Legal Compliance and Risk

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.

North America Legal Update Q3 2018

October 17, 2018

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across North America in Q3 2018:
  • Canada: Safety Risk Justifies Rejection on Grounds of Medical Marijuana Use; Ontario: Restrictions on Criminal Records Checks Effective November 1, 2018; Ontario:... More

Latin America Legal Update Q3 2018

October 17, 2018

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across Latin America in Q3 2018
  • Brazil: Supreme Court Confirms Legality of Outsourcing All Business Activities; Digital Reporting System Now in Place for All Employers 
  • Ecuador: Regulations... More

Global Staffing Company Survey 2018: Concerns about current and upcoming legislation

October 12, 2018

  • 266 staffing firms identify regulatory concerns
  • Top current and future concerns listed, by region
  • Firms in North America, UK, Europe included

Global Overview of Developments in Data Privacy: 2018 Update

August 20, 2018

  • This update provides essential information about the latest global developments on laws affecting the way personal data is processed and protected.
  • On 25 May 2018, Europe’s laws on data protection underwent fundamental changes as the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) (GDPR) came... More

Latin America Legal Update Q2 2018

July 23, 2018

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across Latin America in Q2 2018:
  • Argentina: Proposed Amnesty for Misclassifying Employers
  • Brazil: Provisional Measure 808/2017 Clarifying Labor Reform Law Fails
  • Chile: Employers Must Hire 1% Disabled... More