Before agreeing and executing a business sale involving a transfer of a business, an international publishing company (Wolters Kluwer) consulted its works council. The works council refused to deliver its opinion and issued...more
It’s back-to-school time: the French legislature has prepared a few surprises for you in labor law!
The Law of August 4, 2014 — named in reference to true equality between men and women in France — contains measures...more
The French Parliament recently enacted the law of July 31, 2014, which empowers employees to play a role before businesses embark on certain projects – similar to a works council consultation.
The law includes three...more
C’est la rentrée : le législateur vous a préparé quelques petites surprises en droit du travail !
La loi du 4 août 2014 – dénommée pour l’égalité réelle entre les femmes et les hommes – prévoit plusieurs mesures visant à...more
Welcome to the latest edition of the International Employment Law Review, presented by Dechert’s Labor and Employment Practice. In this issue, we examine the most significant employment law developments in Belgium, England...more
A new lump-sum grading scale has been introduced, by Decree n° 2013-721 of August 2, 2013, to help facilitate post-termination settlements at the conciliation hearing stage. The scale may also prove useful for out of court...more
U.S. Supreme Court Decisions -
Court Limits Definition of “Supervisor” Under Federal Anti-Discrimination Law -
In Vance v. Ball State University (June 24, 2013), in a 5-4 decision, a majority of the Supreme...more
Significant New Amendments to the Russian Labor Code -
During the first half of 2013, a number of amendments were introduced into the Russian Labor Code. These amendments relate to remote...more
Law Against the Employment of Illegal Aliens Passed -
On December 21, 2012, the Luxembourg Parliament enacted a law against the employment of individuals illegally present in Luxembourg....more
New Thresholds for Mini and Midi-Jobs are Established -
Beginning January 1, 2013 the earning thresholds for mini-jobs and midi-jobs have been raised from € 400 to € 450 for mini-jobs and from €...more
Interprofessional National Agreement and Law on Employment Security Passed -
On January 11, 2013, social partners at national level agreed to an interprofessional agreement “for a new economic and...more
Fees in Employment Tribunals -
In an effort to shift the burden of tribunal costs away from the taxpayer and to the parties using the service, the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeals Tribunal Fees Order...more
As China’s economy and role in the international markets grows, labor and employment law plays an increasingly important role in China. Indeed, in recent years, the number of labor disputes has skyrocketed and this trend is...more
Welcome to the latest edition of the International Employment Law Review, presented by Dechert’s Labor and Employment Practice. In this issue, we examine the most significant employment law developments of the year thus far...more