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Recent legislative developments in Spanish labor law

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  • Spain
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  • February 17 2015

With the start of 2015, a number of legislative developments will have a direct effect on employment and Social Security regulations. Most of changes

In the pipelinehighlighting changes of interest to employers in Australia

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  • Australia
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  • February 6 2015

On 22 January 2015, the Australian Productivity Commission (Commission) released a collection of five issues papers which will frame public debate on

Hot off the benchdecisions of interest from the Australian courts

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  • Australia
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  • February 6 2015

The Full Federal Court, in United Firefighters Union v Country Fire Authority2015 FCAFC 1, upheld the validity of an enterprise bargaining

Singapore: new tripartite guidelines on union representation for executives

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  • Singapore
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  • January 15 2015

On November 26, 2014, the Ministry of Manpower ("MOM"), the Singapore National Employers Federation ("SNEF"), and the National Trades Union Congress

Japan: the Supreme Court decision on the demotion of a pregnant employee in connection with her request to transfer to other light activities

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • January 15 2015

Article 65, paragraph 3 of the Labor Standards Act of Japan allows pregnant employees to request a transfer to lighter activities. In addition

China: further guidance on distinguishing between labor dispatch and outsourcing

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  • China
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  • January 15 2015

The Interim Provisions on Labor Dispatch were published by the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security on January 24, 2014, and came

Singapore: Tripartite Guidelines on Issuance of Written Key Employment Terms released

  • Jones Day
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  • Singapore
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  • January 15 2015

On December 16, 2014, the MOM, NTUC, and SNEF jointly announced that they have developed a set of Tripartite Guidelines on the Issuance of Key

Australia: the extraterritorial application of Australian employment law

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  • Australia
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  • January 15 2015

Australia's national industrial relations statute, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the "Act"), imposes numerous duties on Australian employers and

Taiwan: foreign laborers in public construction projects

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  • Taiwan
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  • January 15 2015

Taiwan public construction projects routinely have high demand for foreign labor due to a shortage of local laborers willing to undertake high-risk

Singapore: no extra claims in constructive dismissal

  • Jones Day
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  • Singapore
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  • January 15 2015

In August 2014, the Court of Appeal in Singapore ruled that employees who are forced to quit after their employer makes "life unbearable" (namely, in