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Talking Work

By Ius Laboris
Talking Work is an employment law podcast by Ius Laboris. Join us and our specialists from around the world as they tackle a range of issues, all to do with the changing world of work.
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New environmental remit for CSEs in France
The Social and Economic Committees, which are the employee representative bodies in France, now have a new remit to scrutinise the environmental implications of projects planned by employers. Arnaud Teissier, partner in our French firm, CAPSTAN Avocats, gives us the low down. Find Arnaud Teissier’s article here. Discover the article on sustainable corporate governance in the EU here. If you’d like to contact Arnaud Teissier, click here for his details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
07:21
October 26, 2021
How have the unions fared during COVID - and what of the future?
The unions have faced some difficult challenges during COVID and in this episode we talk to David Hopper, partner in our UK law firm, Lewis Silkin, about how they have tried to meet them. We also think about future challenges: how to motivate young people to join; how to deal with technological advancements and how to stay relevant when other, newer, pressure groups start moving into their space… Find our survey on union activity here. Discover our article on French CSE obligations on environment here. If you’d like to contact David Hopper, click here for his details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
10:27
October 19, 2021
What headcount can tell you about your obligations
In this episode, Alexander Ulrich of our German firm, Kliemt HR Lawyers, explains all about our new digital tool, which enables employers to find what legal obligations they have based on their employee headcount. It turns out that headcount matters for lots of reasons: health & safety, trade unions and redundancies, for example. You can choose any of 30+ countries, tell the system how many employees you have - and it will tell you what you are required by to do law. Alexander sets out the details. Find our new digital tool on employer obligation here. If you’d like to contact Alexander Ulrich, click here for his details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
11:16
October 13, 2021
Isolation at home and how to disconnect from work
COVID-19 has also taken a toll on the mental health of many employees. While some people are dealing with feelings of isolation when working from home, others can find it hard to switch off from work. In this episode, we discuss these twin issues with the Italian Chair of our international Expert Group on health and safety, Stefano de Luca Tamajo. If you’d like to contact Stefano de Luca Tamajo, click here for his details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Find our trending page on mental health at work, with Stefano’s article on isolation and disconnection from work, along with a map, survey data and a table with tips from employers here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
07:23
October 8, 2021
What the German Federal elections could mean for employment law
The 6 main parties taking part in the German Federal elections have set out their ideas and in this episode, we take a look at their plans for employment. Till Heimann from our German law firm, Kliemt HR Lawyers, joins us to explain what they each envisage. If you would like to contact Till Heimann, click here for her details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Read Till Heimann's article on our website here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
12:47
September 21, 2021
LGBTQ+ rights at work in the US
US attorney Dawn Siler-Nixon talks to us about how the new US administration is putting a big focus on the rights of LGBTQ+ people at work. According to Executive Orders issued by President Biden: ‘Every person should be treated with respect and dignity and should be able to live without fear, no matter who they are or whom they love.’ We look at what federal agencies are now required to do and what private employers also need to think about. If you would like to contact Dawn Siler-Nixon, click here for her details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Read Dawn's article on our website here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
13:03
September 16, 2021
Increasing the diversity of your workforce
If you can’t measure it, how can you improve it? If you want to increase the diversity of your workforce, you first need to know if you are allowed by law to ask your employees diversity questions. In some countries you can, but in others you can’t. In this episode we ask Ben Favaro, data privacy specialist from our UK law firm, Lewis Silkin, about the results of our international survey into diversity and inclusion monitoring and what it all means for employers. If you would like to contact Benjamin Favaro, click here for his details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. See the results of our D&I Monitoring survey here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
11:16
September 10, 2021
How to conduct an internal investigation: tips for HR
We invited Karen Baxter from our UK firm, Lewis Silkin, and Síobhra Rush from our Irish firm, Lewis Silkin Ireland, to discuss internal investigations and the new EU Whistleblowing Directive that comes into effect in December. Karen takes us through a scenario in which an employee is accused of sexual harassment by another employer and shares tips on how to avoid any pitfalls, while Síobhra sets out for us the main changes to the whistleblowing regime in Europe. If you would like to contact Karen Baxter, click here for her details. You can reach out to Síobhra Rush by clicking here. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Take a look at our page on Internal Investigations and Whistleblowing here. We have also recently launched a chapter of our Global HR Law Guide on this topic, covering the rules in 25+ countries.
