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22.06.2018
Freitag

Germany: The perfect restructuring (part 3: balance of interests agreement)

Germany
The third of a series on ‘the perfect restructuring’ in an employment law context, this article provides recommendations from a German perspective for conducting negotiations with the works council to reach a balance of interests agreement prior to and during the conciliation board phase of a restructuring. Ganzen Artikel lesen

15.06.2018
Freitag
Ius Laboris Italy - Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci

Italy – Facebook comments can be valid grounds for dismissal

Italy
Facebook is one of the essential communication tools of the digital era, but it can also be dangerous for employees who use it carelessly, as a recent Italian Supreme Court decision has confirmed. Ganzen Artikel lesen

08.06.2018
Freitag

Germany: The perfect restructuring (part 2: kick-off with works council)

Germany
The second in a series on ‘the perfect restructuring’ in an employment law context, this article examines best practice for handling the kick-off with the works council for a business restructure from a German perspective. Ganzen Artikel lesen

01.06.2018
Freitag

Italy – employees can record conversations with colleagues to safeguard their rights

Italy
An employee can lawfully take recordings of colleagues, even without their consent, provided that he or she directly takes part in the conversation and the recording is aimed at safeguarding his or her rights. This article analyses a recent Italian Supreme Court ruling confirming this exception to Italian privacy law. Ganzen Artikel lesen

18.05.2018
Freitag
Ius Laboris Italy - Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci

Italy – benefits for employees of innovative start-ups

Italy
In Italy, innovative start-up companies enjoy many benefits, including benefits for their employees. The only companies that can take advantage of these incentives are those that are defined as innovative start-up companies according to the terms of a piece of legislation enacted in 2012, and that are therefore registered in a special section of the register of companies.

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11.05.2018
Freitag
Ius Laboris Italy - Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci

Italy – how to dismiss an employee for poor performance

Sometimes there's no alternative but to dismiss an employee for poor performance. This article sets out the circumstances in which dismissal for poor performance can be effected under Italian employment law and it highlights some similarities and differences with other European jurisdictions. Ganzen Artikel lesen

27.04.2018
Freitag
Ius Laboris Italy - Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci

Italy: Food delivery riders are not employees

Italy
On 11 April 2018 an Italian employment tribunal held that riders working for the food delivery app service Foodora were self-employed contractors and not employees. This article describes the background and reactions to the decision. Ganzen Artikel lesen

20.04.2018
Freitag

Belgium: The consequences of cancer can constitute a disability

Belgien
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