Effective September 2015, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will coordinate with the Australian Taxation Office to compare visa application and data submitted by companies for tax purposes.
Canada has issued the Digital Privacy Act, which updates the provisions of PIPEDA (the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ).
A recent case has highlighted that there are separate statutory rights that can provide an employee protection against unfair dismissal, regardless of workforce size.
In India, more employees will benefit from annual bonuses, end-of-service gratuity payments and longer maternity leave periods.
Irish employees can now accrue annual leave during period-of-sickness absence. Any accrual can be carried forward for a maximum period of 15 months after the year it was earned in circumstances where the employee has not been able to use it.