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South Africa: BCEA earnings threshold and national minimum wage increase

South Africa - March 16 2023 The Minister of Labour in South Africa has now announced the new earnings threshold in respect of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 1997 and the…

Spain: Law on sexual and reproductive health and pregnancy termination

Spain - March 14 2023 The law on sexual and reproductive health and pregnancy termination, of 1 February 2023, came into force on 2 March 2023. The law sets out three…

Canada: Proposed pay transparency legislation in BC: A step forward for equal pay

Canada - March 13 2023 On 7 March 2023 - a day before International Women's Day - the British Columbia Government introduced new pay transparency legislation “to help close…

Czech Republic: Recent developments in the Czech Labour Law and Social Security Law

Czech Republic - March 10 2023 Divided into two Sections, this article provides an overview of recent developments covering, both regular and key changes to look out for in the…

Spain: New rules on the management and control of temporary incapacity

Spain - January 16 2023 On 27 December 2022, Royal Decree 1060/2022 of 27 December was published in the Official Spanish Gazette, amending Royal Decree 625/2014, which…

China: China to lift border control restrictions in major step toward reopening

China - January 12 2023 China has banned the entry of most foreign nationals due to COVID-19 outbreak since 28 March 2020. After sticking to the zero-tolerance COVID-19…

US: Worker layoffs likely to be become more complicated in New Jersey in 2023

USA - January 12 2023 Last month a Bill passed legislature which makes the amendments made to the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act effective 90…

US: FTC proposes ban on non-competes

USA - January 11 2023 On 5 January 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a sweeping new proposed rule banning non-compete agreements between nearly all…

Romania: Alert issued for flu: employer recommendations

Romania - January 11 2023 On 5 January 2023, following the entering into force of Instruction no.161/2023, the Ministry of Health issued an epidemiological alert for flu. Read…

Poland: Amendment of the Special Act - changes not only for Ukrainian citizens

Poland, Ukraine - January 5 2023 On 14 December 2022, the Sejm (the lower house of the Polish Parliament) passed another amendment to the Special Act; however, the provisions are not…