Mondaq Asia Pacific: Employment and HR
Reed Smith
Reductions in force – also known as collective redundancies – can be daunting for employers, both in dealing with employee issues and protecting the company from liability.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to WHS in Australia.
Holding Redlich
The real issue of this case was the determination of which of the two modern awards was most appropriate for the CSAs.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Those involved in drafting workplace policies should avoid language which unintentionally imposes employer obligations.
Swaab Attorneys
The reality is that not all individuals will get on and affection between employees cannot be the employer's problem.
Kott Gunning
An employer's duty of care includes functions such as networking, client lunches, Christmas parties or after work drinks.
Jones Day
The Interim Provisions on Labor Dispatch were published by the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security on January 24, 2014, and came into effect on March 1, 2014.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) issued on 31 December 2014 a draft regulation on enterprise mass layoff, viz. the Provisions on Enterprise Mass Layoff (Draft for Comments) (the "Draft Provisions").
Clyde & Co
As of 1 September 2014, the new judicial opinion of the China's Supreme People’s Court concerning work-related injuries (the "Opinion") came into force
Clyde & Co
It is not uncommon for domestic private companies to handle social insurance contributions for some non-employee individuals; this can be for a variety of reasons.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 24 December 2014 the Labour Tribunal Ordinance ("LTO") was amended to give the Labour Tribunal the general power to order a party to give security for payment of an award or order.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 24 December 2014, the Employment Ordinance was amended to introduce three days’ paid paternity leave for working fathers (and fathers-to-be).
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions. Staying on top of employment-related legal developments is important but can be challenging.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 12 December 2014 the Sex Discrimination Ordinance ("SDO") was amended to make unlawful the sexual harassment of a person by a customer in the course of seeking to be provided with or being provided with goods, facilities or services by that person.
Mayer Brown JSM
In the previous episode of this series, Mayer Brown JSM discussed the implications of group boycotts against competitors.
Jones Day
Article 65, paragraph 3 of the Labor Standards Act of Japan allows pregnant employees to request a transfer to lighter activities.
Littler Mendelson
In this blog post, we discuss important updates, including upcoming deadlines, with respect to employee benefits impacting plan sponsors.
Jones Day
The Court of Appeal made this ruling in an appeal against a High Court decision relating to the dismissal of former Robinsons assistant general manager of corporate sales and cards, Lawrence Wee.
Jones Day
On December 16, 2014, the MOM, NTUC, and SNEF jointly announced that they have developed a set of Tripartite Guidelines on the Issuance of Key Employment Terms in Writing.
Jones Day
On November 26, 2014, the Ministry of Manpower, the Singapore National Employers Federation, and the National Trades Union Congress jointly released a set of guidelines on extending and expanding the scope of union representation for executives.
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