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- Free Menstrual Products in Federally-regulated Workplaces Proposed
On May 4, 2019, in the Canada Gazette, the Labour Program of the Department of Employment and Social Development (the “Labour Program”) announced a proposal to require all federally regulated employers to provide free menstrual products in the workplace for employees “due to the shame and stigma tha … Read more »
- Les courriels professionnels d’un salarié peuvent-ils servir à diffuser un message de nature syndicale dans le cadre de négociations?
Le 4 juillet 2019, la Cour d’appel, dans l’affaire Association professionnelle des ingénieurs du Gouvernement du Québec c. Procureure générale du Québec, a confirmé le caractère raisonnable de la décision de la Commission des relations du travail (la CRT), maintenant devenue le Tribunal administr … Read more »
- New fast track visa to cement the UK as a science superpower
The Home Office has announced a new fast-track immigration offer for individuals with skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. The scheme will provide a three-year visa, during which the individual can come and go from the UK at will. Following the three year perio … Read more »
- UK Pensions – is the current annual allowance limit unfair and unworkable?
UK Pensions – is the current annual allowance limit unfair and unworkable? The Revenue has been forced, finally, to face up to the fact that the annual allowance changes in relation to pensions contributions which attract tax relief, and which were brought into force in April 2016, are unfair and u … Read more »
- Good Work Plan: Government issues further response and consultation to support families and pregnant women
As part of its Good Work Plan, the UK Government has recently published a response and a consultation paper on proposals which will protect and support families and pregnant women. The first Government paper considers extending redundancy protection for women and new parents. The second consultatio … Read more »