Safety Authority Act (Chapter 424 of the Laws of Malta) establishes that it is the duty of an employer to ensure the health and safety of all persons who may be affected by the work...
The Protection of the Whistleblower Act (hereinafter ‘Act') was enacted with the aim of making it possible for employees to safely raise concerns of wrongdoing within their workplace. The Act safeguards those whistleblowers who ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the processing of health data and when such data may be processed, especially in light of the fact that employers are obliged ...
A policy is a predetermined course of action, established to provide clear guidelines to staff on how the company operates. Along the years, policies have become an essential part of well-structured...
Two financial aid measures, the Gozo Back Office Employment Refund and the Gozo Business Relocation Schemes were launched. On 1 June, two new financial aid measures, the Gozo Back Office Employment Refund Scheme and the Gozo ...
A financial aid measure, the Gozo Teleworking Scheme, has been launched, aimed at encouraging teleworking facilities to Gozitan resident employees.
The applications for the Quarantine Leave Scheme need to be submitted within 30 days from the start of the quarantine of the individual.
It goes without saying that the current situation we are living in has brought challenges on employers and employees alike.
In view of the current scenario we are facing with the COVID-19 pandemic and with the economic repercussions reverberating across the globe, some companies will need ...
In the article entitled "Planning for redundancies – A legal perspective" Dr Maria Tabone, Senior Business and Corporate Advisor looked at the minimum obligations on the part ...
We didn't need to wait for a pandemic to realise that some employers are more comfortable with the concept of remote working than others.
The claimant was employed by the defendant as its group CEO, initially under an employment contract dated 1 April 2014 and then by a contract dated 1 August 2015 under which he sued ...