Paid paternity leave could increase from two days to six weeks in the Netherlands.
A new tax law in Italy applies to performance-related bonuses paid by private employers to their employees.
The Parental Leave Bill 2017, which extends the applicability and duration of parental leave, has proceeded to the Irish Seanad.
Hong Kong has made changes to its employee-reinstatement rules.
Germany’s Parliament has approved a bill to enhance part-time and fixed-term employment legislation in Germany.
The EU now requires host employers to comply with local standards in remuneration and working conditions when receiving the posting of a non-domestic worker.
New Occupational Health and Safety laws came into effect in June 2018, requiring employers to ensure the health and safety of their workers.
Quebec’s National Assembly has introduced a bill proposing changes to Quebec’s labor standards, with the aim of improving work-life balance for employees.
A bill has been introduced proposing various changes to the superannuation system to ensure compliance with the payment of employee entitlements, among other aims.
Fringe benefits previously enjoyed by employers and/or employees have been significantly slashed and in some cases eliminated.
Japan’s 2018 tax reform bill has been enacted into Japanese law and modifies the country's permanent establishment definition, among other changes.
France made changes to its labor laws in an attempt to make the country more attractive to foreign enterprises.