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Employers should inform employees as early as possible of the necessity for annual leave or for work over this period.
Carroll & O'Dea
It remains best practice to give notice of an intention to claim damages as early as possible, with clarity and detail.
Gilchrist Connell
Employers affected by these changes need to be aware of their new obligations and ready to respond to employee requests.
MDC Legal
This article, Day Three of the series, highlights how to deal with the Christmas Party aftermath if things do go wrong.
MDC Legal
Article reminds employers to be mindful of their obligations during the Christmas party and provides tips to mitigate risks.
Thynne & Macartney
Article outlines obligations of employers to offer to change the employ of certain casual staff to a more permanent status.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong government gazetted the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 (the "Bill") today (30 November 2018).
Mayer Brown
The Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018, which increases the statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong from three days to five days, was passed by the Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 and was gazetted on 2 November 2018.
Mayer Brown
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The Labour Tribunal is intended to be a quick and informal venue for hearing disputes between an employer and employee. The Labour Tribunal has exclusive jurisdiction to hear any claim for a sum...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
India has ever since been a hub of trade and industry involved in providing goods of good quality and repute. The business in India is widespread over various segments of the society.
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017. Under the 2017 Amendment, setting up a creche was made mandatory for all establishment employing 50 (fifty) or more employees.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended in 2017 (Amendment), to enhance/ increase the maternity leave period to 26 weeks from the previous 12, for a woman employee, for the first two...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Discrimination is not unknown in India when it comes to inclusion of transgender people in society, especially in terms of employment opportunities.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
One of the important gifts of modernization is equal recognition of the calibre of women. Restricted to the household works and raising of children, the women were confined to the four walls of the house in the earlier times.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
The basic regulation regarding minimum wages in Indonesia is stipulated in Government Regulation No. 78 of 2015 regarding Wages ("GR 78") and Ministry of Manpower ("MOM") Regulation No. 7 of 2013.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
In general, an employment agreement in Indonesia shall be entered into for either a fixed or an indefinite term.
The Draft Employment Compensation Law 2018 (the Draft), published on or around August 2018, aims to refine the existing Workmen's Compensation Act.
Cavell Leitch
Recent case is a timely reminder that caution is required when relying on a trial period – seek legal advice.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers should be very clear in any communications with staff about behavioural expectations at the Christmas party.
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
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.
Casual employees can, subject to certain prerequisites, request a full time or part time position after a period of time.
Gilchrist Connell
This UK case is useful for insurers and underwriters in the renewal or issue of insurance policies covering cyber risks.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to work health and safety law.
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.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Employers should closely examine their employment and commercial arrangements to assess and minimise their risk profile.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Government has published draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018 for public comments.
Employers cannot completely eliminate employee misconduct at work functions, but preventative steps will minimise risks.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
When engaging a contractor, employers should carefully consider any potential liabilities surrounding superannuation.
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Government of Maharashtra has notified the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 with effect from 19 December 2017.
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