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On 7 June 2024, the Official Gazette of the Federation published changes to Social Security Law. The new digital “IMSS Mailbox” is mandatory for employers and will be the exclusive means for communicating with the Institute. The IMSS will issue general rules for the operation of the IMSS Mailbox within 60 days. Failing to register may mean forfeiting the opportunity to challenge adverse resolutions.

Defining, identifying and addressing inappropriate workplace behavior is increasingly a business-critical issue. Although local differences apply, many jurisdictions have similar legal requirements for protection of employees. This article explores the current legal framework, as well as the risks and litigation landscape, in the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.

In the face of intensifying geopolitical risk and continuing economic uncertainty, the challenges for global employers to plan carefully and operate strategically to maintain a thriving workforce are greater than ever. We help employers navigate those challenges in our four-part webinar series featuring Baker McKenzie Global Employment Law colleagues from the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East and Africa who share legal updates and trends impacting US-based multinationals, and provide tips and best practices for your success.

The Cabinet has recently approved in principle the Draft Ministerial Regulation under the Revenue Code Regarding Revenue Tax to increase the personal tax exemption amount on severance pay for terminated employees, aligning with the new maximum rate of severance pay. This change is intended to further ease the financial burden on terminated employees.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine issued Resolution No. 650 on “Some Issues with Reservation of Persons Liable for Military Service during Martial Law”, dated 5 June 2024 (“Resolution”), which came into force on 8 June 2024. The Resolution provides for an opportunity, in addition to the existing paper-based procedure, to reserve employees of certain companies online through the Unified State Web Portal of Electronic Services (“Diia Portal”).

We are delighted to share our Diving into Diversity Vlog Series. Our Baker McKenzie Employment team will be diving into Inclusion, Diversity & Equity topics throughout this series to bring your attention to upcoming changes, interesting developments and key employment law takeaways. This 10-minute watch deals with the increasing cost of the UK visa process and the impact these changes will have on employers.