Month: September 2021


Egypt sets up a minimum wage for private sector employees

The Egyptian government recently issued Decree No.57/2021 (the “Decree”) setting, for the first time in Egypt, a minimum wage for private sector workers at EGP 2,400 per month. The new minimum wage will be effective as of 1 January 2022. […]


Germany introduces a COVID-19 vaccination leave

The German government recently published a new amendment of the SARS-Cov-2-Occupational Health and Safety regulation (the “Regulation”) to introduce a short employer-paid leave for employees to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus during their working hours. The new amendment entered […]


Mexico to enforce a limited use of outsourcing [Update]

Update: The outsourcing reform was approved by the Mexican Senate and entered into effect on 24 April 2021. On 24 May 2021, the Ministry of Labor published an agreement setting forth the general rules for vendors rendering specialized or shared […]