22:07
September 2, 2021
Working from home in Portugal
Having worked remotely during the pandemic and traveled a little during the holiday season, many people are starting to wonder what it would be like to work abroad on a more permanent basis – particularly in a sunny country. We invited Inês Reis, partner at our Portuguese member firm pbbr, to tell us about relocating to work from home in Portugal. If you would like to contact Inês Reis, click here for her details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Read our Working from Home Abroad Report here, with some tips on working abroad from 25+ countries. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
11:25
August 27, 2021
#stayonboard: a push for a better work-life balance for board members in Germany
Board members in Germany cannot currently suspend their mandate temporarily in case of pregnancy, sickness or to care of a sick family member. However, this is about to change as a result of the initiative #stayonboard. Joining us is Jessica Jacobi, partner at our German firm Kliemt HR Lawyers and one of the initiators of #stayonboard, along with one of her co-activists Tobias de Raet, a corporate/M&A partner at Linden Partners. We discussed the new law, its impact on companies and why they first decided to start the #stayonboard initiative. Find out more about the #stayonboard initiative on their website here and also get informed about the new law with this article by Jessica Jacobi. If you would like to contact Jessica Jacobi click here for her details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
16:10
July 13, 2021
Transgender employees and women in the workplace in India
Pride Month is coming to a close, but we still have more to discuss about LGBTQ+ equality at work... We invited Debjani Aich, partner at our Indian member firm Kochhar & Co., to tell us about equality in terms of transgender rights, as Indian law now protects the 'Third Gender'. We also discuss the impact of #metoo in India and what India has been doing in relation, for example, to the gender pay gap. Find out more about the protection of the Third Gender in India here. If you would like to contact Debjani Aich click here for her details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
19:48
June 30, 2021
The future of pensions law
As life expectancy increases, governments are starting to redesign pensions for the future. So, will people need to work for longer and will governments require employers to provide pensions for employees? In this episode, Corine Hoekstra, senior associate at our Dutch pensions firm Blom Veugelers Zuiderman Advocaten, joins us to talk about pensions law reform and also how a planned new Dutch pensions law will impact business. If you would like to contact Corine Hoekstra click here for her details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
18:33
June 22, 2021
Legal tech in employment law
What are the biggest misconceptions lawyers have about legal tech? What key trends are we seeing right now? Martin Kammandel, legal tech engineer at Kliemt.HR, breaks down these questions and talks about some of the projects his team has been working on. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
09:07
June 15, 2021
The gig economy and casual workers in Australia
As discussed previously in this podcast, there is an ongoing debate around the world as to whether gig workers should be classified as employees or self-employed. Recently, in Australia, the court in a case involving Deliveroo held that delivery workers class as employees. We invited Claire Brattey, special counsel at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, to tell us more about this and its possible impact and also to talk to us about the way casual workers are supported in Australia. If you would like to contact Claire Brattey click here for her details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Take a look at our special report on atypical work here to access other insights and content about gig economy. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
14:06
June 8, 2021
Working from home – from abroad
Remote working is here to stay but what happens if an employee wants to work from abroad? It turns out this raises all sorts of questions about immigration, employment law in the new country, health & safety, social security, tax and other compliance issues. We invited Sophie Maes, partner of Claeys & Engels to talk to us about all of these and more. Our Working from Abroad survey is now live on the website. This sets out which rules apply when someone works from any one of 25+ countries. Make sure to check it out here. If you would like to contact Sophie Maes click here for her details and Deborah Ishihara can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
18:45
June 2, 2021
HR for international companies operating in France
We invited Pascal Lagoutte, partner in our French firm, CAPSTAN Avocats, and chairman of the Ius Laboris alliance, to talk to us about managing operations in France from an HR perspective. We discuss what to look out for in French employment law, including some things that foreign companies might find surprising about running a business in France. Pascal also gives us his view on what distinguishes Ius Laboris as an alliance and highlights that we have been working together now for 20 years, serving our clients in one big team, across the world. If you would like to contact Pascal Lagoutte click here for his details. Our host, Deborah Ishihara, can be found here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
19:04
May 27, 2021
Setting up to work at home for the long term
When lockdowns started happening in different countries around the world last year, remote working was treated as an emergency measure. But now employers are having to work out how to set it up for the longer term – and that raises a whole raft of issues that need proper thought, such as health and safety, mental wellbeing, the right for employees disconnect, cybersecurity, how to monitor time spent working, work performance and more. There is a new remote working Act in Spain and so we head there (remotely) for this episode to talk to Iñigo Sagardoy, chairman of our Spanish firm Sagardoy Abogados to get his insights. If you would like to contact Iñigo, click here for his details. Deborah Ishihara is available via email. Don't forget to download our COVID-19: How and where to work guide and to keep an eye on our COVID-19 page. We also have plenty of information on our website about working from home and you can take a look here.    Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
12:04
May 11, 2021
Will we all be gig economy workers in the future? | Labour Day Special
After one year of transformation of the workplace under COVID-19, this is a very different Labour Day and atypical work patterns are in the spotlight. In this episode, we take a look at the gig economy, with Román Gil, partner at our Spanish law firm Sagardoy Abogados. Román explains the difference between employees and independent contractors and why this matters, and looks at what courts around the world are saying about the rights of those engaged in platform work. He also shares his predictions as to how the gig economy will develop in the future. If you would like to contact Román Gil Albuquerque, click here for his details. You can find out more about informal and atypical work patterns in our report here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
14:59
May 1, 2021
What does innovation mean for in-house legal teams?
