Developments In International Employment Law

By on August 2, 2019

August 2, 2019

Employment law is high on the agenda of many governments worldwide. This Today’s General Counsel article looks at these developments in three international jurisdictions: The United States, China and Europe. A key pending issue in the U.S. is wage overtime regulations, specifically the minimum annual salary threshold for workers to qualify for the white-collar exemption. Proposed changes could make more than one million additional U.S. workers eligible for overtime. In China, a slew of additional regulations pertaining to worker recruitment and promotion have been promulgated in response to the #MeToo movement. In Europe, key developments include a pending new set of rules pertaining to the gig economy in Italy; new regulations pertaining to foreign workers and the reduction of workloads for ageing workers in Belgium; and new rules pertaining to collective bargaining agreements in Spain.

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