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German Federal Court of Justice clarifies limits of no-poaching agreements under German commercial law

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • October 25 2014

In a decision dated 30 April 2014, but published only recently, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") struck down an agreement between two

Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • October 15 2014

On 10 September 2014, the High Court of Australia held that there is no duty of mutual trust and confidence implied by law in Australian employment

California adopts the nation's second bill requiring paid sick leave for most employees

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2014

California Governor Jerry Brown, on August 29, 2014, signed the California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, which requires all

"Ban the box": a discussion of state and local laws restricting inquiries into an applicant's criminal history

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2014

Over the last several weeks New Jersey, Illinois, the District of Columbia, and San Francisco have joined the ranks of states and local governments

Royal Decree regulates temporary incapacity procedures in Spain

  • Jones Day
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  • Spain
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  • September 10 2014

Published in Spain's Official State Bulletin on July 18 and effective September 1, Royal Decree 6252014 introduces significant changes to procedures

Supreme Court takes dim view of employee disloyalty

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • August 31 2014

Justice Kelly of the South Australian Supreme Court has awarded at least half a million dollars to Artcraft Pty Ltd, whose production manager was

Fivefold increase in damages for sexual harassment: Full Federal Court of Australia

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • August 31 2014

In the most significant decision for employers this year, the Full Federal Court has increased the damages available for pain and suffering in a

Fair Work (Amendment) Bill passed by House of Representatives

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia
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  • August 31 2014

The Fair Work (Amendment) Bill 2014 (Cth), which we have previously reported on, has been passed by the House of Representatives. The Bill now awaits

Asia-Pacific labor & employment news - summer 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan
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  • August 20 2014

According to statistics published in May 2013, Taiwan has more than 590,000 agency workers, and that number is continually rising at an unprecedented

When is a commissioned salesperson exempt from overtime in California?

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • August 13 2014

California and federal law establish different requirements for the so-called "commissioned employee" overtime exemption. This exemption allows many