Discussing the possibilities of employee dismissals following the government schemes issued in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority ("EIOPA") has issued a statement on principles to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on the occupational pensions sector.
Like most offshore jurisdictions, the legal community in Guernsey is tightly knit, but traditionally very cautious when it comes to managing its reputation to the outside world...
A case in the US courts involving the former CEO of McDonald's may appear to have very little to offer in the way of lessons for regulated financial services businesses in the Channel Islands.
Many employers in Hong Kong have had to implement work-from-home (WFH) arrangements for their employees.
The Hong Kong Government announced last week that The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 ("Ordinance") – passed by the Legislative Council on 9 July 2020 – will come into operation...
In a year where COVID-19 has restricted travel, many employers may find themselves with employees that have a substantial amount of accrued but untaken annual leave.
In this Court of Appeal case of Xu Yi Jun v GF Capital (Hong Kong) Limited (CACV 502 & 577 / 2019), the Court considered whether an employer can withhold a bonus payment after the payment due date for reasons of ...
This article provides guidance for employers.
It is not unusual for employees within a group of companies to be employed by one company within the group to perform work at or for other group companies.
The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the 2020 Ordinance), which increases the statutory maternity leave under the Employment Ordinance to 14 weeks, will come into effect on 11 December 2020.
The COVID-19 disease is regularly forcing changes on the world. One of them is likely to be the wish by an employer to be able to ensure that its employees are free of the disease.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
As announced by the Ministry of Finance in a statement dated 24 June 2020, Luxembourg and France finally formalised their agreement on the taxation of cross border workers by signing an agreement on 16 July 2020 ...
Following the issue of a consultation document on the proposed amendments to the Retirement Pensions Act and on the amendments to the Pension Rules...
The term Notice Period implies the time period between the receipt of resignation/ termination from employment and the last working day.
As COVID-19 related restrictive measures are being lifted and employees start returning to work from the office premises, employers may be considering introducing certain COVID-19 related measures...
The Maltese Government has recently issued the ‘Posting of Workers in Malta (Amendment) Regulations, 2020' which is scheduled to come into force on the 30th of July 2020.
Mamo TCV Advocates
In a judgment delivered on the 30th September 2020, the Court of Appeal confirmed a decision of the Industrial Tribunal which had found that the relationship between the applicant and the defendant company was not one of employment.
United Arab Emirates
In the UAE (considering all free zones in the UAE other than the DIFC and ADGM), private businesses are required to follow UAE Federal Law No. 8 of 1980...
The reader claims he lost time and money waiting for the company to provide a joining date