The Finnish parliament recently adopted a bill introducing a government-paid pregnancy leave and an unpaid carer’s leave, as well as equalizing family leave entitlements between both parents, including same-sex couples and adoptive parents. The family leave reform entered into effect on 1 August 2022, and applies to births from 4 September 2022 and placements for adoption on or after 31 July 2022.
The Egyptian government recently introduced new legislation mandating foreign nationals to contribute to national social security. The mandate entered into effect on 28 September 2021, with the issuance of Decree No. 2437 of 2021, which approved the executive regulations governing […]
Update: On 30 March 2022, the British Columbia government passed new amendments to the paid sick leave provisions: Made sick leave available to employees in each calendar year instead of the employment year (marked by the employee’s anniversary date). This […]