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September 16, 2015

In Canada, Foreign Workers Seek to Use International Norms as the Standard of Care in Negligence Claims Against Multinationals Operating Overseas

Non-Canadian workers are increasingly suing their employers in Canadian courts for human rights violations allegedly committed outside Canada by the companies themselves or by other entities in their supply chains.

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September 9, 2015

The Advent of Privately Developed Corporate Human Rights Reporting Frameworks

The United Nations' adoption in 2011 of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights signified a growing consensus that corporate entities have a responsibility to account for their operations' impact on human rights.

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August 10, 2015

Australia: Federal Court Clarifies Rate Employers Must Pay for Untaken Annual Leave on Termination

A full federal court bench in Australia recently confirmed that employers must pay out employees’ accrued but untaken annual leave upon termination at the rate the employees would have received had they taken the leave while employed.

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August 4, 2015

House Bill Would Require Public Disclosure of Company Policies to Combat Supply Chain Trafficking

New legislation would require that publicly traded companies more broadly and specifically disclose their policies and efforts aimed at ridding their supply chains of slavery and human trafficking.

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July 14, 2015

United Kingdom: New Law to Combat Supply Chain Slavery and Human Trafficking

The United Kingdom recently enacted the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the first law in Europe aimed at eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking from supply chains.

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July 10, 2015

Brazil: Amid Great Recession, Government Issues Executive Order to Stave Off Unemployment and Reduce Labor Costs

On July 6, 2015, the Brazilian government issued an Executive Order called Program to Protect the Employment to slow down the rise of unemployment and the deepening of the recession.

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July 9, 2015

Australia: Government Seeks to Redefine Parameters of Paid Parental Leave Entitlements to Prevent Employee "Double-Dipping"

Australia's federal government recently introduced the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Bill 2015, which would redefine the parameters of paid parental leave entitlements.

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July 8, 2015

Australia: Tribunal Defines "Place of Work" for Off-Duty Misconduct Purposes, Finds Unfair Dismissal Due to Procedurally Defective Investigation

Australia's Fair Works Commission has issued a decision that defines "place of work" for off-duty conduct purposes, and highlights procedural deficiencies in the employer's disciplinary process.

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July 7, 2015

Australia: Significant Change in Determining Employee Access to Unfair Dismissal Claims

Australia's Fair Work Commission has issued a decision clarifying when personal use of company-supplied devices can be included in the calculation for determining whether the employees are eligible to file an unfair dismissal claim.

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June 23, 2015

México: Reforma a la Ley del INFONAVIT Establece Nuevas Obligaciones en la Subcontratación

El pasado 04 de junio de 2015, se reformó la Ley del Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores (“Ley del INFONAVIT”) para adicionar el artículo 29 Bis como un requisito adicional en la práctica de subcontratación u “outsourcing”.

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