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Mexico: International treaty on data protection enters into force


On 28 September 2018, a decree stating that the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (‘Convention 108’) and its Additional Protocol regarding Supervisory Authorities and Transborder Data Flows entered into force on 1 October 2018 was published in the Mexican Official Gazette. With this, Convention 108 and its Protocol are binding for Mexico. Convention 108 and its Protocol are intended to guarantee the right to privacy of any individual in relation...

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Mexico: New labour courts

In Mexico, a new labour law came into force at the end of February 2017, which will transform the labour court system and procedures. The Federal Congress and State Legislatures now have a transitional period lasting until February 2018 to make the necessary legal adjustments to implement the changes. Ganzen Artikel lesen


Sexual harassment at work: Global concern with local solutions

Sexual harassment
A recent headline could put fear in the hearts of general counsel and HR professionals alike. A restaurant franchisee in Ohio shells out $ 1.4 million to settle a sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of multiple women. In that case, EEOC v. E. Columbus Host, LLC, the EEOC claimed a restaurant manager engaged in egregious sexual harassment of 12 female employees. His behavior was said to include pressuring workers as young as 17 for sexual favors, unwelcome touching of female workers, making humiliating remarks about women, and retaliating against female employees who complained. Ganzen Artikel lesen

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New constitutional rules on Mexico’s Labour Justice

Mexico's Labour Justice
On October 13, 2016, the Mexican Senate approved the draft decree amending articles 107 and 123 of the Mexican Constitution, which will lead to changes to Mexico's Labour Justice. These changes will drastically affect the Mexican labour system as it exists now. Ganzen Artikel lesen


The hidden dangers of “Uberizing” a workforce

Technology is changing how, when and where we work. With these changes come shifting attitudes in how workers view their relationship with employers. The “on-demand” economy purports to bridge this gap, giving workers flexibility to choose when to work and connecting employers with available skilled labor when they need it most. The on-demand model would appear to provide both workers and employers what they want. But what hidden dangers lie in “Uberizing” your workforce? Ganzen Artikel lesen