KCG Partners Law Firm and CGP Europe organised a joint Client Breakfast on 20 June 2019
On 4 April 2019 the European Parliament adopted a new Directive on paternity leave and non-transferable parental leave. The aim of the new provisions is to promote gender equality by boosting women’s representation in the workplace and strengthening the role of fathers in the family, and also to enable working parents to reconcile work and family commitments.
On 6 December 2018 the European Council adopted a general approach on a proposal for the establishment of the European Labour Authority (“ELA”).
In December 2018 the Hungarian Parliament adopted a new legislation that significantly changes the Hungarian Labour Code.
The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) issued a decision in November 2018 stating that employees do not lose their right to receive compensation for their unused vacation days even if they did not apply to take them.
The European Council adopted an amendment to the Posting of Workers Directive on 21 June 2018. The purpose of the revised Directive was to ensure fair competition for companies and better protection for workers who have been sent by their employers to perform services in another EU Member State on a temporary basis.