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Russian Federation: Russia adopts law on enforcement of foreign judgements

The Russian judicial system now recognises court decisions from other states in civil or commercial matters … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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USA: Opioid crisis workforce grant

The epidemic of opioid abuse sweeping certain US states has led the Department of Labor to give direct grant assistance to fund community health workers, recovery coaches and “peer navigators” as well as help with reintegration into local labour markets …

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India: Indian law firms agree to open doors for foreign peers

Under the Advocates Act, foreign law firms have to date been unable to establish operations in India – except in special economic zones … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Artificial intelligence: OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence

On May 22nd 2019, OECD members plus Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Romania signed a set of Guidelines on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining …

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United Kingdom: Britain’s most dangerous occupations revealed

A total of 147 people across Great Britain had fatal injuries at work during the period from April 2018 to March 2019 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Monaco: New maternity law now in force

A new maternity law has been introduced into the Principality of Monaco and is now effective … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Sri Lanka: Agreement signed with Japan to send skilled workers for employment

The governments of Japan and Sri Lanka have both signed a cooperation agreement on the movement of skilled workers to Japan … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Irish Republic: Ictu to press for introduction of EU collective

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is lobbying the European Commission to introduce an EU Directive obliging employers to recognise trade unions in pay disputes … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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USA: Alabama enacts pay equity law

The Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey, has signed the Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act which will become effective on September 1st 2019 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Zambia: Employment Code Act now in effect

The new Employment Code Act is now in force … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Global: Recession still in prospect

Strong evidence for a coming global recession is still mounting, with the publication of the OECD’s longer leading indicator figure for May … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Spain: New Data Protection Act (partly) nullified by the Constitutional Court

The Spanish Constitutional Court has decided to nullify certain provisions of the recently enacted Data Protection Act, as well as of the General Electoral Act … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Italy: Tax incentives to foreign pension holders

The Italian Revenue Agency (Agenzia delle Entrate) has introduced several tax incentives to foreign pension holders moving to a southern Italian town with 20,000 or less inhabitants … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining …

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USA: Time’s up: Connecticut employers to prepare for new sexual harassment training and protections

The Connecticut State Bill 3 on Combatting Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment (The Time’s Up Act) has now been signed by the Governor … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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The next generation of talent

Back in the year 2000 many demographers were predicting the contraction of populations in many advanced economies over the next 15-20 years … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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