Mondaq Asia Pacific: Employment and HR
Clyde & Co
Employment law continues to be a frequently litigated and ever changing area of law in Australia.
Swaab Attorneys
When considering hiring a new employee, employers must treat the making of predictions or forecasts with extreme caution.
Swaab Attorneys
HR professionals (as senior managers) can be personally liable if they engage in conduct that is liable to mislead.
Swaab Attorneys
A successful HR professional of the future will have morphed themselves into being a trusted advisor to their employer.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Employers should encourage employees to speak out about any issues they see, by having supportive policies in place.
Swaab Attorneys
Applicants are always at risk of costs, if they bring unmeritorious claims or unreasonably refuse offers of settlement.
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has made 73 recommendations to the government to reform the city's existing four anti-discrimination ordinances, namely
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's Labour Department has commenced a public consultation on the draft Code of Practice (Code) for Employment Agencies.
LexCounsel Law Offices
With strict regulations being implemented on schools from time to time, the Delhi schools have been saddled with another compliance to be followed before terminating services of their employees...
Globalization, new business trends and increasing number of employees working overseas have raised the bar on global mobility compliance and related issues.
Companies and organizations include "restrictive covenants" in employment agreements, to protect their trade secrets, confidential information and human resources.
Chapman Tripp
A recent decision decision provides some potential insight into circumstances where an officer will attract liability.
Cavell Leitch
The changes allow both the employing company and officers to be penalised for breaches of minimum employment standards.
Duncan Cotterill
The duties in the HSW Act apply to people in a workplace, which could apply to people employed by a landlord of a house.
Duncan Cotterill
An employer's failure to deal with bullying could lead to legal liability, and an employee could face personal liablity.
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
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Khaitan & Co
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."
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Each case of termination must turn on its own set of facts: sometimes termination is justified, at other times it is not.
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.
On 31 December 2015 the President gave his assent to certain amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. The amendments have increased the wage threshold for determining applicability of the Act from INR 10,000 to INR 21,000 per month.
Jones Day
In this month's Update, we focus on two decisions of the Federal Circuit Court in which the court made significant penalty orders in response to an employer's adverse action in breach of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
Kemp Strang Lawyers
Workplace bullying is best dealt with by taking steps to prevent it occurring, but responding quickly if it does occur.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
Legal professional privilege can be used to protect the confidentiality of workplace disciplinary investigations.
Companies and organizations include "restrictive covenants" in employment agreements, to protect their trade secrets, confidential information and human resources.
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