How are lawyers embracing new ways of thinking and working? And how is innovation improving the way legal services are delivered? Fatima Hussain, an experienced in-house counsel in the automotive sector in Germany, and Sam Everatt, Director of Ius Laboris, talk about what innovation can look like for in-house legal teams. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
12:01
April 14, 2021
Vaccination in Israel and the road ahead
Israel has been quicker than any other country in the world to vaccinate its population and this has taken Israelis from lockdown to the road to freedom in just a few weeks. We caught up with Orly Gerbi, partner in our Israeli firm Herzog Fox & Neeman, to tell us how things are changing in Israel: whether people are going back to the office yet; whether employers are asking for proof of vaccination; what 'green status' is all about – and crucially, how people are feeling now they begin to glimpse the road ahead. Don't forget to visit our Corona hub for regular updates, and you can also download our COVID-19: How and Where to Work guide covering 37 countries. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
14:16
April 1, 2021
US employment law changes to look out for in 2021
There are many ways in which the new Biden Administration is making waves and employment law is definitely among them. So we caught up with Aaron Zandy, attorney in our US law firm FordHarrison for a heads-up on what’s happening now, what the new Administration would like to happen and how likely it is they will fulfil their ambitions. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
16:10
March 23, 2021
State support: the new normal?
With the shock waves of the coronavirus pandemic likely to fracture economies and livelihoods for some time to come, will workers expect continued help from the state and will this change our expectations about the role of governments? We ask James Davies, partner at our UK firm, Lewis Silkin, for his views. You can read more about what James has written on this topic here. You can also download The Word 2021 report for more insights into the future of work in a post-pandemic world. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
11:58
March 16, 2021
Women in the workplace - challenges and ideas from Denmark
To chime with International Women’s Day on 8 March, we have taken a look at gender issues in the workplace, with Denmark as our focus. We invited Rikke Falk Dambo, a partner in our Danish firm, Norrbom Vinding, to talk to us about the debate currently raging over #metoo, along with some interesting initiatives to encourage equality in a way that integrates parental and caring duties and embeds the idea from an early age that women can expect equal opportunities with men. And much more. The issues around diversity that face wider society are all too apparent in the workplace too. In our Diversity in the Workplace series, we look at the key bones of contention and the strategies being used to resolve them. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
11:12
March 8, 2021
Mental health at work in the APAC region | The Word 2021 Special
To chime with the launch of our flagship publication “The Word 2021: Forces for Change”, we prepared some special podcasts on key themes related to the future of work. We invited Kathryn Weaver, partner in Lewis Silkin Hong Kong, to discuss how mental health is protected in APAC workplaces and compare to different countries around the world. Kathryn also gives tips on what employers can do to provide a healthy environment for employees to work in. If you would like to contact Kathryn Weaver, click here for her details. You can also read her article about this topic here. Access this link to download The Word 2021, with legal insights on a range of work-related topics, based on research involving 500+ HR professionals from around the world. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
09:13
March 2, 2021
The role of unions during and after COVID-19 | The Word 2021 Special
Pairing with the launch of our flagship publication “The Word: Forces for Change”, we prepared some special episodes on key themes related to the future of work. To start with, we invited Chris Engels, former chair of our alliance and founding partner of Claeys & Engels, Ius Laboris Belgium, to have a chat about his article in The Word 2021: the transformation of the role of the unions during COVID-19. In this very insightful episode, Chris also shares his views on how the divide between employed and self-employed workers could be navigated in future. Access this link to download The Word 2021, with legal insights on a range of work-related topics, based on research involving 500+ HR professionals from around the world. If you would like to contact Chris Engels, click here for his details. You can also read his article on this topic here.  Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
16:17
February 25, 2021
What employers need to know about the new EU Whistleblower Directive
