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23 May 2017 Latest articles

Italy: permanent employment contracts stalling as Jobs Act related fiscal incentives come to an end

Labor market reforms (Jobs Act), which lowered the social charges that were put in place by the Renzi government to encourage permanent employment contract hiring, came to an end at the start of 2017. Since then the rate of permanent employment hiring has slowled markedly whilst temporary employment contracts have increased instead.
10 May 2017 Latest articles

EU: EU Commission seeks to shape globalization

On 10 May the European Commission published a reflection document entitled, ‘Harnessing Globalisation’ affirming that solutions do not lie in national protectionism or in isolationism, or indeed in laissez-faire. For the EU Commission, solutions lie in Europe’s capacity to speak with one voice during multilateral talks, to strengthen global governance, and to promote faire trade thus ‘shaping’ globalization so that it reflects Europe’s values.
26 April 2017 Latest articles

EU: the Commission launches a new directive on parental leave as well as a debate on the rights of non-standard workers

The social partners are consulted over the directive on employment contract information and the second over access to social protection. Both consultation issues have formed part of the discussion over new forms of employment and over minimum protection levels for workers on the fringes of salaried employment
26 April 2017 Latest articles

EU : Tomorrow’s Social Europe undergoing a thorough debate

The EU social package of 26 April is turned unremittingly towards the future. The European Commission is effectively proposing a European Pillar of social rights with a view to encouraging upwards convergence. The EU Commission is also proposing a reflection document on the Social Dimension of Europe by 2025.
14 March 2017 Latest articles

EU: companies can ban religious clothing and symbols at work under certain circumstances

The Luxembourg judges recognized that companies can adopt a neutral workplace policy as regards political, philosophy and religion belief that results in banning headscarves. However the judges also recognized that a customer request not to professionally engage with an employee wearing a headscarf does not justify banning employees from wearing what are religiously significant headscarves.
24 January 2017 Latest articles

EU: the EU Commission finalizes its project for a European Pillar of Social Rights

With the public consultation process having been completed in December 2016, the EU Commission can now finalize its White Paper for a European Pillar of Social Rights due to be published in March 2017. On 23 January the EU Commission organized a high-level conference during which it outlined some of the broad thrusts of this initiative that seeks to reposition and elevate social priorities within the European project as well as driving social convergence upwards.
03 January 2017 Latest articles

Brazil: Michel Temer presents labour law reform

In the week of Christmas, Brazilian president Michel Temer presented the final draft of his reform to the country’s labour law. The draft – which is portrayed as being inspired by European standards – aims to make working time more flexible, allowing adaptation of working hours and other aspects of working conditions to take place as part of company-level negotiations. The reform will also give collective agreements primacy over law.
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