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10.07.2020
Freitag

Webinar recording – Coronavirus: Getting back to the new normal

In this webinar, the speakers give their very different perspectives on what is happening in their countries right now and how employers can best manage their workforces in the circumstances. In this webinar, four Ius Laboris employment law firms provide their very different perspectives on what is happening in their countries right now and how employers can best manage their workforces in the circumstances. Topics include how to manage the return to work and a short and longer term perspective on...

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03.07.2020
Freitag

President Trump suspends entry to US for certain foreign workers until end of 2020

President Trump has extended the entry ban for individuals applying for green cards until 31 December 2020 and introduced a ban on foreign nationals seeking to enter the US on certain categories of work visa.  This updates our alert of 22 April 2020, which discussed President Trump’s 60-day suspension on the entry of individuals applying for immigrant visas (‘green cards’) outside of the United States. Once again citing the high U.S. unemployment rate and the...

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26.06.2020
Freitag

Restructuring the workplace post Covid-19: FAQs for employers in the UK

This article tackles key questions for employers around restructuring as they start to contemplate the end of subsidised furlough in the UK. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme may have been extended to 31 October 2020, but employers should be thinking now about what their workforce might look like following the end of subsidised furlough and a return to more normal working patterns. We set out below our answers to key questions about options for restructuring...

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19.06.2020
Freitag

LGBTQ+ workers are protected by the Civil Rights Act: a landmark decision from the US Supreme Court

June is Pride Month. This year’s Pride Month has extra meaning for the LGBTQ+ community, allies and advocates. On 15 June 2020, Justice Gorsuch, writing for the 6-3 majority of the United States Supreme Court, handed down the long-awaited decision in three consolidated cases: Bostock v. Clayton County, Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, and R.G. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC. (Justices Alito, Thomas and Kavanaugh dissented.) Ganzen Artikel lesen

05.06.2020
Freitag

Coronavirus restrictions on travel and mandatory home isolation

Argentina Coronavirus restrictions on travel and mandatory home isolation Argentina’s borders will remain closed until 7 June 2020 included for non-resident foreign nationals (Decree 274/2020, Decree 331/2020, Decree 365/2020, Decree 409/2020, Decree 459/2020 and Decree 493/2020).  The sale of air tickets is suspended until 1 September 2020. The National Civil Aviation Administration has ruled that ‘Airlines that operate passenger air transport services from, to or within the national territory may reschedule their regular operations or...

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15.05.2020
Freitag

What personal data can organisations process in the fight against coronavirus?

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, organisations are taking various preventive measures to prevent the spread of the virus. These range from questionnaires (about recent destinations, medical symptoms, etc.) to measuring body temperature (with a thermometer or even with thermal imaging cameras) and taking immunity tests. As part of these measures, in most cases employees’ and visitors’ personal data will be processed. How far can an organisation go in processing this data? Ganzen Artikel lesen

08.05.2020
Freitag

Employment status: the European Court clarifies who counts as a worker under EU law in gig economy ruling

The European Court of Justice has ruled that it’s up to national courts to make decisions about employment status, but that a courier working for Yodel in the UK appeared to them to have been correctly classified as self-employed, given the latitude he had over accepting jobs, working for competitors, providing substitutes and deciding his work schedule. The crucial factors were independence and subordination. Ganzen Artikel lesen