With the EU Whistleblowers Directive coming into force at the end of 2021, investigations are becoming of more concern of employers. Janusz Tomczak, partner at our Polish member Raczkowski and chair of our new Expert Group on Internal Investigations, provides details of the Directive and its likely impact on employers. He also explains how to conduct an internal investigation while safeguarding employees’ confidentiality and avoiding the most common pitfalls. If you would like to contact Janusz Tomczak, click here for his details. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
11:06
February 18, 2021
Everything from COVID-19 vaccination to remote working
COVID-19 continues to pose new questions for employers, and some of those relate to testing, vaccination, health and safety for longer-term, remote working and work-life balance. Stefano de Luca Tamajo, partner at our Italian firm Toffoletto de Luca Tamajo, and chair of our expert group on health & safety, joins us to talk about all those topics and more. Download 'COVID-19: How and where to work', the latest issue of our guide to the pandemic for international employers. If you would like to contact Stefano de Luca Tamajo, click here for his details. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
08:57
February 16, 2021
Post-Brexit immigration rules
The end of the Brexit transition period has brought with it many changes to the immigration rules that operate between the UK and the EU. We invited Sophie Maes, partner at our Belgian firm Claeys & Engels, and Naomi Hanrahan-Soar, managing associate at the UK firm Lewis Silkin, to tell us about the changes from both sides of the channel. For more Brexit-related information, keep an eye on our Brexit page and don’t forget to download our guide covering immigration rules in the post-Brexit scenario. If you would like to contact Sophie Maes click here for her details. For the contact information of Naomi Hanrahan-Soar, click here. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
22:32
February 2, 2021
Executive pay in the time of COVID-19
Executive pay is coming under increasing pressure as a result of COVID-19 and so we have recently conducted some research covering 15 countries into the rules and norms around it. Jan Van Gysegem, partner at our Belgian firm Claeys & Engels joins us today to talk us through the results. Check out our research on Executive Pay by accessing this link. If you would like to contact Jan Van Gysegem, click here for his details. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
19:12
January 28, 2021
Employment law post Brexit: what changes are afoot?
This year has begun with a bang in the UK, with the country having left the European Union on 31 December 2020. But what are the implications for UK employment law? Will it track EU law or diverge, morphing into a new and different post-Brexit regime? James Davies, partner at our UK firm Lewis Silkin, lets us have his views. For more Brexit-related information, keep an eye on our Brexit page and don’t forget to download our guide covering immigration rules in the post-Brexit scenario. If you would like to contact James Davies, click here for his details. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
10:05
January 13, 2021
Creating incentives: variable pay plans across the world
Variable pay plans are increasingly popular worldwide as ways of attracting and retaining talent. So today we look at some of the key things to think about when setting one up -including trickier aspects, such as whether employers can ‘clawback’ pay if an employee fails to deliver. Emanuela Nespoli, partner of our Italian member firm, Toffoletto de Luca Tamajo tells us all about it. Check out Emanuela’s article on variable pay, plus a comparison table covering the rules in 24 countries here. If you would like to contact Emanuela Nespoli, click here for her details. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
07:06
December 8, 2020
If the Privacy Shield is dead – what next for the transfer of data?
The transfer of personal data across national borders is crucial for the functioning of many businesses. In this episode, we interview Inger Verhelst, of Belgian firm Claeys & Engels and explore the implications of the recent EU data privacy case that invalidated the so-called 'Privacy Shield' by which personal data used to be sent from Europe to the US. We also look at what should happen to the email account of someone who has left an organisation and we think about what employers can and cannot do when it comes to health checking employees returning to the office in the time of COVID-19. Read more about the Belgian email case and check our interactive chart showing the position of different countries on the COVID-19 data privacy workplace questions discussed in this podcast. If you would like to contact Inger Verhelst, click here to see her details. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
19:16
December 1, 2020
The German law to let you work from anywhere
In this episode, we talk about a proposal for a new law in Germany to support 'mobile working' - in other words, allowing employees to work from home or anywhere else. We speak to Alexander Ulrich, partner in our German firm, Kliemt HR Lawyers, about how the law might operate and what the challenges and pitfalls could be. If you want to contact Alexander Ulrich, click here to see his details. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
13:60
November 24, 2020
How might a Biden presidency impact employment law?
