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Belgium: The consequences of cancer can constitute a disability

In a judgment of 20 February 2018, the Brussels Labour Court decided that the consequences of cancer can constitute a disability for employment law purposes. This ruling has important implications for employers, as failing to adapt working conditions for employees with cancer can now be considered discrimination. Ganzen Artikel lesen


The Netherlands – A look ahead to proposed employment law reforms

This article takes a look at employment law reforms planned in the Netherlands by the coalition government formed by Prime Minister Mark Rutte in October 2017. Ganzen Artikel lesen

Ius Laboris United Kingdom - Lewis Silkin LLP

UK: Employment Law Review 2017

The UK’s political landscape continues to be dominated by the shock 2016 referendum vote to leave the European Union. Following a surprise General Election in June 2017, prime minister Theresa May unexpectedly lost her parliamentary majority amid deep divisions about how the UK should approach Brexit. Against that backdrop, the Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU began in 2017 and will continue into 2018. This has meant that, as with many other areas, employment policy reform has taken something of a backseat. Nevertheless, employment law in the UK continues to change at pace. Ganzen Artikel lesen


Spain: Misuse of employee´s image by employer in social media?

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One of the personal rights of employees is honour and reputation, which is contained in Article 18.1 of the Spanish Constitution and is closely connected to the right to private and family life in Article 12 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 8 of European Convention on Human Rights. From a national perspective in Spain, Organic Law 1/1982 provides protection of both the right to honour and reputation and the right to personal and family life. Ganzen Artikel lesen

Ius Laboris Ukraine - Vasil Kisil & Partners

Ukraine: Employment law review 2017

This article provides a brief overview of the substantive changes to Ukrainian employment law in 2017. They include an increase in the minimum wage, penalties for employment law violations, new visa rules for foreign workers, changes to state labour audits and pension reform. Ganzen Artikel lesen

Ius Laboris New Zealand - Kiely Thompson Caisley

New Zealand: Employment Law Reforms Announced

Following the general election in September last year, the new Government has signaled changes to legislation governing the 90-day trial period for new employees. These changes differ from the measures proposed under Labour’s election policy, which included the introduction of referees who would be able to reinstate or award limited damages to employees unjustifiably dismissed during a trial period. Ganzen Artikel lesen