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Herbert Smith Freehills
In issue in this case was whether the stroke suffered by the Employee constituted an "injury by accident" under that provision.
lus Laboris
Hong Kong has relaxed its Covid travel rules, removing the need for inbound travellers to self-isolate in a quarantine hotel. What will change for employers?...
Herbert Smith Freehills
An employer agrees to a clause in an employment contract requiring it to pay an employee two years' salary if it terminates the employee's employment within the first three years of the contract.
Mayer Brown
On 27 September 2022, the Hong Kong government announced that the COVID-19 vaccination medical exemption certificates issued by seven private doctors...
Lewis Silkin
During a press conference on Friday, 23 September 2022, Hong Kong's Chief Executive John Lee announced the Government's long-awaited new rules for inbound travellers traveling to Hong Kong from overseas places.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Hong Kong District Court has provided a timely reminder to employers of the importance of ensuring that fair and proper processes are followed in the handling of sexual harassment complaints.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Hong Kong District Court has provided a timely reminder to employers of the importance of ensuring that fair and proper processes are followed in the handling of sexual harassment complaints.
Timothy Loh
What happens when there are allegations of wrongdoing? Due process. Suspension from employment.
Mayer Brown
In the case of Tan, Shaun Zhi Ming v. Euromoney Institutional Investor (Jersey) Ltd [2022] HKDC 622 DCEO4/2017, the District Court (DC) ruled in favour of an employee claiming sex discrimination because his employment was...
Mayer Brown
In the case Dock Brian v. Pacific Gourmet Holdings Ltd [2022] HKCFI 444, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) heard an appeal from the Labour Tribunal (LT) concerning a purported settlement...
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong government's recent announcement to ease the quarantine arrangement on arrivals to Hong Kong is welcomed news for many businesses.
Mayer Brown
The Group cannot dismiss you within three years upon the commencement of this employment agreement.
Timothy Loh
Under Hong Kong employment law, a restrictive covenant must be sufficiently clear and unambiguous.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a recent Hong Kong District Court decision Chow Kai Yan v Kingsway Cars T Service Ltd [2022] HKDC 165, the Court confirmed that an employee who suffered a stroke at work had not ...
Mayer Brown
Our Employment & Benefits team in Hong Kong have published the Asia Employment Law: Mid-Year Review – 2022 H1, a publication covering 14 jurisdictions in Asia.
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 15 June 2022, the Hong Kong Legislative Council passed the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2022 (Bill), which has been introduced by the Hong Kong Government...
Mayer Brown
After years of discussion, the Hong Kong Legislative Council finally passed the Employment & Retirement Schemes Legislation (Offsetting Arrangement) (Amendment) Bill 2022 (Bill) on 9 June 2022...
Horizons Corporate Advisory Co Ltd
Employers may consider utilising post-termination restrictions (‘PTR') in employment contracts to safeguard their business.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The long-awaited changes, which will abolish the current MPF offsetting arrangements against severance or long service payment, have been published, introduced...
Herbert Smith Freehills
our review of a recent Hong Kong case, Tan Shaun Zhi Ming v Euromoney Institutional Investor (Jersey) Ltd [2022] HKDC 622, where a male employee accused of...
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