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Bermuda
Carey Olsen
On 27 November 2020 the Bermuda government announced sweeping amendments to the Employment Act 2000 (EA 2000). The amended legislation is currently drafted as coming into force on 1 June 2021.
Canada
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The temporary layoff period in the Canada Labour Code applicable to federally regulated employers have recently been extended.
Field LLP
On November 24, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced additional restrictions in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the province.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 9, 2020, the federal Minister of Labour announced a further extension to the permissible time period for temporary layoffs in light of the continuing impact of COVID-19...
CITO Energy Law
Just over one month into the twin crises of Covid-19 and Low Oil Prices, Alberta companies are scrambling to control costs.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
We previously reported on the proposed changes to the Employment Standards Code ("ESC") and the Labour Relations Code following the introduction of Bill 32, Restoring Balance in Alberta's Workplaces Act ("Bill 32").
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
To give federally regulated employers more time to recall employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain layoff periods under the Canada Labour Standards Regulations have (again)...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Dans le but de donner aux employeurs sous réglementation fédérale plus de temps pour rappeler les employés mis à pied en raison de la COVID-19.
Littler Mendelson
In Rutledge v. Canaan Construction Inc., 2020 ONSC 4246, Ontario's Superior Court held, rather surprisingly, that a termination provision in an employment contract that has even a remote...
China
AnJie Law Firm
加大援企稳岗力度。阶段性降低失业保险费率、工伤保险费率政策将延长至2021年4月30日。
Cyprus
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
According to section 18 of the applicable Termination of Employment Law of 1967, an employee is considered as being redundant in cases where his/her employment is terminated by the employer for one of the following reasons:
Czech Republic
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Since this spring, the Czech Republic has been struggling with the coronavirus SARS CoV-2.
European Union
Wrigleys Solicitors
The beginning of this month was a busy time for employers trying to keep up with Government announcements following the imposition of a further national lockdown.
Guernsey
Walkers
Whilst the Channel Islands have been fortunate to weather the storm of COVID comparatively well so far, we have not been immune from the economic impact suffered by other countries.
Hong Kong
Mayer Brown
A position is made redundant in Hong Kong and you have been asked how much the employer should offer the employee as an ex gratia payment.
Italy
Grimaldi Studio Legale
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Italy, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Mexico
Díaz Mirón Y Asociados, S.C.
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Mexico, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Slovakia
lus Laboris
On 1 November 2020, the Slovak Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs, and Family introduced details of an extended state aid package ‘First Aid +' to mitigate the consequences...
Switzerland
Wenger Plattner
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Pisut & Partners
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Thailand, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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