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Companies face prospect of new rules for temporary workers in Japan

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • Japan
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  • August 18 2014

Major amendments to Japan's Worker Dispatch Act of 1985 (the "Act") are expected to be approved and become effective in 2015. These amendments could

Work-related illness rising in Japan harassment and overwork to blame?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Japan
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  • August 7 2014

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan recently released figures showing a 12 year on year rise in reported work-related illness claims

Japan: No pay for overtime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 18 2014

As part of Shinzo Abe’s economic reform, there has been heated debate in Japan over the introduction of an amendment law to extend the categories of

“Womenomics” harnessing the power of Japan’s most under-utilised natural resource

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Japan
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  • June 26 2014

Gender is a hot topic in the business world at the moment - and nowhere more so than in Japan. Back in January, Prime Minister Abe gave a special

Recent developments in equal opportunity laws in Japan

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Japan
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  • June 25 2014

Employers should be aware of a number of recent amendments to equal opportunity laws in Japan, as well as new laws to take effect in the new

Japan: new rules for dispatch workers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 22 2014

In Japan, arrangements whereby workers are sent by one company to work under the supervision and direction of another company are generally

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

Changing times: New rules for dispatch workers in Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 7 2014

In Japan, arrangements whereby workers are sent by one company to work under the supervision and direction of another company are generally

An introduction to European employment law for Japanese companies

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Japan
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  • February 25 2014

For Japanese companies encountering the European employment law system for the first time, a number of its features will be familiar. However, the

Employment law in Asia

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore
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  • February 6 2014

We offer an at a glance summary of key employment rights in five selected Asian jurisdictions. Click here to view table