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    27/05/2024
    Europe

    Vital Signs Spring 2024

    As we push on into 2024 and towards summer, both the weather and some legal areas are hotting up. This edition of Vital Signs looks in detail at recent developments in four diverse legal areas. First, we review the current risks and trends in commercial contracts in the life science sector. Second, we consider how the law on supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) is developing, including the status of the EU pharma law package, CJEU referrals and national case law at the supreme court level. Third, brace yourself for an important decision in UK law on public procurement and the test for the...
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    23/05/2024
    Alemania

    AI Act – What employers need to know

    The following article explains the most important provisions of the AI Act that employers should be ready for.The Council's final vote on the AI Act is an important milestone in the regulation of artificial intelligence. The AI Act will have far-reaching implications for businesses across Europe, particularly in terms of how employers use artificial intelligence-based technologies. In light of these developments, it is crucial that employers understand the requirements and obligations associated with this new legislation.This blog article aims to provide an overview of the most important aspects...
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    16/05/2024
    Ukraine

    Ukraine changes rules for the military draft

    The Ukrainian parliament has adopted a number of laws changing the procedure, criteria and liability for non-compliance with the rules of the military draft in Ukraine. This new legislation includes the following: Law #3127-IX on Introducing Changes in the Law of Ukraine “On Military Obligation and Military Service” (Law 3127);Law #3621-IX on Introducing Changes in several Laws of Ukraine regarding Ensuring Rights of the Servicemen and Policemen for Social Protection (Law 3621);Law #3633-IX on Introducing Changes in several Legislative acts of Ukraine regarding Particular Issues...
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    16/05/2024
    Sudáfrica

    Whistleblowers in the Rail Industry: the LAC gives one a green light, whilst another gets derailed

    Fraud, corruption and irregularities are an unfortunate reality within the South African landscape and those who dare to expose such malpractices, often facing significant professional and personal repercussions. Protection of such employees and available remedies in law are therefore crucial.  Interestingly, the Labour Appeal Court (“LAC”) has recently ruled on two such cases concerning whistleblowing, both arising in the rail industry, in respect of Mr. Solomon Kekana (“Kekana”), formerly from the Safety Regulator, and Ms. Onica Ngoye (“Ngoye”), formerly...
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    16/05/2024
    República Checa

    Flexi-amendment to the Czech Labour Code

    GB CZ
    The Czech Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has published a draft bill of the amendment to the Labour Code, which will allow more flexibility in employment relationships. Both employees and employers should benefit from these changes. The new rules concern the probationary period, termination of employment, working time, salary statements and many other topics. It is anticipated that the amendment will come into force in January 2025.One of the biggest changes is the possibility to agree a longer probationary period of up to four months with non-managerial employees (the current maximum is...
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    15/05/2024
    United Kingdom

    From redundancy to recovery: workplace mental health

    During Mental Health Awareness Week, 13 – 19 May 2024, employers are encouraged to reflect on best practices for supporting their employees' mental health. This is particularly relevant for employers who have recently been through or who are engaged in redundancy processes. Evidence shows that investing in the mental health of employees is crucial. Not only does it contribute to a more positive work environment and employee well-being, but it also enhances productivity, morale, and retention rates.In this Law-Now, we explore the mental health challenges of the retained employee population...
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