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Poland: Accidents at work in the first quarter of 2020 – preliminary data

According to the latest preliminary data, during Q1 2020, 14,140 persons were reported as having injuries due to accidents at work, which was 10 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Italy: Latest emergency decree extends most rules until October 2020

A decree (the “New DPCM”) has extended until 7th October 2020 the restrictions on social distancing and the wearing of face masks in open squares and many other outdoor areas between 6 pm and 6 am … Please login to …

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European Court Of Justice: A landmark decision regarding commercial agents

One of the EU’s first measures in the field of self-employment was the 1986 Directive on Commercial Agents (86/653/EEC) … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Europe: European Court of Human Rights

Although most reports concerning employment law cases at a European level arise from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg, it is important not to forget the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg … Please login to …

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Denmark: Collection of track and trace details

In order to be able to protect their interests in the face of the pandemic, many restaurants and cafes in Denmark are asking customers to supply contact details … Please login to view this content or become a member by …

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Czech Republic: Extension of program Antivirus A and B

The Antivirus Regimes A (temporary closure of operations ordered by the government, or quarantine of employees) and B (obstacles to work on the side of the employer due to COVID-19) have been both extended until 31st October 2020 … Please …

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Belgium: Intracompany Transferee Permit

At long last, it will be possible (lockdown permitting) from 1st October 2020 for managers and specialists with at least a University degree and trainees with a Master’s degree to apply for an EU Intracompany Transferee Permit to allow them …

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Austria: Coronavirus rules

New measures have now been introduced that make it possible to organise events, such as small conferences and seminars, with up to 50 seats indoors when the seats are not assigned or marked … Please login to view this content …

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Albania: Visa regime for foreign citizens

Effective until 30th November 2020, foreign citizens from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Belarus, India, Qatar, Oman, Russia and Thailand may enter Albania without a visa for a short term stay … Please login to view this content or become a member …

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Taiwan: Amendment to the Labour Standards Act

An amendment to Article 84-1 of the Labour Standards Act makes those involved in the construction, operation and maintenance of wind farms now exempt from several aspects of general labour law … Please login to view this content or become …

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Australia: Leaving Australia

Australian citizens and permanent residents are prohibited from leaving the country due to COVID-19 restrictions … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Sri Lanka: Minimum age of employment to be raised to 16 years

The Cabinet has approved an increase in the minimum age for employment to 16 years in order to bring it in line with the minimum school leaving age … Please login to view this content or become a member by …

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South Korea: Korean LED manufacturer prevails in local criminal case against major Taiwanese competitor

The stealing of technical and trade secrets through hiring the employees of a competitor has recently come to a head in the case of ‘Seoul Semiconductor’ that has successfully prosecuted the Taiwanese company Everlight Electronics … Please login to view …

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New Zealand: Cannabis referendum

Employers need to start working on their drug misuse policies ahead of the coming referendum on New Zealand’s Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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India: GDP shows worst quarterly slump in decades

Over the quarter from April to June 2020, India’s economy contracted officially by 23 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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