Lexis Middle East HR Alert – October 2023 Edition

Lexis Middle East HR Alert – October 2023 Edition News developments

Lexis Middle East HR Alert – October 2023 Edition

Introducing the October 2023 edition of Lexis Middle East – HR Alert!

Delve into our complimentary publication, Lexis Middle East – HR Alert, designed to provide you with a comprehensive source of insights and updates to keep you well-informed about the latest developments in the Labor and Employment landscape of the MENA region. We have meticulously curated the most recent HR updates and developments to ensure you remain empowered. This publication highlights significant cases and offers valuable insights into HR policies and laws within the region.

Within this edition, you will discover exclusive interviews with prominent HR professionals and expert advice on emerging industry trends. Stay up-to-date and enhance your HR knowledge with the latest release of Lexis Middle East – HR Alert.

This edition features a diverse range of content, including:

Feature: The New Order

Gain valuable insights into the evolving Omani Labour Law regime and its impact on the region. New legislation in Oman, explained by Thomas Wigley and Elisha Wilson of Trowers & Hamlins, is set to influence various aspects, from employment contracts and pensions to policies and termination.

Trend Setter – AI and Workforce Decisions

Embark on a journey into the realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its role in shaping workforce decisions. Delve into the legal considerations surrounding AI in employment relationships, with Joanna Matthews Taylor, Partner at Baker McKenzie.

News Round-up: Covering Recent Key Developments – Region-Wide

Stay abreast of recent developments, including updates on labour disputes and other significant news items.

Status Report: The Latest on Localisation

Stay updated with the latest developments, including substantial changes in labor disputes within the UAE. A detailed status report on localisation policies across the GCC, authored by Rekha Simpson, Ali Ibrahim, and Ren Jongerius of Vialto Partners, examines their impact on expatriate employees and employers.

Law Changes: New and Proposed MENA Laws

Uncover critical updates, including amendments to the DIFC Data Protection Regulation. Joshua Decker, Senior Counsel at Vaishvik Law International Ltd, sheds light on the significance of these changes.

Case Focus:

Dive into the details of a landmark case – the first-ever race discrimination case in the QICDRC courts, involving Khadija Al-Marhoon and Ooredoo Group Company. Recommended by K&L Gates LLP.

HR Profile – Labour Risk

Meet Rachael Sands, Senior Legal Counsel – Labor and Employment at Abdul Latif Jameel (ALJ), and explore her unique approach to managing labor-related risks.

Policy Pointers – Death in Service

Delve into the topic of death in service payments and its legal implications, featuring contributions from Yulia Kasiyanova, Associate Partner at SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants.

Enrich your understanding of the HR landscape and stay up-to-date with the latest trends, cases, and policies through the newest issue of Lexis Middle East – HR Alert.

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Tanya Jain