ASAP
|
October 22, 2021

Clawback clauses in the Netherlands can be a risky business

"Clawback clauses" state that employees must refund all or part of their variable bonus if it is determined that the bonus should not have been paid out in the first place. Contractual clawbacks had a part to play in three recent court rulings.

Littler Report
|
October 22, 2021

COVID-19: EMEA Lockdown Restrictions

We have created a high-level guide that gives an “at a glance” snapshot of the severity of lockdown restrictions in 28 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

ASAP
|
October 22, 2021

Canada: Updated Guidance on How Employers Should Fill Out Records of Employment During COVID-19 Pandemic

On October 15, 2021, Employment and Social Development Canada updated its website with information for employers, to provide updated guidance regarding how employers should fill out Records of Employment.

Insight
|
October 21, 2021

Oregon Federal Court Joins Other Jurisdictions in Denying Challenge to Government-Issued Vaccine Mandate

On October 18, 2021, an Oregon federal district court denied a request for a temporary restraining order to prevent the Oregon Health Authority’s recent Vaccine Orders from taking effect.

ASAP
|
October 21, 2021

New York’s General Contractors are Jointly Liable for Construction Worker Wages

Last month, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation, S.2766C/A.3350A, that automatically makes general contractors jointly and severally liable for wages, benefits, or wage supplements owed by subcontractors to construction workers.

ASAP
|
October 21, 2021

Ontario, Canada Makes Available Enhanced Digital Vaccine Certificate with QR Code and Verify Ontario App

Since September 22, 2021, patrons of restaurants and other specified businesses and organizations in Ontario have been required to provide proof of full vaccination status and identification at the entry point of applicable premises.

ASAP
|
October 21, 2021

Germany: 3 practical tips for introducing a vaccination bonus in your company

Companies are dependent on as many of their employees as possible being vaccinated against the coronavirus. Monetary incentives involve some legal pitfalls in Germany. A vaccination quorum offers companies a way out.

Insight
|
October 21, 2021

Mandatory Employee Vaccines – Coming to A State Near You?

While available vaccines have proven highly effective to date, COVID-19 continues to spread, particularly among unvaccinated populations. This post provides basic information on employee vaccination mandates issued at the federal and statewide levels.

Insight
|
October 21, 2021

Bouncing Back (and Forth): Statewide Reopening and Mitigation Steps

As vaccination rates increase, officials are reevaluating their health and safety protocols and adjusting workplace guidance. This post provides links to key reopening orders and/or mitigation measures issued in recent weeks, at the statewide level.

Insight
|
October 20, 2021

This Won’t Hurt a Bit: Employee Temperature and Health Screenings – A List of Statewide Orders

Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, have become common. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.

Pages