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.
Articles Discussing Employment Issues For Multinational Employers.
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
On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) published its decision in the matter of Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II”). The matter, arising from the transfer of Schrems’ personal data by Facebook Ireland to Facebook Inc. in the United
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,
The federal government of Mexico is implementing a sanitary alert system—called the “traffic light” system—for gradually reopening activities, including the economy in a safe and durable manner. The reopening will be performed in three phases.
On June 10, 2020, the federal government introduced Bill C-17, An Act respecting additional COVID-19 measures, for first reading. If passed in its current form, Bill C-17 would, among other things, make changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and the