Unions in the United States and Mexico have taken a significant step under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to interject the United States into labor disputes in Mexico by filing the first complaint under the USMCA’s rapid response mechanism against an auto parts supplier in Mexico.
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U.S. manufacturers that maintain operations or supply chains in Mexico will continue to face challenges as Mexico accelerates implementation of its new labor law and the United States increases pressure on Mexico for faster labor reforms through unprecedented enforcement tools available under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Manufacturers are the principal focus of this new initiative.
On August 3, 2020, the White House issued an Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices with the Interests of American Workers, directing federal agencies to contract with those who prioritize the hiring of U.S. citizens and green card holders over foreign workers for contract positions.
This edition of our newsletter features over 60 developments from around the world that international organisations will want to know about.
Businesses are now prohibited from transferring employee personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) to the U.S. under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield invalid in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Schrems (C-311/18) (Schrems
The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program is invalid, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared on July 16, 2020, in the matter of Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Schrems (C-311/18) (Schrems II).
As part of its response to COVID-19, the government of Mexico recently introduced a traffic-light monitoring system that classifies states with the help of four criteria that they must meet before proceeding to the next phase of Mexico’s reopening plan. Below is the map indicating the COVID-19 risk level in
On July 16, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau announced a federal investment of more than $19 billion that will provide support to Canadians through the Safe Restart Agreement. The purpose of the investment is to help Canada’s provinces and territories safely restart their economies and become more resilient to future
The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”), on July 16, 2020, invalidated the European Union-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (“Privacy Shield”), which more than 5,300 U.S. organizations had relied on to lawfully transfer personal data from the European Union (“EU”) to the United States.1 While the same decision upheld
In light of the Home Office now making regular policy announcements and issuing revised guidance, here are the main immigration law issues that employers may want to keep in mind in order to consider the implications of COVID-19 on their organisations.
Conducting business in the Virgin Islands poses unique challenges not often encountered in the states, but also unique opportunities. This 20-part series will offer tips for doing business in the U.S. Virgin Islands, covering a broad array of topics affecting employers. Part six of this series addresses workplace rules, orders,
Employers in the United States that sponsor foreign nationals for work visas may already be familiar with the various barriers their employees are facing when entering the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On June 30, 2020, the Council of the European Union adopted recommendations on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the European Union (EU). Under the new guidance, U.S.
Conducting business in the Virgin Islands poses unique challenges not often encountered in the states, but also unique opportunities. This 20-part blog series will offer tips for doing business in the U.S. Virgin Islands, covering a broad array of topics affecting employers. Part five of this series addresses workplace rules,