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  1. Legal news
    29 April 2019
    Big Brother is (probably) watching: top tips and pitfalls for staff monitoring
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/big-brother-is-probably-watching-top-tips-and-pitfalls-for-staff-monitoring

    The concept of employee monitoring is nothing new. But what is new is the extent to which electronic methods of monitoring and surveillance are being used in the workplace, and this raises new complications and matters ...

  2. Legal news
    17 January 2019
    The potential impact of Brexit on European Works Councils
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-potential-impact-of-brexit-on-european-works-councils

    Pieter De Koster shines a spotlight on the question of Brexit's impact on European Works Councils ('EWCs'). Despite turbulent debate over the risks and disruptions emerging from Brexit, EWCs appear to have received ...

  3. Legal news
    29 July 2019
    International Assignments - Expanding Horizons and Avoiding Roadblocks
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/international-assignments-expanding-horizons-and-avoiding-roadblocks

    To minimise the risks and uncertainties which inevitably arise with international assignments, employers should consider the following points before implementing a proposed assignment.

  4. Legal news
    22 January 2021
    COVID-19: Guidance for Employers in Italy
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-guidance-for-employers-in-italy

    The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in a worldwide pandemic. In Italy, where the outbreak of COVID-19 has been extremely severe, the Government has implemented a number of emergency measures, ...

  5. Legal news
    23 March 2020
    The Coronavirus Bill 2020
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/the-coronavirus-bill-2020

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to send shockwaves across the globe, it is hard to escape the impact of the virus on individuals and businesses here in the UK. On 19 March 2020, with the stated purpose of enabling a ...

  6. Legal news
    23 November 2020
    Operating language German? About the employer’s obligation to speak German
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/operating-language-german-about-the-employers-obligation-to-speak-german

    English is often the language of choice in large companies with international connections. Even if the company has a branch in Germany, the HR department, superiors and employees are often not based in Germany and the ...

  7. Legal news
    12 August 2020
    Cross-border: COVID-19 related home work does not affect the applicable social security system in the EU
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid19-related-home-work-does-not-affect-the-applicable-social-security-system-in-the-eu

    Under prevailing EU regulations, the mandatory national social security system (‘SSS’) applicable to a worker active in the EU in cross-border situations is generally based on the (habitual) place of work. Due to ...

  8. Legal news
    03 April 2020
    EU guidelines on the exercise of the free movement of workers during COVID-19 crisis
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/eu-guidelines-on-the-exercise-of-the-free-movement-of-workers-during-covid-19-crisis

    The European Commission just published guidelines on the restrictions of the free movement principles in the context of the current COVID-19 crisis. Based on overriding public security and public health grounds, many ...