Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Employee benefits http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Division of Retirement Savings Between Separating Spouses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404113_text Employee benefits; Families ; Separation - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404113_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Parliament Passes Law on Minimum Wage http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404092_text Employee benefits; Labor; Wages and hours - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404092_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: 16th National Holiday Added http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404074_text Employee benefits; Labor - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404074_text Global Legal Monitor: Court of Justice of the European Union: Pregnant Women Retain Their Work Status http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404048_text Employee benefits; Labor; Women's rights - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404048_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New "Pregnancy Tax" Introduced for Women and Their Employers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403654_text Employee benefits; Taxation; Families - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403654_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Reduction of Pension Payment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403475_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403475_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Rising Retirement Age http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403160_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 22 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403160_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Pensionable Age Extended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402673_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 13 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402673_text Global Legal Monitor: Malawi: New Pension Scheme Introduced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402560_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402560_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Proposed Changes to Retirement Fund Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402515_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 14 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402515_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Retirement Age Raised http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402503_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 03 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402503_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Retirement Reform Found Constitutional http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402385_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have On November 9, 2010, the French Constitutional Council found that the reform of the retirement system, which raised the legal minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for receipt of a full pension... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 22 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402385_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Retirement Age to Rise http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401716_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have On November 9, 2010, the French Constitutional Council found that the reform of the retirement system, which raised the legal minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for receipt of a full pension On November 21, 2009, thousands of Dutch workers held protests in four Dutch cities against the government's decision, announced in mid-October, to raise the state retirement age from 65 to 67 by 2025. In addition to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401716_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Social Security Contributions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401698_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have On November 9, 2010, the French Constitutional Council found that the reform of the retirement system, which raised the legal minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for receipt of a full pension On November 21, 2009, thousands of Dutch workers held protests in four Dutch cities against the government's decision, announced in mid-October, to raise the state retirement age from 65 to 67 by 2025. In addition to On November 11, 2009, the German Federal Minister for Labor and Social Issues promulgated the 2010 contribution rate for the statutory old-age pension system. (Bekanntmachung der Beitragssatze in der allgemeinen Rentenversicherung und der knappschaftlichen Rentenversicherung fur... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 01 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401698_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Pensions for Emigrants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401662_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have On November 9, 2010, the French Constitutional Council found that the reform of the retirement system, which raised the legal minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for receipt of a full pension On November 21, 2009, thousands of Dutch workers held protests in four Dutch cities against the government's decision, announced in mid-October, to raise the state retirement age from 65 to 67 by 2025. In addition to On November 11, 2009, the German Federal Minister for Labor and Social Issues promulgated the 2010 contribution rate for the statutory old-age pension system. (Bekanntmachung der Beitragssatze in der allgemeinen Rentenversicherung und der knappschaftlichen Rentenversicherung fur On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 09 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401662_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: National Public Official Retirement Allowance Law Amendment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540960_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have On November 9, 2010, the French Constitutional Council found that the reform of the retirement system, which raised the legal minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for receipt of a full pension On November 21, 2009, thousands of Dutch workers held protests in four Dutch cities against the government's decision, announced in mid-October, to raise the state retirement age from 65 to 67 by 2025. In addition to On November 11, 2009, the German Federal Minister for Labor and Social Issues promulgated the 2010 contribution rate for the statutory old-age pension system. (Bekanntmachung der Beitragssatze in der allgemeinen Rentenversicherung und der knappschaftlichen Rentenversicherung fur On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may The National Public Official Retirement Allowance Law was amended by the Diet (Japan's parliament), and the new version was promulgated on December 26, 2008 (Law No. 95 of 2008). The amended Law enabled the government to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 28 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540960_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: 401(k) Plan Participants May Sue Plan Administrators under ERISA http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540314_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have On November 9, 2010, the French Constitutional Council found that the reform of the retirement system, which raised the legal minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for receipt of a full pension On November 21, 2009, thousands of Dutch workers held protests in four Dutch cities against the government's decision, announced in mid-October, to raise the state retirement age from 65 to 67 by 2025. In addition to On November 11, 2009, the German Federal Minister for Labor and Social Issues promulgated the 2010 contribution rate for the statutory old-age pension system. (Bekanntmachung der Beitragssatze in der allgemeinen Rentenversicherung und der knappschaftlichen Rentenversicherung fur On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may The National Public Official Retirement Allowance Law was amended by the Diet (Japan's parliament), and the new version was promulgated on December 26, 2008 (Law No. 95 of 2008). The amended Law enabled the government to The Supreme Court ruled on February 20 that a participant in a defined contribution pension plan, such as a 401(k) plan, may use a section of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540314_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Mandatory Retirement Age http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540182_text Employee benefits - On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement Savings Between Spouses Who Have Separated, 5774-2014. (Text of the Law [in Hebrew] (July 28, 2014), Knesset website [scroll On July 3, 2014, the Bundestag (German parliament) approved by a large majority legislation introducing a minimum wage in Germany and ending a decade-long debate in the country on the subject. Starting in 2015, Germany will Japan's National Holiday Act was amended on May 30, 2014. (Act No. 43 of 2014; text of the current Act andamp; the amendment, effective in 2016 [both in Japanese], available at E-GOV.GO.JP.) The amendment designates On June 19, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a pregnant woman who was a French citizen working in the United Kingdom was entitled to income support after she discontinued her job in On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding During 2012, the Diet (Japan's parliament) enacted many acts related to comprehensive social security and tax reforms. (Bills Submitted to the Diet in Relation to Comprehensive It was reported on May 18, 2012, that, based on the 2012 budget agreement called the Spring Accord, reached three weeks ago by a coalition of five Dutch political parties, the retirement age in the Netherlands The Council of Ministers of the Netherlands adopted a proposal on April 29, 2011, to raise the official retirement age to 66 in 2020; at present it is 65. It is estimated that the move would On March 1, 2011, the 193-member unicameral Malawi Parliament adopted Pension Bill No. 14 of 2010, which seeks to establish a mandatory pension system. (Dickson Kashoti andamp; Suzgo Khunga, House Passes Pension Bill, BNL TIMES Sri Lanka's Minister of Labor, Gamini Lokuge, submitted a draft of the Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act to the legislature. The amendment would make changes to allow Fund participants to withdraw 30% of the assets they On January 25, 2011, Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Landoslash;kke Rasmussen announced a plan to reform the country's early retirement program. The move has two goals: to help the economy and to prevent labor shortages. Economists have On November 9, 2010, the French Constitutional Council found that the reform of the retirement system, which raised the legal minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for receipt of a full pension On November 21, 2009, thousands of Dutch workers held protests in four Dutch cities against the government's decision, announced in mid-October, to raise the state retirement age from 65 to 67 by 2025. In addition to On November 11, 2009, the German Federal Minister for Labor and Social Issues promulgated the 2010 contribution rate for the statutory old-age pension system. (Bekanntmachung der Beitragssatze in der allgemeinen Rentenversicherung und der knappschaftlichen Rentenversicherung fur On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may The National Public Official Retirement Allowance Law was amended by the Diet (Japan's parliament), and the new version was promulgated on December 26, 2008 (Law No. 95 of 2008). The amended Law enabled the government to The Supreme Court ruled on February 20 that a participant in a defined contribution pension plan, such as a 401(k) plan, may use a section of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to On October 16, 2007, in a case involving an appeal by a Spanish manager who had filed a suit against his employer for forcing him to retire at the age of 65, the European Court of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540182_text