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Great Britain: two pieces of draft legislation to end the abusive use of confidentiality clauses and to better protect new parents
Planet Labor, 23 July 2019, n°11244 -

In the closing moments of Theresa May’s tenure as UK Prime Minister before her successor is announced on Tuesday 23 July and prior to her departure on Wednesday 24 July, the government has announced two new pieces of draft legislation. Riding on the #MeToo wave, the first piece of fresh legislation looks to prohibit NDAs (non-disclosure agreements) being used to prevent individuals from disclosing workplace sexual harassment information. The second piece of legislation concerns parents whose employment cannot be terminated within six months from returning to work after the birth of a child.

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