News archive 2017

Commission’s Pillar of Social Rights expected in March
25 January 2017
The EU Commission has said it plans to publish the final version of its European Pillar of Social Rights in March. At a conference on the subject this week, the …. [more]

UK unions GMB and Community fall out over recognition deal at XPO/Asos
24 January 2017
UK trade unions the GMB and Community have fallen out over a recognition agreement with US logistics firm XPO. GMB says the company has signed a …. [more]

European Parliament seeks beefed up Pillar of Social Rights
19 January 2017
The European Parliament has adopted a response to the Commission’s European Pillar of Social Rights saying it must “reinforce social rights through concrete and …. [more]

Implications of Theresa May’s Brexit speech for employers
17 January 2017
Theresa May’s speech on Brexit this week provided little new for employers, but did confirm several points including:…. [more]

German employment law changes – and a general election – due in 2017
16 January 2017
The following employment-related legal changes are expected during 2017: 1. Temporary agency and contract work. From April, assignments will …. [more]