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Legislative Decree No. 812008
  • Bird & Bird
  • Italy
  • June 15 2009

This Decree re-organises and updates all provisions relating to health and safety at work and has introduced novelties and new obligations for employers


The European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules in the Laval Case (Vaxholm) collective actions are not excluded from the applicability of community law
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Sweden
  • February 5 2008

In May 2004, Laval un Partneri Ltd, a Latvian company, posted workers from Latvia to work on building sites in Sweden


German tax aspects of secondments
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 30 2011

Globalization has led to increasing cross-border secondments of management and other employees


Swedish business migration update: In the light of the debate regarding deportation of foreign employees with work permits
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • May 9 2017

Media has recently covered several cases of foreign employees on work permits who are to be deported from Sweden. The reasons are often due to trivial


Changes to Polish labour law (effective 1 January 2017)
  • Bird & Bird
  • Poland
  • January 12 2017

From 1 January 2017, remuneration for contractors providing services on the basis of mandate contracts


Employer’s right to clawback overpaid commission
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2008

In the case of Key Recruitment UK Ltd v Lear the EAT has given guidance on the extent to which an employer may claw back overpayments from a departing employee


Employee investigations: a five-step guide
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

Thorough and complete employee investigations can be an effective risk management tool and critical to an employer's defence in contentious


New amendment to the Swedish Sick Pay Act (1991:1047) as of 1 January 2008
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • February 5 2008

Until 1 January 2008, an employer was entitled to require medical certificates from employees absent due to sickness as of the seventh day in a sick period (unless agreed otherwise in a collective agreement


Employment Act - termination with notice now subject to MOM intervention for “unfair dismissal”
  • Bird & Bird
  • Singapore
  • July 3 2009

Employers will know that the Employment Act (EA) was amended with effect on 1 January 2009 to "update the EA to ensure that it remains relevant and responsive to the changing labour market conditions"


Explanation for disadvantage no longer required to prove indirect discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The Supreme Court has revised the legal test for indirect discrimination, holding that a claimant does not need to establish the reason that the