After seven years of discussion, the Congress of Costa Rica has finally approved that country's Labor Procedure Reform.
Cyprus employment law is a mixture of statute and case law.
With the number of redundancies on the increase, this is a question frequently being asked by Guernsey employers.
According to Guernsey’s Employment Tribunal in a recent decision, it is tantamount to gross misconduct and a fair reason to dismiss, providing an employer adopts a fair procedure.
Last month, the Legislative Council Panel on Manpower reviewed and discussed a briefing paper submitted by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of the Labour Department.
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
On 19 March 2013, the Legislative Council Panel on Manpower reviewed and discussed a briefing paper submitted by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of the Labour Department in November 2011.
The question of employment status is a vexed area of the law; it is often far from easy to accurately determine the employment status of an individual.
In the recent case of Edward Miles v Jet Centre Limited t/a The Private Jet Company, the Isle of Man Employment Tribunal had to consider whether an employer could recover the costs of training an employee who was subsequently dismissed (fairly) from his employment.
A discussion on who requires a work permit in the Isle of Man.
The long awaited Control of Housing and Work Law 2012 is due to come into force on 1 July 2013 replacing the Housing (Jersey) Law 1949, the Regulation of Undertaking & Development (Jersey) Law 1973 and the Hawkers and Non-Resident Traders (Jersey) Law 1965.
With the long-running saga between Unite and CT Plus set to continue for the time-being, there are more and more calls upon both Guernsey and Jersey States' Ministers to give the matter serious thought going forwards.
You may have seen the recent local media coverage relating to the Report produced by Darren Newman.
It is widely understood that an employment contract, unless otherwise agreed, cannot be immediately terminated simply because an employer or employee has had a change of heart or perhaps a sudden desire to pack their life into a rucksack and travel the world.
The UK government has been busy drafting new proposals for developing the hotly debated topic of parental leave following the results of last year's public consultation: "Modern Workplaces".
Jersey’s draft anti-discrimination law for race allows the Tribunal to make a maximum award of £10,000 if the complaint is upheld or proven; this is for financial loss.
A draft law reforming social dialogue was presented to the Luxembourg Parliament on February 25, 2013.
European Works Council Directive 2009/38/EC implemented in Luxembourg: rights of workers to information and consultation within transnational companies strenghtened.
A discussion on occupational injuries and the Maltese legal system.
Throughout March and April 2013, the KSA Ministry of Labour launched a series of surprise labour inspections designed to root out unlawful working in the Kingdom.