Amendments to Sweden’s Employment Protection Act will extend an employee’s protection from termination without just cause from the age of 67 to 69.
The governor of California has approved a bill to extend the maximum duration of paid family leave benefits from six to eight weeks.
The Dubai International Financial Center has introduced a new employment law that makes extensive changes to employee rights and employer responsibilities.
Austria has made two significant changes with regards to parental leave.
Quebec’s government has announced plans to gradually raise the minimum wage until it reaches $15 per hour.
The Netherlands senate adopted the Act on the Introduction of Extra Birth Leave (WIEG), which extends the country's paid paternity/partner leave entitlement.
Qualifying employees in the state of New York are now eligible for up to 10 weeks of paid family leave, an increase of two weeks.
As part of an ongoing effort to improve employee/family life in Spain, the statutory paternity leave has increased, effective January 1, 2017.
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.
There has been mounting pressure to increase the length of maternity leave with some local employers developing their own extended leave provisions in the absence of Government action. Many employers in the high tech sector and professional services sector have acknowledged the increasing importance of gender diversity in the workplace and how extended maternity benefits can have a positive role to play in securing and retaining skilled female employees.
Employers must issue a letter to employees before January detailing their DIF balance and employees will have to register their accrual into their CPF accounts
Ontario issued a sexual harassment and human rights code statement which makes various recommendations regarding how an international employer should manage its responsibilities