News archive 2017

MEPs want guaranteed income to combat threat of robots
13 January 2017
MEPs are calling for a universal basic income to combat the threat of job losses from the “rise of the robots”. A report adopted by the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs …. [more]

EU Commission launches initiative to modernise health and safety directives
12 January 2107
The Commission this week released the results of its two-year long review of EU health and safety directives as part of its deregulatory REFIT programme. Billed as a …. [more]

EWC decision – UK’s CAC orders Facilicom to divulge details of clients’ premises
11 January 2017
The UK’s Central Arbitration Committee has ordered Dutch multinational Facilicom to provide details of all its clients’ premises in the UK, as part of a decision regarding …. [more]

French employment law changes from 1st January
5 January 2017
A number of employment-related changes come into force from 1st January, several stemming from the Labour law reform passed last August. They include:…. [more]

What to expect from Brussels in 2017
3 January 2017
During 2017 we expect: the EU Commission to publish the final version of its European Pillar of Social Rights which it will then begin to use to assess the adequacy of …. [more]