Mondaq Asia Pacific: Employment and HR
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This newsletter has links to media releases, reports, standards, cases and legislation relating to work health & safety.
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The employee's conduct unambiguously justified termination of his employment, but it did not justify summary dismissal.
HR Managers need to know, and act on, their employer's legal HR obligations, regardless of the employer's express wishes.
Failing to properly investigate conflicting medical reports when firing an employee has resulted in unfair dismissal.
Here are 10 of the most common ways in which underpayment contraventions occur, and the relevant adverse repercussions.
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's Labour Department has commenced a public consultation on the draft Code of Practice (Code) for Employment Agencies.
Jones Day
The Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) ("Competition Ordinance") came into full effect on December 14, 2015.
Companies and organizations include "restrictive covenants" in employment agreements, to protect their trade secrets, confidential information and human resources.
The government permits employers to manage own provident fund schemes, provided they comply with certain conditions.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 provides for the payment of statutory bonus to eligible employees. The bonus payable is to be determined on the basis of profits or on the basis of production or productivity of the establishment.
Singh & Associates
Perspective Similar to any other valid contract, and employment contract is also based on an offer, acceptance, consideration, competent parties, legal object and free consent.
Jones Day
Removing the requirement to employ a minimum of 10 local employees for every foreign employee employed.
Jones Day
On December 1, 2015, the Amended Industrial Safety and Health Act ("Amended Act") regarding stress checks came into force in Japan.
Duncan Cotterill
An employer's failure to deal with bullying could lead to legal liability, and an employee could face personal liablity.
Duncan Cotterill
The Act places workplace obligations - to take care of their own health and safety, and the health and safety of others.
Duncan Cotterill
The Prepared Produce case shows that health and safety fines seem to be getting higher, particularly for repeat offences.
Duncan Cotterill
A director, partner or officer can be charged independently of the person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU).
Duncan Cotterill
A recent Worksafe prosecution is a timely reminder of the requirement not to obstruct an investigation into an incident.
Jones Day
The Singapore government has announced reorganization plans, with two reconstituted statutory boards looking into employment-related matters expected to be formed by the end of 2016.
Jones Day
On December 23, 2015, the Ministry of Manpower, National Trades Union Congress, and Singapore National Employers Federation issued the "Tripartite Advisory on Managing Workplace Harassment."
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The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
The latest amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 ("Principal Act") has come into effect through the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Amendment").
PSA Legal Counsellors
The concept of workman is central to the concept of an industrial dispute as an industrial dispute can be raised either by a "workman" or an "employer."
Clayton Utz
APS employers are taking an employee's political activity out of hours into account when making a termination decision.
Khaitan & Co
The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 (Amendment Act) was introduced on 1 January 2016 bringing reforms in the scope and calculation methodology and making Payment of Bonus Act, 1965...
Marque Lawyers
Directors and officers have a personal duty to exercise "due diligence" to ensure company compliance with WH&S laws.
Holman Webb
The Court first determined whether the employer's conduct amounted to bullying and then made findings as to negligence.
Carroll & O'Dea
Employers may face claims because they've bought into an "employment law myth", so we've busted a few myths for you.
National Retail Association
This case of unfair dismissal highlights the importance of reliable and conclusive evidence and of procedural fairness.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The article discusses access to privileged investigation reports and how employers can still keep their business private.
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