Mondaq Asia Pacific: Employment and HR
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Welcome to the first edition of the Jones Day Asia-Pacific Labor & Employment News, which will be published quarterly and will examine labor and employment law developments across the Asia-Pacific region.
Surry Partners
An employer can avoid a bullying charge by an employee if reasonable management action is taken in a reasonable manner.
Holding Redlich
Employers of IT professionals should ensure they are compliant with minimum wages and conditions, and the relevant award.
Clayton Utz
SA significantly alters its return to work laws while WA opts for modernisation, not harmonisation, of its WH&S laws.
Effectively managing ill or injured employees is one of the most problematic areas of human resource management.
Mayer Brown JSM
The recent Hong Kong District Court case of 李佩霞 v. 黄苏记运输有限公司 (DCEO 4/2013) involved a termination of the employment of the plaintiff on the ground of her disability and pregnancy.
Mayer Brown JSM
If passed, the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Bill, gazetted on 27 June 2014, will introduce some fundamental new concepts into Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund system. In particular it will introduce a new circumstance in which benefits can be paid (terminal illness) and allow a new manner of payment of benefits (a phased withdrawal as opposed to the current lump sum withdrawal).
Cavell Leitch
Employers could be impacted if employees are required to drive or if they provide alcoholic drinks for social functions.
Duncan Cotterill
Employers who provide an express contractual indemnity should consider the scope and the circumstances of the indemnity.
Duncan Cotterill
One of the most bitter, expensive and protracted employment cases highlights how initially minor tensions can snowball.
Duncan Cotterill
This year the Government will introduce new legislation as part of its commitment to major health and safety reforms.
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India has finally enacted its law on the prevention of sexual harassment against female employees at the workplace.
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This FWC case provides welcome guidance to employers on the types of conduct that would amount to workplace bullying.
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DLA Piper Australia
Unfair dismissal laws, which are set out in the Fair Work Act 2009, apply to a large number of Australian employees.
CBP Lawyers
On 4 June 2014, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) announced an increase of 3% to the federal minimum wage.
Swaab Attorneys
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DLA Piper Australia
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