Global Benefits Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

We hope you can join us at our upcoming Lockton Global Benefits events! 2022 Lockton Global Benefits Forum – Miami April 26-28, 2022 | Eden Roc Hotel | Miami, Florida After a brief hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the […]

Canada

Ontario amends employment-related laws

The government of Ontario passed the omnibus Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 (the “Act”), which amends a number of employment-related laws. The most notable changes addressed in this article include the requirement to implement a right to disconnect […]

Canada

British Colombia introduces paid sick leave

The government of British Colombia (BC) passed new legislation providing employees with up to five days of employer-paid sick leave.   The new legislation, which is amending BC’s Employment Standards Act (ESA), entered into effect on 1 January 2022. Key details […]

Ireland

Ireland introduces new public holidays

The Irish government recently announced the introduction of: A one-off public holiday on Friday, 18 March 2022, to honor COVID-19 workers and victims A permanent public holiday beginning in 2023 in celebration of Imbolc/St. Brigid’s Day Key details 2022 one-off public […]

Canada

Canada introduces paid sick leave

The Canadian federal government passed new legislation increasing the minimum statutory paid sick leave up to a maximum of 10 days per calendar year for federally regulated private sector employees. The new legislation, which amends Canada Labour Code (CLC), will […]

Japan

Japan to increase child care leave

In June 2021, the Japanese government passed legislation increasing the use of child care leave to ensure a better work-life balance for working parents. The new legislation amending the Child and Family Care Act will enter into effect 1 April […]

Greece

Greece to introduce a new individual retirement account system for 2022

The Greek government recently passed legislation creating a mandatory individual supplemental retirement account program known as the Hellenic Auxiliary Pensions Defined Contribution Fund (TEKA). The new funded Defined Contribution (DC) regime is intended to gradually replace the existing mandatory supplemental […]