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La Rupture Conventionnelle Collective

by Cohen & Gresser LLP on

L’ordonnance nº 2017- 1387 du 22 septembre 2017 introduit la « rupture conventionnelle collective » dans le Code du travail qui entrera en vigueur dès la publication des décrets d’application, et au plus tard le 1er janvier...more

Bill 148 is Now the Law in Ontario, Canada

by Littler on

Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which significantly amends Ontario labour and employment law, has received Royal Assent and is now law....more

Subsidies and Overcapacity: Recent Developments at the G20 and the WTO

by Dentons on

Overcapacity occurs when industrial capacity exceeds production levels, so that the supply of the good in question exceeds its demand. By lowering incentives for research and development, high levels of unutilized capacity...more

French Employment Law Reforms Awaited Under Macron’s Presidency

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: French Employers should brace themselves for changes in the employment and labour law arena. However at this stage nothing is set in stone, and any reforms may be slow in coming. As France does not have...more

Macron: The Winding Road to Labour Reforms

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

On 14 May 2017, French President-elect Emmanuel Macron with a strong 66% majority officially started his five year mandate. His first duty was to appoint a Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, a Conservative, who will now form a...more

Employees in France’s “Right to Disconnect”

by Bryan Cave on

The “right to disconnect” from digital devices was first introduced in 2014 by the Syntec collective labor applicable to IT companies for employees subject to a working time scheme counting their working time in days rather...more

Subway operators fighting decision to staff trains with only one operator, claiming unsafe

by Dentons on

Three Toronto subway operators engaged in a work refusal after the Toronto Transit Commission decided to staff subway trains with only one operator (instead of two). Their union is now fighting a Ministry of Labour...more

Employer’s Safety Concerns Were Not Sufficient to Avoid its Obligations Under its Collective Agreement

by Dentons on

An Employer was required to revert to a previous shift schedule in accordance with its obligations under the collective agreement, notwithstanding its claim that the previous shift schedule was less safe....more

Loi Travail : les nouvelles règles en matière de durée des accords collectifs

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Since August 10, 2016, the rules concerning the duration of collective agreements are changed. Previously, collective agreements in principle were permanent. An express clause could, however, provide a fixed term of up...more

Loi Travail : plus d’heures de délégation pour les délégués syndicaux

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Since August 10, 2016, the delegation of hours granted to union representatives increased 20%. Each Steward now enjoys (Labour, Article L. 2143-13, as amended..)...more

Employer breached OHSA, collective agreement by sharing employee’s medical information with another employer

by Dentons on

An arbitrator has decided that an operator of a long term care facility violated both the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the collective agreement by sharing an employee’s medical information with another employer,...more

Franchise & Distribution News, Number 2

by Dickinson Wright on

Ontario Passes New Legislation Governing Tips and Gratuities - Ontario restaurants, bars and other businesses with employees who receive some of their pay through tips and gratuities will face new laws governing how...more

Germany: New Legislation Adjusts Temporary Employment and Contracts for Work and Labour

by Littler on

On 16 November 2015, Germany's Federal Minister of Labour introduced draft legislation to reform temporary employment and contracts for work and labour.  The planned modifications intend to focus on the core function of...more

Gesetzentwurf sieht Höchstüberlassungsdauer von 18 Monaten für Leiharbeitnehmer vor

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Der Gesetzesentwurf, der heute der deutschen Presseagentur präsentiert wurde, ist noch nicht veröffentlicht. Nach übereinstimmenden Pressemeldungen sieht der Entwurf von Bundessozialministerin Andrea Nahles vor, dass für...more

White & Case ECB News – Issue 1, 2015

by White & Case LLP on

How global events shape local labour laws - Giving employers the better deal? The global economic crisis squeezed corporate profits, reduced demand for goods and services and shrank workforces. Now, new labour laws...more

Guide To Doing Business in New Zealand: Employment Laws (Updated)

EMPLOYMENT LAWS - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT - Terms and conditions of work performed by employees in New Zealand are governed by: • Legislation governing employment terms and working conditions,...more

Brazil: Amid Great Recession, Government Issues Executive Order to Stave Off Unemployment and Reduce Labor Costs

by Littler on

On July 6, 2015, the Brazilian government issued an Executive Order (MP 680/15 and Decree 8.479/15) called Program to Protect the Employment (“PPE”) to slow down the rise of unemployment and the deepening of the recession. ...more

Labour arbitrator agrees to hear harassment-retaliation grievance under OHSA

by Dentons on

Although a temporary employee had no termination protection under the collective agreement, he did have the right to advance a reprisal / retaliation claim under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, a labour arbitrator has...more

Employer permitted to use “cumbersome” two-page sick leave medical form implemented after STD costs increase, arbitrator rules

by Dentons on

An employer’s introduction of a new two-page sick leave medical form did not violate the collective agreement, a labour arbitrator has held. The employer introduced the form in response to the increasing costs of...more

Guide To Doing Business in Australia: Employment and Industrial Laws (Updated)

EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRIAL LAWS - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT - Employment relationships in Australia are regulated at a number of levels and by a range of statutory and quasi-statutory instruments. Which...more

From Hiring to Firing: A Basic Guide To The Japanese Employment Law Life Cycle

by DLA Piper on

Hiring: As a general rule, employers in Japan can freely determine the person they would like to hire as an employee, provided that discrimination on the basis of certain protected categories is not permitted. Employees...more

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