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Europe Legal Update Q1 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across Europe in Q1 2019:
  • European Union: AG opinion: Employers should record all daily working hours. 
  • Bulgaria: Employers are obliged to employ people with disabilities.
  • France: New rules on posted workers from 2020; New binding measures on gender wage gap; Uber driver found to be an employee. 
  • Germany: Employers must advise employees of vacation entitlement 
  • Ireland: Act protecting casual employees’ rights comes into force.
  • Italy: Mandatory electronic invoicing introduced; Gig economy riders considered workers. 
  • Slovakia: Employers face penalties for failing to report job vacancies.
  • Spain: Employees right to disconnect under the Data Protection Act; Employers obliged to record working time and wages; Gender equality plans to be extended to small employers from 2020.
  • UK: All workers have a right to an itemised pay slip; HMRC consultation on extension of IR35 off-payroll working rules; Working time: Guidance on calculating holiday pay and compensatory rest ; Government consultation on the use of non-disclosure agreements.

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