October 2012

    This month's round-up of labour and employment stories from around our global network includes:

    • Spain: Supreme Court rejects employer’s claim for damages to reputation;
    • France:  All employment-related documents must be in French (with a few exceptions);
    • Italy: New labour law reforms – Part 2 – Dismissals;
    • Hong Kong: Possible increase of statutory minimum wage;
    • US: Latest guidance for developing a social media policy; and
    • Australia: Changes to taxation of Living Away From Home benefits.