Trump and Biden are politically poles apart and so it is a fair assumption that changes to employment law will be made by the new Biden administration. But what specifically might they do? We invited Maria Tavano, attorney in our US member firm FordHarrison, to tell us what sort of changes she anticipates over the coming months. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
10:32
November 16, 2020
How positive is the law? Positive discrimination in the workplace
As eliminating racial inequality in the workplace becomes a goal for more and more forward-thinking companies, we take a detailed look at the issue of 'positive discrimination' in this podcast. We talk to José Carlos Wahle, partner in our member in Brazil Veirano Advogados about a Brazilian company that recently offered traineeships only to black applicants and is now being prosecuted for unlawful discrimination. We ask how likely the case is to succeed. We also talk to Lucy Lewis, partner in our UK firm, Lewis Silkin, as she sets out 5 key points employers should consider before taking affirmative action on behalf of disadvantaged groups. José and Lucy have also collaborated on an article about positive discrimination, with comments from eight other countries, which you can read here: https://bit.ly/3owJo3v  Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
11:38
October 29, 2020
How virtual reality will change the way we work
In this episode, we interviewed Frank Steinicke, Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Hamburg, to find out how immersive technology will affect how we work now and in the future – and most importantly – how to prepare for this new reality.  Frank will speak more about the impact of AI and virtual reality in the workplace at our Legal HR Summit on the 4-5 November. Register here: www.legalhrsummit.com Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
12:20
October 20, 2020
COVID-19 and its impact on employment in the US
For this episode, we invited Jeff Mokotoff, partner in our US law firm FordHarrison, to talk about how COVID-19 is impacting employment in the US. Jeff tells us what is happening now, with layoffs and restructuring featuring heavily. He and also gives us his predictions about future employment litigation, based on working hours, discrimination and more. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
15:23
October 14, 2020
How to encourage good mental health at work
To chime with World Mental Health Day on 10 October, we invited Yvonne Frederiksen, partner in Ius Laboris Danish firm Norrbom Vinding, to discuss just how ‘healthy’ the law on mental health is in different countries around the world and how to support good mental health practices at work. Yvonne also shares some great ideas on how to encourage neurodiversity at work. Check out this very healthy episode of Talking Work. If you want to know more about this topic, take a look at our latest publication called ‘Mental Health at Work’. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
13:37
October 6, 2020
New rules on sending workers to EU countries come into force
The Revised Posted Workers' Directive and what employers need to know now. Sophie Maes, partner in Belgian firm Claeys & Engels, talks to Deborah Ishihara about the revised rules for temporary secondees coming to work in EU member states. We find out what the new rules cover and also think about the patchwork of different countries, some having implemented the directive on time (30 July 2020), some with draft law in the pipeline and others that have not yet started the process. Sophie advises how employers should handle these disparities and also sets out the main points employers should check to ensure compliance. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
15:51
September 29, 2020
Data and privacy: how COVID-19 is rewriting the rulebook
Temperature checking, thermal imaging and more – how is the tension between data & privacy and data sharing and usage in the public interest playing out in the time of COVID-19? We are joined by Alex Milner-Smith, Co-Head of the Data & Privacy Group at our Ius Laboris UK firm, Lewis Silkin, to discuss how past data protection norms are being pulled out of shape by the pandemic. We also take a practical look at how to undertake a data privacy impact assessment and Alex provides his checklist of issues for employers to focus on from a privacy perspective. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
25:26
September 22, 2020
Is China fully back to work now?
We have invited Tracy Zhu, counsel at Ius Laboris China, (Fangda Partners), to explain how things are panning out in China post-COVID. We talked with Tracy about the impact of the pandemic on how companies operate, and what level of optimism currently exists in China about the future of its economy. Find out more about how employers in 49 countries are managing the gradual return to work in our new international Back to Work Guide: https://theword.iuslaboris.com/hrlaw/coronavirus  Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
10:15
September 16, 2020
Working from home in the time of COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the world of work. For the inaugural episode of Talking Work, we invited Jenny Hellberg to talk to us about the legal aspect of working from home in the time of COVID-19. Jenny is a partner at the Ius Laboris member firm for Sweden, Elmzell. In this episode, she talks about Sweden, but also more generally about the questions she and her international colleagues are being asked worldwide. Talking Work is a podcast by Ius Laboris, the leading legal alliance in employment law - www.iuslaboris.com
17:57
September 10, 2020