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This article is the third in a series which provides an overview of the basics of employment law in Austria and will focus on the legal requirements applicable to employee termination procedures.

Maternity Leave Protection

In accordance with the Maternity Protection Act of 1979 (“Maternity Protection Act”), pregnant women are prohibited from working during the last eight (8) weeks immediately prior to the presumed date of delivery and the eight (8) week period must be calculated based upon a medical certificate provided by the employee’s treating physician. If the delivery occurs before or after the date set forth in medical ...

Austria, located in the heart of Central Europe, with a population of approximately 8.4 million people, is considered by many to be the ideal place for international employers to do business. It is one of the wealthiest, most politically stable and business friendly countries in Europe with booming markets and transparent laws. It is neighbored by the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland and has ...

This article is the third in a series which provides an overview of the basics of employment law in Colombia and will focus on laws governing employment terminations, including just cause reasons for terminating the employment relationship, notice requirements and compensation due at the time of termination.

I. Termination of the Employment Relationship
A Colombian employment contract can be terminated unilaterally by either the employer or ...

This article is the second in a series which provides an overview of employment law in Colombia and will focus on laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment in the workplace and remedies available to employees for violations of the law.

This article will be the first in a series providing an introduction to employment law in Colombia.

On February 20, 2015, Italy approved significant but controversial reforms to Article 18 of Italy’s Workers’ Statute of 1970 in an attempt to combat soaring unemployment, currently 42% among workers under the age of 29 and 12.8% overall, and facilitate growth in an otherwise stagnant economy. The reforms, referred to as the “Jobs Act” (“Jobs Act” or “reforms”) were implemented by several Legislative Decrees and based upon the ...

This article is the third in a series which will provide an introduction to employment law in Switzerland and will cover the basic laws applicable to prohibitions against discrimination and harassment and the remedies available to employees who prevail in actions against their employers for violations of these laws. This article will also provide a brief overview of Swiss maternity leave laws.

I. Discrimination and Harassment
Pursuant to Swiss ...

This article is the second in a series which provides an introduction to the key elements of employment law in Switzerland. Although Swiss employment law is rather liberal in character when compared to employment laws of other nations, there are some limitations on the employer and requirements that each employer doing business in Switzerland should be aware of. This article will provide an introduction to the laws applicable to employment ...

Switzerland is a democratic country with a population of almost 8 million people, located in the heart of Europe and comprised of 26 cantons, also known as districts, that operate utilizing three official languages: French, German and Italian. Each canton has its own constitution, legislature, government and courts. Due to Switzerland’s advanced infrastructure, skilled workforce, and unlike many of its European counterparts, its ability to ...

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