The article discusses the differences in the legal regulation of such form of organizationof labor relations as remote and home-based work. It covers the issues of labor safety, the form of the employment contract, the distribution of working time.The article is written after the ammendment of the Labour Code by the Chapter devoted to remote work.
This paper analyzes the compliance of Russian legislation with the ILO Convention concerning Labour Inspection in Industry and Commerce No.81. Conclusions are drawn regarding non-compliance with Convention No.81 in a number of issues in legislation and in practice, including the volume of the state labour inspection financing. In particular insufficient number of state labor inspectors doesn’t allow conducting inspections regularly and systematically; insufficient provision with transport facilities and insufficient availability of local inspection offices is determined. As for the competence of state labour inspection stuff, the discrepancy of legal procedures for on-site inspections and inspectors’ rights is displayed. The authors consider that the imposition of additional duties besides the direct duties on inspection stuff reduces the overall effectiveness of inspection. Suggestions concerning the change of organizational activity of inspection are provided in order to contribute to the solution of significant and painful problems in labor relations.
The article concerns with the legal regulation of the fixed-term contract termination in Germany and the UK. The author examines in details the existing legal protection mechanism against fixed-term employees discrimination in these countries.