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- New offences and powers under Victorian Occupational Health and Safety laws
The Occupational Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021 (the amendment Act) was passed by the Victorian Parliament on Thursday 16 September 2021, and amends the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) (the Act). Labour Hire On the first day after the end of a 6 month period … Read more »
- Essential guidance for employers implementing COVID-19 measures at the workplace
As Singapore moves towards living with COVID-19 as an endemic disease, the Government has issued guidance for employers on the COVID-19 measures to be implemented at the workplace. We will discuss the guidance issued by (i) the Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”) on the updated safe management measures at … Read more »
- Singapore to enshrine workplace anti-discrimination laws
On 29 August 2021, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that the Government will enact new laws to formally enshrine the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (“TAFEP Guidelines”) into statute.1 There are, at present, no specific laws in Singapore which directly regulate w … Read more »
- UK Pensions: Pension scams and amber flags: is the future orange?
In recent years, many defined benefit (DB) pension scheme members have taken advantage of the ability to transfer their DB pension pots out of their schemes, to be able to access their money in different and more flexible ways. In practice, this often means a transfer to a self-invested personal pen … Read more »
- Speculation in Human Rights Claims – A Recent Decision
One of the challenging circumstances often facing an employer is having to make a tough decision (e.g. termination) with respect to an employee who is known to have a protected characteristic under human rights law. Whether the employee is elderly, has a disability, is gay, or has another protected … Read more »