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  • Could the UK follow the French and introduce a right to disconnect?

    20 January 2017

    French workers can now negotiate with their employer on limiting their access to emails and other work activity outside of office hours. Could we see similar legislation appear in the UK? Jane Fielding, head of the employment, labour and equalities team at Gowling WLG (UK) LLP attempts to finds out.

  • Why the talent function needs to work more closely with global mobility

    15 December 2016

    International assignments play a positive role in career advancement, so why is global mobility not linked more closely to talent initiatives?

  • International: Opel/Vauxhall reaches Europe-wide restructuring agreement

    24 June 2010

    Opel/Vauxhall reached a framework agreement with its European Works Council in May 2010 to accompany a major Europe-wide restructuring programme, involving more than 8,000 job losses. The deal contains detailed investment and production commitments by the automotive multinational, along with substantial savings in labour costs.

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