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Supreme Court takes dim view of employee disloyalty

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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

Fair Work (Amendment) Bill passed by House of Representatives

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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

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

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

The impact of demographic changes on companies’ HR strategies and their on companies’ HR strategies and their company pension plans

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  • Germany
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  • July 2 2007

As of late, discussions on demographic changes, including the impact on the Social Security system, have caused people to become generally more aware of the phenomenon of an “aging society.”

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

Nexus: update on recent developments

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • December 31 2010

Employees working from home did not create nexus in Indiana and Virginia, but a Texas Appellate Court found that a regional manager who lived in Texas and occasionally handled complaints from distributors in a 7 state region did create nexus

First impressions: prepetition severance pay entitled to priority under section 507(a)(4)

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2011

In the first circuit-level opinion on the issue, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Matson v. Alarcon, 651 F.3d 404 (4th Cir. 2011), held that, for purposes of establishing priority under section 507(a)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code, an employee's severance pay was "earned" entirely upon termination of employment, even though the severance amount was determined by the employee's length of service with the employer

New termination ruling on employment contracts under Belgian law

  • Jones Day
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  • Belgium
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  • July 1 2011

In Belgiumperhaps the only country in Europe where this is the casean employee’s termination notice period or pay in lieu of notice varies depending on whether the employee is a blue-collar or a white-collar worker

New grounds of discrimination to watch out for

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  • Australia
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  • August 29 2013

New grounds of discrimination were added to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) (SD Act) making discrimination based on a person's sexual