There are now less than 48 days until 6 April 2021. From that date, all medium and large companies in the private sector will become responsible for assessing whether or not individuals working for them through personal service companies are properly inside or outside IR35 (the off payroll working rules). MORE.
The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) provides most employees in California with the right to take up to 12 weeks of leave from work to care for themselves or their family members with a serious health condition or to bond with a new child. MORE.
Most buyers expect to be able to recover damages when a seller commits fraud in connection with an M&A transaction, and many of these buyers believe that they will be able to pursue a fraud claim post-closing against a seller without regard to any limitations imposed by the purchase agreement. MORE.
Seven years of trade negotiations between the European Union and the People’s Republic of China ended with a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) on 30 December 2020. MORE.
On February 12, 2021, General Resolution No. 882/2021 (the “Resolution”) of the National Securities Commission (“CNV”) was published in the Official Gazette, which regulates certain aspects related to the special regime of products of collective investment for real estate development . MORE.
The European Parliament adopted a legislative initiative in January 2021 that calls the European Commission to propose a law on the “right to disconnect” in order to enable smart working employees to disconnect from work related activities outside their working hours. MORE.
The supervisory activity of the National Media and Infocommuncations Authority (“NMIA”) and the operation of communication service providers will be highly affected by the implemented provisions of the European Electronic Communications Code that prescribes the applicable new European framework of electronic communications. MORE.
The New Year brings new reporting obligations for California employers. Under California Senate Bill 973, employers with 100 or more employees (anywhere in the country) must report pay and hours-worked data by establishment, job category, sex, race, and ethnicity to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) by March 31, 2021, and annually
Many employers have policies that require employees to wear uniforms. What if an employee of such an employer, however, wants to instead wear a t-shirt expressing support for a labor union? MORE.