Mondaq Offshore: Employment and HR
Harneys
The Government of the British Virgin Islands has recently enacted legislation setting a minimum compulsory retirement age for employment law purposes, subject to certain exceptions. This is the first such measure in the Territory's history.
Solomon Harris
The related Normal Age of Pension Entitlement Option Order will come into effect as of 1 January 2017.
Ogier
The following is a review of the National Pensions (Amendment) Law, 2016 (the Law) which amends the National Pensions Law (2012 Revision).
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN
On 14 March 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered two preliminary rulings concerning the interpretation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation ("Directive") by which it clarifies the power of employers to ban religious symbols in the workplace.
GVZH Advocates
On the 6th April 2017, in the case C-336/15, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") provided an interpretation of article 3 of the Transfers of Undertakings Directive 2001/23/EC...
GANADO Advocates
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published a new set of Q&As on (i) EU Regulation 2015/2450 covering the templates to submit information to the supervisory authorities and (ii) Regulation No 2015/2452 with regard to the procedures, formats and templates of the Solvency and Financial Condition Report
Fiduciary Group
The Government of Gibraltar have published new pension regulations that will take immediate effect.
Mayer Brown JSM
Under section 42 of Hong Kong's LTO, if any person engages in threatening or insulting behaviour or wilfully interrupts a hearing before the Labour Tribunal, the presiding officer may summarily sentence that person...
Mayer Brown JSM
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the "Bill") was gazetted on 5 May 2017.
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Simcocks
In an interesting case (First Personnel Services Limited v Halfords Limited) decided at the end of 2016, a client terminated the services of a recruitment agency with which it had dealt over many years...
DQ Advocates
Obese, depressed and diabetic employees: are they disabled? Obesity, depression and diabetes are not conditions that ordinarily give rise to a view that the persons suffering are disabled.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen Starting Point Guides are intended as a general introduction and guide to different aspects of Jersey law.
Carey Olsen
The aim of this Starting Point Guide is to raise management awareness of the issues surrounding disciplinary issues; and to ensure that managers are provided with practical and easily understood tools to be able to manage disciplinary issues within their teams.
Carey Olsen
New minimum wage rates came into force in Jersey on 1 April 2017.
GVZH Advocates
As stated by the European Court of Justice ("ECJ"), the right of employees to paid annual leave is a "particularly important principle of the European Union social law" which cannot be derogated...
GANADO Advocates
The UK's controversial introduction of a 25% tax charge on the transfers from UK pensions to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes has found backing from the Malta Association of Retirement Scheme Practitioners.
Clyde & Co
Following the publication of Resolution No.6 of 2017, employers or sponsors of dependants and domestic workers have been given until 31 March 2017 to comply with Dubai Law No. 11 of 2013 (the Dubai Health Insurance Law).
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Court of Appeal has dismissed the Appellant's appeal in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016] DIFC CA 006, a decision which could have significant implications for DIFC employers.
DQ Advocates
A leading Isle of Man employment law specialist has launched the first product of its kind to train Isle of Man workers in equality legislation.
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Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen Starting Point Guides are intended as a general introduction and guide to different aspects of Jersey law.
Ogier
The following is a review of the National Pensions (Amendment) Law, 2016 (the Law) which amends the National Pensions Law (2012 Revision).
Mayer Brown JSM
Under section 42 of Hong Kong's LTO, if any person engages in threatening or insulting behaviour or wilfully interrupts a hearing before the Labour Tribunal, the presiding officer may summarily sentence that person...
Mayer Brown JSM
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the "Bill") was gazetted on 5 May 2017.
Carey Olsen
The aim of this Starting Point Guide is to raise management awareness of the issues surrounding disciplinary issues; and to ensure that managers are provided with practical and easily understood tools to be able to manage disciplinary issues within their teams.
FABREGA, MOLINO & MULINO
Regulated by means of Act No. 41 of 2004, Panama suscribed a special regime to Panama-Pacifico area.
GVZH Advocates
As stated by the European Court of Justice ("ECJ"), the right of employees to paid annual leave is a "particularly important principle of the European Union social law" which cannot be derogated...
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN
On 14 March 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered two preliminary rulings concerning the interpretation of Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation ("Directive") by which it clarifies the power of employers to ban religious symbols in the workplace.
Carey Olsen
New minimum wage rates came into force in Jersey on 1 April 2017.
Harneys
The Government of the British Virgin Islands has recently enacted legislation setting a minimum compulsory retirement age for employment law purposes, subject to certain exceptions. This is the first such measure in the Territory's history.
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