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Overview of the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

United Kingdom - April 24 2020 The UK Government has published further guidance and The Coronavirus Act 2020 Functions of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Coronavirus Job…

Further Guidance Published on UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

United Kingdom - March 30 2020 Further to our prior blog post available here, the UK Government has published more detailed guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme…

UK Government announce Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

United Kingdom - March 25 2020 Over the past few days, the UK Government has announced various measures to assist employers/businesses protect jobs in these exceptional times. We…

REAL ID and Enhanced Driver Licenses: Are TSA Agents As Confused As We Are?

USA - January 30 2020 I proudly presented my new ENHANCED driver’s license to the TSA agent at Newark International Airport with the comment that I am now ready for…

Switzerland - New Gender Pay Gap Requirements

Switzerland - November 8 2019 Switzerland has joined the growing list of jurisdictions to introduce legislation to address the gender pay gap…

The Surprisingly Broad Scope Definition of Workplace Accidents in France

France - September 25 2019 The legal definition of “workplace accidents” under French law does not normally make global headlines. However, as many of you will have read, a…

Ireland Supreme Court Analyzes Disability Accommodation Requirements

Ireland, USA - September 10 2019 On July 31, 2019, in the case of Nano Nagle School v Daly, the Supreme Court of Ireland delivered its decision in a long-running disability…

Puerto Rico Department of Labor Releases Guidelines for Interpreting the Country’s Employment Laws

USA - July 16 2019 On May 8, 2019, the Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (“PR DOL”) issued its “Guidelines on the Interpretation of…

UK Supreme Court Examines Restrictive Covenants First Time in 100 Years: A New Test for Severance

United Kingdom - July 9 2019 In the case of Tillman v Egon Zehnder [2019] UKSC 32, the UK Supreme Court, for the first time in over 100 years, has examined the law of…

Dubai International Financial Center Enacts Sweeping Changes to Employment Law

United Arab Emirates - July 9 2019 On June 12, 2019, the Dubai International Financial Center (“DIFC”) in Dubai, UAE announced its new employment law regime, which will come…