Legal Compliance and Risk

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

Guide to Implementing IR35 Off-Payroll Working Rules

April 18, 2019

  • This report looks at the proposals outlined by the UK Government for revising the IR35 Off-Payroll Working Rules.
  • It gives contingent workforce buyers, both public bodies and private organisations, guidance on what they need to do to prepare for compliance with the revised Rules from April 2020.... 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.
  • Staffing markets have... 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.
  • Staffing markets have... 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

Latin America Legal Update Q4 2018

January 10, 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across Latin America in Q4 2018:
  •  Colombia: Companies to be responsible for social security payments for contractors
  • Mexico: New minimum wages effective January 1, 2019; Proposal... More

Global Compliance Trends for 2019

December 14, 2018

  • During 2018, there were significant developments in relation to laws on data protection, the classification of self-employed independent contractors, equality and family-friendly policies across the world.
  • These trends continue into 2019, but there will also be an emphasis on equality, family-friendly... More

Recent Developments in the Joint Employer Standard

December 6, 2018

  • In this report, we explore developments in the standard for joint employment under the FLSA and NLRA and proposals to clarify the standard at federal level.