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Upcoming events

We hope you can join us at our upcoming Lockton Global Benefits events! 8 April 2020: Webcast – Brazil’s benefits and market trends Speaker: Filipe Maciel, Lockton Regional Employee Benefits Director Click here to register 16 June 2020: Webcast – […]

India

India introduces new rights for transgender people

On 25 November 2019, the Indian parliament passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act (the “Act”) to end discrimination against transgender people in accessing employment, education, healthcare, welfare and housing. The Act was given presidential assent on 5 December […]

Vietnam

Vietnam to implement a new labor code

On 20 November 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam adopted a new labor code amending and supplementing several existing provisions on termination, public holiday, overtime, retirement age, employment contract and other matters that are generally employee-friendly. The new labor code […]

Mexico

Mexican women plan a nationwide strike against gender-based violence

On 9 March 2020, many Mexican female employees will be participating in a high-profile strike against gender-based violence. Background It is estimated that around 10 women are murdered every day in Mexico. Several nationwide weekend protests have been held over […]

Peru

Peru introduces compulsory life insurance from the start of employment

On 29 December 2019, the government of Peru issued Emergency Decree No. 044-2019 to improve measures protecting the health and safety of employees. The new regulation mandates employers to provide employees with compulsory life insurance from the start of employment. The […]

Coronavirus

Coronavirus: What are the obligations of an employer

Lockton is closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak on behalf of our clients. The situation is fast-developing, and local health agencies should be consulted for the latest news and directives. On Jan. 8, a new coronavirus, “2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV),” was identified […]