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Russian Federation: Government Agrees with Lowering Threshold for Personal Data Protection during Coronavirus Pandemic

(Oct. 26, 2020) On October 13, 2020, the Russian Federal Ministry of Digital Development, Communications, and Mass Media confirmed the legality of a decree issued by the mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, requiring that, beginning October 5, 2020, all employers in the city of Moscow transfer to telework at least one-third of all employees, as […]

Saudi Arabia: Minister Issues Resolution Regulating Workers’ Rights During Night Shifts

(Dec. 13, 2019) On November 2, 2019, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Labor and Social Development issued Resolution No. 18632, which regulates the rights for individuals working during night shifts. The resolution, which will take effect in January 2020, defines the term “night shifts” as the period between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. It also clarifies […]