Effective October 2017, mothers who give birth to premature babies will be entitled to apply for additional maternity leave.
Effective December 3, 2017, new employment insurance (EI) benefits come into force in Canada.
Singapore has introduced a new flexible work policy that it hopes will help companies do a better job of attracting employees and making their lives easier.
As part of an ongoing effort to improve employee/family life in Spain, the statutory paternity leave has increased, effective January 1, 2017.
The Chancellor announced an intention to withdraw the tax and social security incentives of salary sacrifice arrangements.
Starting in early 2017, the UK government plans to phase in a new childcare voucher scheme called the Tax-free Childcare Scheme.
Effective January 1, 2017, there are many changes being introduced to the Taiwan Labor Standards Act that will impact employers.
South Korea has introduced a series of employment law changes which will apply to companies that previously would not have.
Currently in Singapore, there are two statutory paid maternity leave schemes.
There are various amendments being made to the Child and Family Care Leave Act and the Equal Opportunity Act.
As of January 1, 2017, there have been updates to the laws governing employment in Belgium.
As part of Finance Bill 2017, the UK published legislation to prevent employees obtaining tax and social security savings from the sacrifice of salary for non-cash benefits.