Month: June 2019


Mexico addresses work-related psychological risks

The government of Mexico adopted a new regulation to identify, prevent and address psychological risk factors in the workplace. Regulation NOM-035-STPS-2018 was published in the Federal Official Gazette on 23 October 2018, and will enter into force on 23 October […]


Romania introduces additional annual leave for in vitro fertilization

The government of Romania has adopted Emergency Ordinance 26/2019 (the “Ordinance”), which provides female employees undergoing in vitro fertilization procedures with an additional three paid days off in their annual leave allowance. The Ordinance was published in the Official Gazette […]


Philippines increases maternity leave

The government of the Philippines passed a law expanding the maternity leave period from 60 days to 105 days, effective 8 March 2019. The extended period is fully paid for all female workers, regardless of their civil status. Key details […]