Tag results for 'employment law'

One year later: Argentina’s regulation on employers’ obligation to provide nurseries and day care centres for children of their personnel

This article considers how companies in Argentina are complying with a new regulation that obliges employers to provide childcare services to their workers or, as an exception, reimburse the related expenses. It also outlines why companies committed to promoting equal opportunities for all their employees should review their market practices.

Released on Sep 21, 2023

The post-pandemic workplace in Luxembourg

The Covid-19 pandemic has profoundly reshaped Luxembourg’s labour market. The workplace has changed with the establishment of remote working, thanks to computer and communication technologies. The legal framework has had to adapt quickly to regulate this practice and respond to changes in workers’ attitudes demanding flexibility and better work-life balance; as well as dealing with the ensuing problems of isolation, inability to disconnect, abuses and other unintended consequences. The pandemic has also encouraged a rapprochement with bordering countries, leading to the renegotiation of tax treaties that were once firmly established.

Released on Oct 7, 2022

Social isolation and mental health: the employer’s role in the post-pandemic workplace

Post-pandemic workplaces have seen a rise in agile working. While this has positively affected some employees’ flexibility to manage their work-life balance, it has led to increased social isolation and adverse mental health consequences for others. This article considers the range of legal duties and obligations on UK employers to protect the mental health and wellbeing of their employees, including those working remotely. It outlines practical steps on how to mitigate the effects of social isolation by supporting employees to thrive at work, as well as how to negate the legal risks of falling short of legislation in this area.

Released on Oct 7, 2022

Redefining the realms of workspace in the metaverse

This article explores the concept of the metaverse and its growing relevance to workspaces. It examines the applicability to workspace in the metaverse of existing labour laws in India and analyses various human resource oriented and legal considerations pertaining to recruitment, use of digital currency, data privacy concerns, sexual harassment, jurisdictional challenges, and diversity and inclusion.

Released on Oct 7, 2022

Validity of requiring vaccination and PCR testing from employees in Turkey

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, employers are required to take measures to meet their occupational health and safety obligations. The most important and debated health and safety measure is requiring vaccination and PCR testing from employees. Whether this measure may be mandatory within the workplace, and the sanctions that may apply if an employee fails to comply with this measure, have become a more pressing issue.

Released on Dec 15, 2021

Implications of Turkey’s Remote Work Regulation

This article evaluates Turkey’s new Remote Work Regulation (No 31519), dated 10 March 2021. The Regulation is the first detailed legislation on remote work in Turkey and outlines the eligibility of non-Turkish nationals to work remotely in the country.

Released on Dec 13, 2021