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  • Blog: ALTIUS BlogsNew salary increases in Joint Committee n° 200Posted on November 26, 2021 by
    On 18 November 2021, the social partners within the general Joint Committee for white-collar employees (JC 200) signed a sector-level agreement regarding the implementation of the wage norm. Besides a wage increase of 0.4%, the agreement also provides for a corona premium and an increase in the commuting allowance. Employers should be aware that this recently published agreement contains strict implementation deadlines. We answer below the most important questions regarding this sector-level agreement.Which salary increases does this sector-level agreement provide for? First, the agreement...
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  • Blog: The Business Law BlogThe Canadian Securities Administrators Proposes Mandatory Climate-Related Disclosure for Reporting IssuersPosted on November 25, 2021 by Jacqueline Wilmott, Chat Ortved, Stuart D. Breen
    Summary of the Article The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) have published a notice and request for comment on proposed National Instrument 51-107 – Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (the “Proposed Instrument”) and its companion policy, which would establish mandatory climate-related disclosure requirements for reporting issuers in ...
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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogOIG allows physician-employer to retain profits from employed CRNA in ASCPosted on November 23, 2021 by
    Realignment arrangements are common in the health care industry and authorized by Medicare.
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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogThe EDPB Issues Guidelines Clarifying What Constitutes an International Data Transfer Under the GDPRPosted on November 23, 2021 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    On November 19, 2021, the European Data Protection Board published its draft Guidelines 05/2021 on the interplay between the application of Article 3 of the GDPR, which sets forth the GDPR’s territorial scope, and the GDPR’s provisions on international data transfers. Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsNew Guidance Addresses HIPAA Rules and COVID-19 Vaccination Information in the WorkplacePosted on November 23, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    HHS recently issued guidance, in a Q&A format, to clarify when the HIPAA privacy rules apply to disclosures and requests for information about an individual’s COVID-19 vaccination status.  Among other questions, the guidance addresses whether HIPAA prohibits an employer from requiring its employees to disclose to the employer whether they have received a COVID-19 vaccination. In […] The post New Guidance Addresses HIPAA Rules and COVID-19 Vaccination Information in the Workplace appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogTrade names as a protective tool in the event of subsequent trademark applicationsPosted on November 16, 2021 by Editor1
    Often, during scrutiny and examination of an intellectual property portfolio, trade names will be found among the trademarks. Although these assets are similar, their purpose is not identical, and this fact should be taken into consideration when designing an effective protective strategy to ensure that the rights in these signs are enforced in respect of […] La entrada Trade names as a protective tool in the event of subsequent trademark applications apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
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