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May 24, 2017

Decrypting the New Whistleblower Law in France

On December 9, 2016, France enacted a statute broadly granting whistleblower protections to employees. This new law represents the next step in the evolution of such protections in France.

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May 18, 2017

Puerto Rico Employers Brace for New Right to Religious Freedom Accommodation Requests

On May 25, 2017, regulations to implement an employer's duty to accommodate an employee's religious practices take effect in Puerto Rico.

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May 18, 2017

Sorting out the Truth About the Right to Disconnect in France

Introduced on August 8, 2016 and effective since January 1, 2017, the “El Khomri law” (named after the French Labor Minister) or “loi travail” granted employees in France the "right to disconnect" from digital devices.

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May 5, 2017

Venezuela Announces Increases to the Minimum Wage and Meal Benefit

Venezuela has increased the monthly minimum wage by 60% and the “meal benefit” calculation base to 15 tax units per day. Both increases, which apply to the private and public sectors, became effective on May 1, 2017.

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May 5, 2017

Venezuela Anuncia Aumento del Salario Mínimo y del “Cestaticket Socialista”

En Venezuela, se aumentó el salario mínimo mensual en un sesenta por ciento. Además, se ajustó la base de cálculo del “Cestaticket Socialista,” que se podrá pagar en efectivo o mediante abono en cada cuenta nómina.

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May 3, 2017

Works Councils and Social Media in Germany

Works councils in Germany have extensive "co-determination" rights—i.e., the right to participate in company management. A recent court decision shows the councils' co-determination rights can extend to the employer’s own use of social media.

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May 3, 2017

Canada: Ontario Superior Court of Justice Finds Against Employee in Negative Job Reference Dispute

In a lawsuit involving both wrongful dismissal and defamation, Canada's Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled that an employer’s negative review of an employee’s attitude during a reference check call did not amount to defamation.

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May 2, 2017

In Germany, a Difficult Equation: Travel Time = Working Time = Pay?

When does travel time count as working time? Under German law, there are reasonably well-defined criteria to make this determination.

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May 2, 2017

Germany: Performance Target Agreements and Objectives

Employees in Germany with a bonus arrangement can claim variable compensation if they meet their agreed-upon or specified performance targets. What should be considered?

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May 1, 2017

Germany: News on Disqualification Periods Following Termination Agreements

In Germany, employees frequently refuse to sign separation agreements for fear that the Employment Agency will disqualify them from receiving unemployment benefits. A revision of the Employment Agency's internal directives has created some new leeway.

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