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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has today handed down judgment in the closely observed holiday pay appeals in Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Wood and others; and Amec Group Ltd v Law and others (the...more
Kate Hodgkiss, Partner in the Edinburgh office, comments: The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has today handed down judgment in a case which could mean that employers face huge liabilities for claims for holiday pay. The...more
On April 28, 2014, a Massachusetts federal court granted dismissal of a proposed class action alleging that Raytheon violated Kuwaiti law by failing to pay overtime to employees working in Kuwait on federal defense contracts....more
UK Employment Appeal Tribunal issues decision that will require employers to collectively consult on all redundancies of 20 or more employees over a 90-day period.
The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Belgium
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Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- What did the Hostess Brands Inc. labor unions and management know about the company's imminent failure and when did they know it? That's the first topic for discussion on this week's Bloomberg...more
Under the previous 1981 Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 (TUPE) and the EU Acquired Rights Directive (ARD) it was not clear whether the definition of a relevant transfer caught...more
It may seem obvious to a lay person that employees should refrain from insulting their companies on social media due to the threat of termination for cause; however, there are contradictory legal principles that apply to the...more
Die Änderungen, die mit Gesetz vom 12.04.2011 in das Arbeitsvertragsgesetz vom 03.07.1978 eingefügt worden sind, beziehen sich insbesondere auf die Kündigungsfristen, die im Rahmen der Beendigung eines Arbeitsverhältnisses zu...more
In This Issue:
3. Aligning local-jurisdiction handbooks
Given that a single global employee handbook without local amendments or riders is not viable, there is just one option for a cross-border handbook approach:...more
In This Issue:
- Tip #1: Auditing Human Resources Compliance Globally
- Tip #2: Globally Aligning Collective Bargaining Strategy
Excerpt from Tip #1
Challenge: Multinationals' efforts to conduct global...more
Nachfolgend werden die neuesten Entwicklungen zur Problematik der «Scheinselbständigkeit» seit dem Gesetz vom 27. Dezember 2006 dargestellt....more
Gemäß Art. 82 § 3 Arbeitsvertragsgesetz (“Gesetz vom 3. Juli 1978 über Arbeitsverträge”) kann eine Vereinbarung zwischen dem Arbeitgeber und dem Angestellten mit einem Bruttojahresgehalt über € 30.327,- (indexierter Betrag...more
It is increasingly common for employees to spend some time working for their employer abroad. This is particularly true in Europe as one of the pillars of the Treaty of Rome is the ability of workers to move freely within...more
With employers operating, and employees working, in the global economy, knowing whether non-competition
agreements will be enforced in other jurisdictions is essential for both those seeking to enforce and those likely
The monitoring of employees’ electronic communications can be undertaken for various reasons, and is now standard practice among most, if not all, employers. However, when undertaking such monitoring, employers must ensure...more
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