DECEMBER

12/14/2020: Switzerland – Brexit: Hiring U.K. Nationals in 2021

12/04/2020: Netherlands – Income Requirement for Foreign Workers Modified for 2021

NOVEMBER

11/25/2020: Finland – Revised Posted Workers Directive Has Been Implemented

11/24/2020: Belgium – Walloon Regional Authorities Set New 2021 Minimum Salary Criteria

11/04/2020: European Union – Proposal for a Directive on Adequate Minimum Wage

SEPTEMBER

10/20/2020: Denmark – New Legislation Relating to Posting of Workers   

09/29/2020: United Kingdom – Guidance Issued on Frontier Workers in the U.K.

09/29/2020: Cambodia – COVID-19: Entry Requirements for Foreign Travelers Revised

09/15/2020: Vietnam – COVID-19: Extra Guidance on Visas, Entry for Foreign Experts

09/08/2020: Singapore – Significant Updates on Work Pass Salary, Job Advertising Requirements

09/04/2020: Sweden – More Rights for Posted Workers, but Also More Compliance Obligations

AUGUST

08/28/2020: Poland – Enactment of Legislation on Posting of Workers in EU

08/14/2020: United States – New Ruling Narrows Injunctions Blocking Public Charge Rule 

JULY

08/07/2020: Italy – New Quotas for Foreign Individuals Entering for Professional Training, Apprenticeships

08/07/2020: Ireland – COVID-19: Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme Introduced

08/07/2020: United States – Move Aimed at Prioritizing U.S. Workers for Federal Contracts

07/27/2020: European Union – Amended Directive for Posted Workers

07/13/2020: Canada – Amendments to Initially Proposed Requirements under Quebec Experience Program

JUNE

06/25/2020: Poland – New Rules for Posted Workers under Consideration in Parliament

06/22/2020: United States – Supreme Court Blocks Attempt to Terminate DACA Program

06/22/2020: United States – Flexibility in Physical Inspection Requirements for Form I-9 Extended

06/10/2020: Italy – Investor Visa, Regularisation of Foreign Workers, Temporary Residence Permits

06/08/2020: Argentina – Further Extension of Mandatory COVID-19 Quarantine for Buenos Aires

06/08/2020: United States – DOL Will Not Extend Certain COVID-19 Accommodations

06/04/2020: Spain – COVID-19: State of Alarm Extended Again

MAY

05/29/2020: Canada – New Requirements under Quebec Experience Program

05/21/2020: Canada – COVID-19: Temporary Process to Get Foreign Workers into New Jobs Faster

05/21/2020: United States – Land Border Restrictions with Canada, Mexico Extended Through June 22

05/19/2020: European Union – Court Rules A1 Certificate Is Binding for Social Security Only

05/07/2020: European Union – Major Reform of EU Road Transport Sector Adopted

05/01/2020: Italy – Status of Reopening Country, Work and Resident Permits Extended  

05/01/2020: Vietnam – COVID-19: Immigration, Tax/Social Security, and Income Support Measures

APRIL

04/27/2020: United States – Presidential Proclamation Temporarily Suspends Entry for Certain Immigrants

04/22/2020: Slovakia – COVID-19: Tax Relief and Wage Support for Individuals and Employers

04/22/2020: United States – Executive Order Expected to Impact Applicants for Permanent Residence

04/17/2020: United Kingdom – COVID-19: Visa Application Centre Closures, Visa ‘Overstayers’ Get Extension

04/17/2020: United Kingdom – COVID-19: Right to Work Checks and U.K. Sponsor Compliance Updates

04/17/2020: Argentina – National Immigration Office Extends Residency Deadlines

04/17/2020: Finland – COVID-19: Revised Policies Restricting Travel Restrictions, List of Critical Tasks

04/15/2020: Argentina – COVID-19: Fiscal Relief for Companies

04/13/2020: Argentina – Government Extends Scope of Mandatory Quarantine

04/09/2020: European Union - EUR 100 Billion Initiative to Support Employment and Businesses

04/08/2020: Peru – COVID-19: Additional Fiscal Measures and Controls on Freedom of Movement

04/01/2020: Norway – COVID-19: Tax, Social Security, Benefits, and Quarantine Measures

MARCH

03/30/2020: European Union – Guidelines for Free Movement of Workers during COVID-19 Pandemic

03/30/2020: Australia – COVID-19: Considerations for Managing a Migrant Workforce in Trying Times

03/27/2020: Romania – COVID-19: Measures for Social Protection and Income Support

03/24/2020: Germany – Measures to Combat COVID-19 Become More Intense

03/24/2020: Argentina – Mandatory Quarantine Imposed Due to COVID-19

03/21/2020: Singapore – Changes to Employment Pass and S Pass Requirements

03/19/2020: United States - Managing Employer I-9 Requirements and COVID-19

03/18/2020: Australia – COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Self-Quarantine Requirements  

03/17/2020: Belgium –COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Immigration Process Changes

03/17/2020: Ireland – COVID-19: Delays in Employment Permit Processing Times

03/10/2020: Italy – Country in Lockdown as COVID-19 Threat Grows

03/06/2020: United States – Immigration Updates: COVID-19 Entry Restrictions, TPS and Yemen

03/04/2020: Italy – New Statute Introduces COVID-19-Related Measures Affecting Immigration

03/03/2020: Singapore – Precautions Extended to Foreign Employees Traveling from Areas in South Korea

FEBRUARY

02/25/2020: Italy – Temporary Measures in Place to Deal with Outbreak of Covid-19

02/21/2020: Singapore - New Health Directive to Contain Spread of Coronavirus

02/14/2020: Vietnam – Changes in Work Permit, Immigration Procedures

02/13/2020: Singapore – Measures Implemented to Contain Spread of Coronavirus

02/07/2020: People’s Republic of China – Updates on Immigration Policy during Coronavirus Epidemic

02/07/2020: Canada – Québec: New Obligations for Employers Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers

02/05/2020: Singapore – New Talent Access Programme for Tech Companies

02/04/2020: United States – Employers May Use New Form I-9 Now; Mandatory from May 1

02/04/2020: Ireland – National Minimum Wage Rise from 1 February

JANUARY

01/31/2020: Singapore – Increased Penalties, Enforcement for Not Complying with Fair Employment Practices

01/13/2020: Ireland – Sectors with Shortages Addressed by New Employment Permits

01/09/2020: Netherlands – Online Registration, Other Procedures Implemented for Posted Workers

01/03/2020: People’s Republic of China – Targeted Changes to Facilitate Entry/Exit for Foreign Talent

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