Tag Archives: employees

At a glance: hiring employees in China

Background information on applicants Background checks Are there any restrictions or prohibitions against background checks on applicants? Does it make a difference if an employer conducts its own checks or hires a third party? No, there are no prohibitions or restrictions under current law or regulations for a potential employer to conduct reasonable background checks… Read More »

New York Employers Required to Notify Employees of Monitoring

Related Practices & Jurisdictions The new year brings a new law regarding electronic monitoring of employee communications. Effective May 7, 2022, New York employers will be required to provide notice to employees for certain types of electronic monitoring; the new state law applies to all private employers with a place of business in the state.  Any… Read More »

University of Iowa seeks labor law advice for employees working outside state

Members of the Iowa Board of Regents listen during a meeting at the Levitt Center for University Advancement in Iowa City on June 3, 2021. (The Gazette) IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa is seeking help to ensure compliance with other states’ labor and payroll laws and practices for employees working outside Iowa, as… Read More »

COVID-19’s new expatriate employees | Reuters

November 8, 2021 – When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down workplaces and closed international borders, seemingly overnight in early 2020, many expatriate employees were suddenly thrown into crisis: Some found themselves terminated from their employment while abroad, unable to obtain renewed visas or extended grace periods, and unable to travel home. Others who did not… Read More »

Ohio governor signs bill allowing armed school employees

Before announcing the bill signing, the governor outlined several other school safety measures he and lawmakers have promoted, including $100 million for school security upgrades in schools and $5 million for upgrades at colleges. The state is also adding 28 employees to the school safety center to work with districts on safety issues and to… Read More »

new labour laws: How employees’ working hours, annual leave will change under the new labour laws

To revamp the regulations governing employer-employee relationship and reform the labour laws the government has released four Labour Codes. The newly enacted Labour Codes lay down an array of reforms relating to wages, social security (pension, gratuity), labour welfare, health, safety and working conditions (including that of women). In the ever-changing globalised corporate world, there… Read More »