Month: June 2018

UK employers to detail hourly work

Starting 6 April 2019, employers must detail the number of hours worked by an employee on all pay slips in the case of employees who are paid according to time worked.

Slovakia amends labor code for weekend and holiday work

New amendments to the labor code introduce the following changes beginning 1 May 2018:  Increase of additional pay for work on public holidays (from 50 percent to 100 percent of average employee’s earnings), at night (from 20 percent to 40 […]

Italy to protect work-life balance for flex workers

The Italian parliament recently passed law no. 81/2017, also known as the “smart working law.” The new law aims at improving the work-life balance of employees who work remotely from home on a part time or full-time basis. According to […]

India’s Gratuity Act enters into force

The Payment of Gratuity Act 2018, which increases the gratuity limit from INR 1 million to INR 2 million, received Presidential assent on 28 March 2018 and came into force on 29 March 2018. (See also January 2018 alert.)

Chile mandates inclusion of disabled employees in the labor force

The Chilean government enacted a new law regarding the inclusion of disabled employees in the labor force (Law 21,015), which mandates that 1 percent of the workforce of companies with more than 100 employees be comprised of disabled individuals. The […]