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Canada employment law: Big changes in store in Ontario

The Ontario Government has proposed legal changes to improve workers’ rights through Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017....

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Technology is disrupting work – but what do staff think?

30 Jun 2017

How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president...

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Formal proposals for EU citizen status unveiled

26 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has formally outlined her proposals to allow EU citizens to remain in the UK once the...

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FTSE 250 employers could lose more than half of their skilled workers

15 Jun 2017

More than half of non-UK skilled workers who work for FTSE 250 companies are likely to leave the UK before...

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Employers unprepared for lower migration after Brexit

12 Jun 2017

Employers are unprepared for the lower levels of migration pledged by the Government after the UK leaves the EU, a...

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Payment for leave not taken carries over, says ECJ legal advice

9 Jun 2017

If an employer does not provide a worker with paid leave, that worker’s right to it carries over until they...

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Trump’s executive order on highly skilled migrants: does it affect your business?

15 May 2017

While much of the focus in the US at the moment is on President Trump’s own hiring and firing practices,...

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Global mobility: Take a bespoke approach to employee wellbeing

3 May 2017

With global mobility increasing, research shows the need for employers to look at the individual needs of staff to ensure...

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Freedom of movement could continue for some time after Brexit

5 Apr 2017

Theresa May has hinted that free movement of EU citizens could continue during an “implementation period” after the UK has...

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Great Repeal Bill: No immediate changes to workers’ rights

30 Mar 2017

The Government has issued a White Paper detailing how it will replace EU legislation with national laws, just one day...

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Australian employment law: 10 key features

24 Mar 2017

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

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Five costly immigration changes in April 2017

22 Mar 2017

April 2017 sees another set of changes to immigration rules, including the Immigration Skills Charge and changes to minimum salary...

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HR Tech World 2017: Maersk Oil drills down on global mobility and payroll

20 Mar 2017

Making payroll globally consistent and compliant can be a challenge. How does Maersk Oil, which operates in more than 10 ...

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Ban on religious dress can be justified, says European Court

14 Mar 2017

An employer can justify a ban on religious dress that prevents a Muslim woman from wearing an Islamic headscarf (hijab)...

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Valentine’s Day: 10 potential problems with workplace romances

10 Feb 2017

Can employers have rules on personal relationships at work? Is it harassment for a worker to ask a colleague out...

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