Labour Market Regulatory Outlook: Q2 2024

Labour Market Regulatory Outlook: Q2 2024

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In the Q2 2024 Labour Market Regulatory Outlook, we investigate pivotal regulatory news and legislation transforming the global labour market landscape. Our comprehensive outlook offers a concise digest of worldwide employment news that may have significant implications for your organisation. Pontoon’s critical takeaways provide valuable insights to help you navigate the complexities of employment law and stay ahead in a disruptive environment.


EU developments

Vocational training: In March, the European Union launched fifteen new Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) to tackle labour and skills shortages, aligning workforce training with industry needs and promoting innovation.

Platform work: The EU has also created a common framework for platform work, ensuring fair treatment by prohibiting harmful automated decisions.

US challenges

Noncompete ban: The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) noncompete ban faces legal hurdles, forcing companies to rethink talent retention strategies and find new ways to protect proprietary information.

Global initiatives

Living wage standards: The International Labour Organisation (ILO) introduced principles for setting a living wage to ensure wages meet basic needs while considering economic factors like productivity and employment rates.



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