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Singapore: new tripartite guidelines on union representation for executives

  • Jones Day
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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

Australia: the extraterritorial application of Australian employment law

  • Jones Day
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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

  • Jones Day
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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

China: further guidance on distinguishing between labor dispatch and outsourcing

  • Jones Day
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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

In the pipelinehighlighting changes of interest to employers in Australia

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • December 24 2014

The Fair Work Amendment (Bargaining Processes) Bill 2014 was introduced into the Federal Parliament on 27 November 2014. If passed into law, the bill

Economic developments

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • December 24 2014

Since April 2012, Australia's unemployment rate has steadily climbed from 4.9 percent to its current high of 6.3 percent (the highest it has been in

Hot off the benchdecisions of interest from the Australian courts

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • December 24 2014

In Mitchell-Innes v Willis Australia Group Services Pty Ltd (No 2)(Unreported, District Court of New South Wales, Taylor DCJ, 8 December 2014