New security measures to protect company's information are being tested throughout the world. With General Data Protection (GDPR), employees have a right to see where privacy and security meet. In this article, new security measures are discussed within the frame of GDPR.
In this article, in-house counsel can learn about employer/employee rights, privacy and security issues in workplaces throughout Europe and the Middle East. This resource was published by Meritas in 2018.
The Netherlands has some very specific regulations when it comes to employees and their employment rights. In this article, in-house counsel will learn about dismissal laws, salary rights, immigration issues and non-compete clauses. This resource was published by Meritas in February 2018.
In this multi-jurisdictional article, in-house counsel will learn the laws and regulations of employee non-compete agreements for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Meritas produced this resource in 2017.
In Hong Kong, employers are looking for employment guidelines that they can work within to ensure that their employees return to work safely and with support. In this article, ordinances and precautions are explained for Hong Kong employers. This resource was produced in April 2020.
In this time of crisis, it's important that employers and employees are safe and health. This article explains what the employers duties are to ensure the health and safety of their employees in Hong Kong. This resources was produced in February 2020.
During this health crisis, a majority of companies have created a work from home (WFH) process for their employees. However, some employees must work from an office due to the nature of their jobs. This factor can lead to higher exposure to illness. In this article, learn the rights of employees if they claim against their employer for infection due the Novel Coronavirus. This resource was produced in February 2020.
This cross-border checklist highlights distinctive legal, business and regulatory issues when doing a deal in Canada.
This overview discusses Hong Kong’s less regulated employment laws compared to China and other jurisdictions.
Non-profits as well as most businesses in the United States are formulating plans to reopen. In this article, in-house counsel will learn how to consider potential liability risks as their employees return to work. This article was originally published in July 2020.
New amendments from federal decrees have introduced new regulations to the Labour Law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). New measures are set to take effect in August and September of 2020.
Wage compliance is a serious matter that can involve Human Resources (HR), the board and you. In this article, learn about what to do and how to respond to these issues.
This article appears in the Australian Corporate Lawyer, Volume 30, Issue 1 - Autumn 2020
In this Sample Exit Interview Form, a United States Company is categorizing access to tools and information from the former employee.
In this Sample Trade Secret Policy, in-house counsel can review informative language about trade secrets and how to define them for potential new employees in the United States.
Understand the implications of the Brexit agreement of December 24, 2020 between the United Kingdom and the European Union.
Conducting investigations during the COVID-19 lockdown has presented some challenges. It also has taught in-house counsel some lessons about how to handle a remote investigation, which may be transferrable to the after-COVID world. Here are some key points and tips, primarily from a US perspective.
In this Slide Presentation from ACC's Annual Meeting 2020, in-house counsel can learn how Covid-19 impacts investigating certain claims in your companies. This is a partner resource to "Top Tips for Investigating and Defending Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation Claims In the COVID-19 Era (United States)" found in ACC's Resource Library.
This presentation took place virtually at ACC's Annual Meeting 2020 from October 12-16, session #712.
The purpose of this article is to highlight the key issues any international non-government organization (NGO) should consider when evaluating their international employment needs, considering expansion into a new region/jurisdiction, or in any other context where employment law may arise.
If you are reading this Top 10 article, then you are probably considering or are curious about living and working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and about international mobility. Learn more on how to secure a move of your own and enjoy a smooth transition into the UAE – the tips are relevant for international transitions in general, and can help you acclimatize to an in-house role in a numerous countries.
This sample policy provides a brief overlook of all components to consider when drafting a professional services agreement. This sample policy is developed for the perspective of an entity employing or contracting for services of an individual professional or group of professionals. The document is NOT intended as an exhaustive list. The document should be tailored to your unique situation and any specific legal questions through legal consultation.
Payroll tax issues confront every employer and compliance can be challenging. This resource lists the top 10 concerns for employers.
After the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on March 27, 2020, many employers utilized the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to obtain forgivable loans to fund certain ongoing expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. As employers that received PPP loans begin the process of reviewing the loan forgiveness application, the checklist provides guidance on quantifying the PPP loan amount subject to forgiveness.
In this Top Ten, in-house counsel will ten important points to consider when employers want to recruit people from states that are not part of the European Union (EU) or of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) to work in Switzerland.
The State of New York views withholding tax audits as a substantial revenue raiser, which is why the number of audits continues to increase every year. These audits involve complex and lengthy processes, including the review of an expansive list of documents focused on the most common areas of noncompliance.
Many states allow employees to file claims against employers alleging that the employer has created a “public nuisance” as the result of failing to maintain a safe and healthy working environment during the pandemic. The lawsuits focus not on OSHA requirements, but on guidance from the CDC and local governments, or best practices for certain industries.
Certain issues should be considered during the recruitment and onboarding of a prospective employee (“candidate”). The goal is to (1) ensure the candidate fully understands and appreciates his/ her obligations related to the candidate’s resignation, transition to the prospective employer and future work given any contractual obligations that may apply; (2) inform the prospective employer of any non-contractual risks or concerns arising out of the candidate’s activities prior to the candidate’s move to the new employer; and (3) assist the candidate and prospective employer in the transition.
This article examines the changes enacted to the National Minimum Wage, Civil Penalties, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) Inspector Powers and the Work Health and Safety Act of 2011. It provides a holistic overview of all the provisions within the Act itself and their subsequent effects.