Legal environment

February 26, 2019

Supreme Court Decision Confirms Collective Regulation of Seniority Allowance

January 9, 2019

Broad interpretation of prohibition on presenting documents containing settlement offers in civil proceedings

Case law, including the rulings handed down by the Supreme Court, interpret the prohibition on presenting documents containing settlement offers broadly, which provides extra incentive to settle disputes amicably.
October 29, 2018

Careful when publishing copyrighted content on the websites

The Court of Justice of the European Union has decided it is prohibited to publish photographs on the internet, which had already been published on another website with the consent of the copyright holder, without (further) consent of the copyright holder.  
October 26, 2018

What should be considered in determining workers’ seniority bonuses?

Following social partners’ differing interpretations of Article 129 of Employment Relationships Act (ERA-1) in relation to the workers’ length of service concerning the seniority bonuses, the Ministry issued a non-binding statement, which contradicts recent case-law. This is why all eyes are now on the Supreme Court which needs to address this issue in the judicial review, which has already been granted leave.