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Australia: DoorDash and TWU sign agreement on gig workers’ rights

A Gig workers accord has been signed between Food delivery platform DoorDash and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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India: Employment visa holder rules still taking shape

The issuing of employment visas to highly skilled or qualified foreign nationals who possess skills that are not easily available in India are not yet subject to any comprehensive set of regulations or procedures … Please login to view this …

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Global: What’s in a name?

The UK has so many remnants of empire that a change of monarch has numerous reverberations around the globe … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Bahrain: New multiple-entry e-visa announced with 6 month validity

A new multiple-entry e-visa has been announced for training purposes – with 6-month validity … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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USA: Workplace heating

Now that Winter is approaching, employers must be ready to comply with minimum heating requirements … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Canada: Do Canadians get a holiday to mourn the Queen? It depends

One-off national holiday arrangements on Monday, 19th September 2022 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Australia: New early start night shift improves productivity

High staff turnover and low productivity led mining company to experiment with early starter shift … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Italy: Holiday scheduling clashes

Employers must schedule annual leave to meet the needs of both parties and also give reasonable notice … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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United Kingdom and overseas territories: Bank holiday update on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral on 19 September 2022

We have already reported the bank holiday that will take place in the UK, the Channel Islands and Isle of Man on Monday, 19th September 2022 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Germany: Sections of the commercial register may now be accessed free online

This new facility will be of particular interest to works councils, that frequently have to wait for company data to be provided to them after a formal request, and also to recruiters seeking to check the bone fides of a …

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Australia: Trend towards the introduction of “gender affirmation leave”

A number of employers have introduced additional benefits for those undergoing gender affirmation … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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France: New whistleblowing law

The law to improve the protection of whistleblowers has just come into force … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Europe: Staff cutbacks may end up more severe because of being made too late

History has the endearing habit of getting itself all dressed up when there is nowhere to go … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Denmark: Working holiday applications resume October 2022 for Argentinian

From 1st October 2022, Argentinian citizens may apply for a residence permit under the Working Holiday Scheme … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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United Kingdom: What is the maximum working temperature that should be considered safe?

Currently, there is no law in the UK for maximum working temperatures, although the Approved Code of Practice sets a lower limit of 16C for indoor work (or 13C if the work involves a considerable amount of physical activity) … …

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