Mondaq Asia Pacific: Employment and HR
Cooper Grace Ward
This announcement follows vocal concerns from employers that workers may be able to 'double dip' on their entitlements.
Gilchrist Connell
Paying a casual loading does not mean an employee is a casual and may not remove the obligation to pay annual leave.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Employees should receive copies of all relevant workplace behavioural policies, with any updates and regular training.
Carroll & O'Dea
You may be able to access your superannuation account early before retirement age on certain discretionary grounds.
Tilleke & Gibbins
Seniority payments only apply to an employee with an undetermined duration contract.
Mayer Brown
In Cheung Sau Lin v. Tsui Wah Efford Management Ltd [2018] HKDC 941, the District Court (the "Court") dismissed an employees' compensation claim on the ground of the employee's...
Mayer Brown
In Mallorca Joenalyn Domingo v. Ng Mei Shuen [2018] HKCFI 1642, the Court of First Instance (the "Court")
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (2017 Amendment) to grant certain additional benefits to eligible women employees.
Singh & Associates
Notably, this amendment has been introduced based on the recommendation of the Ministry of Child and Women Development.
Khaitan & Co
A division bench of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India (the Court) consisting of Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre and Mr. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer has, in the case of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation v Phool Chand (Rptd. by LRs) ...
Kochhar & Co.
The brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012 triggered large-scale angry street protests and forced the government to enact stricter laws for sex crimes.
Khaitan & Co
On 6 September 2018, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India pronounced its verdict on the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 in the case of ...
Obhan & Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs recently notified the Companies (Accounts) Amendment Rules, 2018 ("Rules") effective from July 31st, 2018.
Obhan & Associates
The Specific Relief (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("Amendment Act") has brought about significant amendments to the Specific Relief Act, 1963 ("Act") ...
Jones Day
On July 19, 2018, in a case in which the parties litigated whether payment of a so-called fixed overtime allowance is considered payment ...
Cavell Leitch
Employers need to address and manage workplace stress, bullying and harassment in order to avoid trouble.
Cavell Leitch
The Ministry (MBIE) has set up a register to record allegations of sexual harassment or misconduct in the workplace.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
If your business is considering changes, then you should look at employment agreements and any review or change clauses.
Duncan Cotterill
Article discusses amendments to ERA and comments that the balance will shift towards greater employee and union rights.
Dentons
In line with the swing towards greater employee protection in Singapore over the last few years, proposed revisions to the Employment Act (the Act) ...
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Business should review all WHS processes and procedures, and check their insurance policies for appropriate coverage.
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The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 20171 (hereinafter referred to as the "Maternity Act") is a landmark law which has enhanced the maternity benefits already available under the parent Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
Tuli & Co
A 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court in National Insurance Company Limited v Pranay Sethi, has laid down guidelines on the fixation of future prospects in cases of motor accidents for victims who are permanently employed, receiving a fixed salary, or self-employed.
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Casual employees can, subject to certain prerequisites, request a full time or part time position after a period of time.
Kochhar & Co.
Gratuity is calculated at fifteen days of wages for each year of completed service (or part of the year in excess of six months), subject to a ceiling.
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