Following recent amendments to the Polish Labor Code, an employee may only start work if an employer has confirmed in writing the conditions of the employment beforehand.
Effective January 1, 2017, the Workforce Singapore Agency Act will impose tighter regulations on retrenchments (redundancies) in Singapore.
URSSAF, the French social security authorities, have commenced legal proceedings against Uber for unpaid social security contributions, claiming that its drivers are employees and not self-employed. Additional criminal proceedings are also underway which accuse Uber of illegally misclassifying drivers in an attempt to avoid employment laws.
In a further attempt to reduce unemployment and also reduce the reliance on less secure work arrangements such as temporary and fixed term contracts, Italy has taken the innovative step of switching off social security requirements during the first 3 years of employment.
If you’re looking at applying a non-compete to your international employees, we would recommend you seek guidance and avoid using US style agreements that fail to consider local requirements
“Forfait jours” provisions of industry level agreement declared invalid