Legal Compliance and Risk

Global Overview of Developments in Data Privacy: 2019 Update

August 21, 2019

  • US cross-party talks have stalled over a comprehensive federal privacy law while several state legislatures seek to impose broad obligations on businesses as to the use and control of personal data.
  • Brexit: If the UK leaves the EU without a “deal”, and without an Adequacy Decision by the EU,... More

Latin America Legal Update Q2 2019

July 31, 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across Latin America in Q2 2019:
  • Brazil: Requiring pregnant workers to do unhealthy work is unconstitutional
  • Mexico: Significant reform of federal labor law; Leave for parents of children... More

North America Legal Update Q2 2019

July 16, 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across North America in Q2 2019:
  • Canada: Quebec tables draft regulation on personnel placement agencies; Period of service as an independent contractor taken into account in reasonable notice of termination        ... More

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

June 4, 2019

  • This interactive tool provides comparative insights over 60 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Our analysis provides a basic structure for understanding different strengths and weaknesses and a template for comparing a wide range of very different markets.
  • Staffing markets... More

Latin America Legal Update Q1 2019

April 25, 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across Latin America in Q1 2019:
  • Chile: Employment rights for those employed on contracts for specific tasks or services.
  • Costa Rica: Strengthened protection for women in the workplace.
  • Mexico... More

North America Legal Update Q1 2019

April 18, 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across North America in Q1 2019:
  • Canada: British Columbia: Employers must register for new Employers Health Tax; Ontario’s Pay Transparency Act delayed; Extended leave provisions for federal... More

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

March 6, 2019

  • This report provides comparative insights over 60 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Our analysis provides a basic structure for understanding different strengths and weaknesses and a template for comparing a wide range of very different markets.
  • Fine-tune this analysis... More

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

March 6, 2019

  • This report provides comparative insights over 60 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Our analysis provides a basic structure for understanding different strengths and weaknesses and a template for comparing a wide range of very different markets.
  • Fine-tune this analysis... More

Legal Calendar 2019: Americas

January 22, 2019

  • This report highlights the legal changes and developments expected to impact the workforce environment in 2019 in Canada, the US and Latin America.
  • Employers in federally-regulated workplaces in Canada will be affected by changes to Canada’s Labour Code; while recruitment agencies in Quebec... More

North America Legal Update Q4 2018

January 11, 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across North America in Q4 2018:
  • Canada: Bill C-86 introduces reforms to labour standards for federally-regulated employers and temporary work agencies; Federal employers required to establish... More