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Germany

Germany introduces a COVID-19 vaccination leave

The German government recently published a new amendment of the SARS-Cov-2-Occupational Health and Safety regulation (the “Regulation”) to introduce a short employer-paid leave for employees to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus during their working hours. The new amendment entered […]

Mexico

Mexico to enforce a limited use of outsourcing [Update]

Update: The outsourcing reform was approved by the Mexican Senate and entered into effect on 24 April 2021. On 24 May 2021, the Ministry of Labor published an agreement setting forth the general rules for vendors rendering specialized or shared […]

Peru

Peru introduces a COVID-19 vaccination leave

The Peruvian government recently passed Law 31334 enabling employees to take up to four hours of paid leave to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus during their working hours. The new law entered into effect on 7 August 2021. Key […]

Colombia

Colombia expands family leave benefits

The Colombian government passed a law (No. 2114/2021) introducing the following changes: Extension of government-paid paternity leave from eight working days to 15 working days (three weeks) Introduction of a government-paid shared parental leave of six weeks The law, which […]

Romania

Romania introduces a COVID-19 vaccination leave

The Romanian government recently passed Law No. 221/2021 enabling employees to take a full day of paid leave to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus during their working hours. The new law entered into effect on 29 July 2021. Key […]

European Union

EU directive for work-life balance for parents and carers

The European Union (EU) Directive 2019/1158 of 20 June 2019 (the “Directive”) on work-life balance aims to encourage flexible working arrangements for workers who are caregivers or parents. The directive has a focus of promoting equality between men and women […]

Belgium

Belgium extends paid bereavement leave

The Belgium government recently passed a law introducing changes to existing employer-paid bereavement leave, including an extension of its duration from three to 10 days and greater flexibility in taking such leave. The new law entered into effect on 25 […]