Through Law No. 31246, published on 25 June 2021, Articles 49 and 60 of the Occupational Safety and Health Law, Act No. 29783 were amended. The amendment seeks to guarantee the welfare of the worker against communicable diseases inside and outside the workplace,
The latest video in the United States: The Employer Rapport series, focuses on mandatory vaccinations in the workplace.
On 12 July the European Commission and the European External Actions Service (EEAS) published guidance on “due diligence for EU businesses to address the risk of forced labour in their operations and supply chains”. The non-binding guidance seeks to provide European companies with practical advice on the implementation of effective human rights due diligence practices to address forced labour risks in their supply chains.
In the recent flurry of US Government activity related to Xinjiang, one thing is clear: trade compliance risks continue to increase for companies with supply chains that involve Xinjiang. These latest actions add to the expanding list of companies that face import bans, export bans, and sometimes both, in addition to broader measures under consideration in Congress. This blog post summarizes the past month’s developments.
Explore our key resources and stay abreast of market developments and trends in the corporate power purchase agreement space.
The world of work after COVID-19 is not the same as before. The pandemic has triggered a change in employment law and created new challenges.
On 8 June 2021, the National Environmental Agency (NEA) announced that it would be increasing the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) of four targeted types of household appliances. The increased MEPS levels take effect from 1 January 2022.
This article contains the latest updates from the Energy and Sustainability sector in Italy. Updates include; EUR 1.1billion has been allocated to the development of agrivoltaics by the Italian NRRP, the Ministry of Economic Development has signed a decree implementing an IPCEI fund, and the Bank of Italy has adopted its Responsible Investment Charter to foster ESG finance.
The Singapore Health Sciences Authority is trialing an e-commerce surveillance tool to crack down on contraband products sold online, including illegal drugs, health products and cosmetics. The bot uses robotic process automation and artificial intelligence to trawl through online listings. It analyses information from the listings, including pictures, descriptions and profiles, to identify illegal products and listings that contain illegal or dangerous ingredients.
Indirect sex discrimination claims about working patterns and hours are sometimes based on the premise that women are less able than men to comply with an employer’s requirements because they are more likely to have childcare responsibilities.