Labor Reform: Analysis Of The First Year Of Enforcement Of Law No. 13,467/2017

After more than a year of the entry into force of Law No. 13,467/2017 (“Labor Reform”), many issues/matters have not yet been judged/pacified by the Superior Courts.
Regarding The Application Of The Rules Of Material Law
To all legal relations constituted or consummated before November 11th, 2017, are not applicable the rules brought by Law No. 13467/2017, in respect to the acquired right, incorporated into the legal patrimony of the employees (article 5th, XXXVI, of the […]

By | Mar 26, 2019 ||

Top 5 Recent Workplace Developments – March 2019

We set out details of 5 developments that could have a significant impact on HR practice.
1. Disability discrimination – when an employer will reasonably be expected to know an employee has a disability
The EAT rules that the employer should have known an employee with reactive depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was disabled and that it was under a duty to make reasonable adjustments.

Employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments if they know, […]

By | Mar 24, 2019 ||

Is There Still A Place For Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)?

Simply put, yes – they offer value for employers and employees.

NDAs, or confidentiality clauses as they are better known in the UK, are widely used in employment contracts and settlement agreements to ensure the protection of confidential and sensitive information.  They are also used to enable employers and employees to move on when a working relationship has broken down, in the knowledge that neither party can discuss details of the complaints raised, often by […]

By | Mar 22, 2019 ||