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Colin Biggers & Paisley
An overview of significant changes for employers in Victoria.
Cooper Grace Ward
Report provides a timely reminder to employers in the agriculture industry to review their practices in relation to employees.
MDC Legal
Article discusses the commissioner's considerations regarding contractors vis-a-vis employees.
HBA Legal
If a clear policy for approving work social events is not followed, the Tribunal is unlikely to interfere.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong government gazetted the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 (the "Bill") today (30 November 2018).
Mayer Brown
The Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018, which increases the statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong from three days to five days, was passed by the Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 and was gazetted on 2 November 2018.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions
Gall
The Labour Tribunal is intended to be a quick and informal venue for hearing disputes between an employer and employee. The Labour Tribunal has exclusive jurisdiction to hear any claim for a sum...
Gall
All five paternity leave days may be taken at once or separately.
Gall
It is common to find employers imposing post-termination restraints ("PTRs") on employees in order to restrict the post-termination activities of the employees with the aim of protecting the employer's businesses.
Mayer Brown
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivered her most recent Policy Address a couple of weeks ago.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
India has ever since been a hub of trade and industry involved in providing goods of good quality and repute. The business in India is widespread over various segments of the society.
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017. Under the 2017 Amendment, setting up a creche was made mandatory for all establishment employing 50 (fifty) or more employees.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended in 2017 (Amendment), to enhance/ increase the maternity leave period to 26 weeks from the previous 12, for a woman employee, for the first two...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Discrimination is not unknown in India when it comes to inclusion of transgender people in society, especially in terms of employment opportunities.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
One of the important gifts of modernization is equal recognition of the calibre of women. Restricted to the household works and raising of children, the women were confined to the four walls of the house in the earlier times.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Government has been working to facilitate the conduct of business in the country, thereby permitting a rapid boost to the Indian economy.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
The basic regulation regarding minimum wages in Indonesia is stipulated in Government Regulation No. 78 of 2015 regarding Wages ("GR 78") and Ministry of Manpower ("MOM") Regulation No. 7 of 2013.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
In general, an employment agreement in Indonesia shall be entered into for either a fixed or an indefinite term.
Dentons
The Draft Employment Compensation Law 2018 (the Draft), published on or around August 2018, aims to refine the existing Workmen's Compensation Act.
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 20171 (hereinafter referred to as the "Maternity Act") is a landmark law which has enhanced the maternity benefits already available under the parent Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
Madgwicks
Casual employees can, subject to certain prerequisites, request a full time or part time position after a period of time.
Gilchrist Connell
This UK case is useful for insurers and underwriters in the renewal or issue of insurance policies covering cyber risks.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to work health and safety law.
Kochhar & Co.
Gratuity is calculated at fifteen days of wages for each year of completed service (or part of the year in excess of six months), subject to a ceiling.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Employers should closely examine their employment and commercial arrangements to assess and minimise their risk profile.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Government has published draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018 for public comments.
Madgwicks
Employers cannot completely eliminate employee misconduct at work functions, but preventative steps will minimise risks.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
When engaging a contractor, employers should carefully consider any potential liabilities surrounding superannuation.
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Government of Maharashtra has notified the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 with effect from 19 December 2017.
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