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.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
If the employment contract is up-to-date, the notice to be given or paid is as per the express terms of the contract.
Swaab Attorneys
The High Court held that the common law does not imply a term of mutual trust and confidence in employment contracts.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The High Court ruled that contracts of employment do not automatically include a mutual duty of trust and confidence.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The High Court held that a term of mutual trust and confidence is not implied by law in Australian employment contracts.
Clayton Utz
This decision greatly reduces the level of uncertainty that Australian employers face in dealings with their employees.
Holding Redlich
The High Court ruled that employers do not owe an implied contractual duty to refrain from "trust-destroying conduct".
Mayer Brown JSM
According to the results of a recent survey, Hong Kong tops the poll on places that are using contingent workers in 2014, followed closely by the United States. Contingent workers could be temporary employees, secondees and outsourced workers, employed or supplied by companies to work for either a single client or multiple and changing clients
Mayer Brown JSM
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill has been introduced to the Legislative Council.
Nishith Desai Associates
Transferor entity had defaulted on its social security obligations towards its employees, prior to the date of transfer.
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.
Russin & Vecchi
While the 20-factor test to define an employee or a consultant is based on U.S. law, it also applies well in Vietnam.
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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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DLA Piper Australia
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Swaab Attorneys
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Slater & Gordon Lawyers
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DLA Piper Australia
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Coleman Greig Lawyers
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