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Moldova: Average earnings in the first quarter 2019

Over the year to Q1 2019, average gross monthly pay increased by 17 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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USA: US ends visa-free entry for visitors to North Korea

The US immigration service has ended visa waiver status for citizens of the 38 countries on the US waiver programme if they have ever visited North Korea since 2011 … Please login to view this content or become a member …

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Romania: Average monthly pension – Q1 2019

Over the year to Q1 2019, the average monthly pension from all sources increased by 9 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Saudi Arabia: Saudi finalising regulations to issue temporary visas

Government officials are currently reviewing draft regulations that will, when approved, permit the issue of temporary visas for up to six months … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Malta: Average annual basic salary Q1 2019

During Q1 2019, the average annual basic salary of employees was circa €19,390 (US$21,741) … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Hungary: Average gross earnings amounted to HUF 356,900 in January-April 2019

Over the year to April 2019, the average gross earnings increased by 9 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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USA: Equifax to pay up to US$700m over data breach

The credit reference agency Equifax has agreed to pay US$700m in a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding a 2017 data breach that affected approximately 147 million people whose personal records were compromised … Please login to …

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Chile: Insufficient legal protection for workers with disability

According to the President of the Chilean Foundation for Disability, Matías Poblete, the legal protection for workers with disability in Chile is insufficient … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Data protection’s big sister

Most HR managers will know about the ongoing debate concerning the value and legality of non-compete, anti-poaching, and non-solicitation clauses, without necessarily also being aware of the broader and much more sinister picture of which they form part … Please …

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Bahrain: Data protection law takes effect

Law No … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Peru: Government policy and employment of persons with disabilities

The Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion has recently issued regulations and guidelines requiring companies employing 50+ staff to hire 3% of their workforce from persons with disabilities … Please login to view this content or become a member by …

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Paraguay: A regulation concerning part-time employment approved

The State President has approved a regulation concerning part-time employment … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Ecuador: Agreement signed to create job opportunities for Ecuadorian youth

22 private companies and ten other organisations have signed an agreement for the establishment of an alliance that aims to create job opportunities for Ecuadorian youth … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Cuba: More than 600,000 workers in Cuban private sector

The Ministry of Labor and Social Security has recently released data suggesting that there are some 600,000 self-employed workers (also known as Cuentapropistas) across the country, amounting to 13% of the employed population … Please login to view this content …

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USA: Kansas City approves salary-history ban

From the 31st of October 2019, Kansas City will be introducing its own salary history ban … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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