Jersey's government has passed new data protection legislation. Click here for more information.
Introduction: This page briefly sets out key information about Jersey employment law as at the date shown above.
November 2017 has seen the rapid-fire delivery of three UK judgments on employment status in the gig economy. Click on the case names in bold for case reports.
Callington Chambers is delighted to announce that Advocate Vicky Milner has retained her position as a “Leading Individual” in The Legal 500 rankings for Jersey employment law. She continues to support senior executives, directors and businesses in dealing with all areas of employment law, including restrictive covenant and confidentiality disputes, tribunal claims, workplace stress and psychiatric injury cases, contract reviews and compromise agreements.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Assistant to join our busy employment and data protection law practice. For more information click here. The closing date for applications is: 30 June 2017.
The financial services industry plays a huge role in Jersey's economy. This presentation looks at risk management issues around regulation and staffing, including the need for good corporate governance and systems which provide the right support for staff.
Information law expert Advocate Davida Blackmore writes about cybersecurity and the workforce in this month's Connect Magazine. Click here for the article.
The States of Jersey has today circulated its Minimum Wage Consultation Paper, in relation to changes to the Minimum Wage. If passed, changes would take effect from 1 April 2018.
Following talks on data protection and the GDPR by Advocates Vicky Milner and Davida Blackmore of Callington Chambers in 2017 "Reflections on data protection, business and the GDPR" summarises a few of the matters discussed in those presentations.
On 25 May 2017 Liberate launched the DIFERA Employer Accreditation Scheme. DIFERA stands for Diversity, Inclusion, Fairness, Equality, Respect and Acceptance. The DIFERA Scheme aims to promote these values in the workplace. Information about the DIFERA Scheme can be found here: https://liberate.je/difera/