Global Employment & Benefits

With 2024 now underway, this is the perfect time to check out our Insights publication.

In case you missed it, Insights highlights what’s on the horizon for employers this year across a range of jurisdictions, including the UK, France, Germany, Hong Kong and US, and provides a regional snapshot of the key hot topics

The Labour Party has announced that, should it win the next general election in 2024, Britain can expect a significant reform to employment law. In her recent speech to TUC Congress, Angela Rayner stated that within the first 100 days of entering office Labour will bring forward an Employment Rights Bill to legislate a “New

In four decisions given on 13 September 2023, the French Supreme Court has created a big stir in the French HR world.  

Through an extensive interpretation of article 7 of EU directive 2003/88/CE of 4 November 2003, which provides that any employee should benefit from a global paid annual leave of at least four weeks

The US securities exchanges (NYSE and Nasdaq) recently introduced new rules requiring listed US companies to adopt policies that provide for clawback of incentive-based compensation in the event of a restatement of the company’s financial statements.

In this Legal Update, Mayer Brown’s Employment and Benefits Group discusses the impact of the new rules on companies

The global workplace is continuing to evolve, with many businesses experiencing significant and long-lasting change alongside increasingly challenging market conditions.

For an employer considering potential redundancies and reductions in force (RIFs) across multiple jurisdictions, understanding how to navigate the various, complex, legislative frameworks is vital.

Our new practical guide on this topic highlights the key

On 18 April 2023, the German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS) presented the long-awaited draft amendment to the Working Time Act and other regulations. Following the decision of the Federal Labor Court of 13 September 2022 (case no. 1 ABR 22/21), the new law is intended to specify how employers must precisely

What helping hand could the French State, traditionally a Welfare state, give to employees with the lowest income and therefore those most affected by inflation?

Only a large-scale measure, both attractive to employees and employers, would have had a chance of achieving the dual objective of increasing the purchasing power of employees without jeopardising the

Our Employment & Benefits team in Hong Kong have published the Asia Employment Law: Mid-Year Review – 2022 H1, a publication covering 14 jurisdictions in Asia.

In this thirty-fifth edition, they flag and comment on employment law developments during the first half of 2022 and highlight some of the major legislative, consultative, policy and

Effective 1 August 2022, the German Act on the Notification of Conditions Governing the Employment Relationship (Nachweisgesetz – NachwG) will be updated.

The new law recently passed the legislative process. It still needs to be executed by the Federal President and published, but this will likely happen by end of July 2022 at the