Month: December 2019


France implements major labor law reform

On 22 May 2019, the French government passed new legislation knows as the “Pacte law” for business growth and transformation. The new law aims to unlock the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises and to encourage pension savings and investments […]

South Korea

South Korea implements work-life balance reforms

On 2 August 2019, the Korean government passed amendments expanding employer-paid paternity leave, partially government-funded childcare leave, and unpaid family care leave. While most of the amended Act’s provisions entered into effect on 1 October 2019, other provisions will be […]

United Kingdom

Brexit and employment law

It has been more than three years since the British public voted to leave the European Union (EU), yet Brexit negotiations are still ongoing to this day. It is still unclear whether the UK parliament will ratify the Brexit agreement […]