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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

Japan: court guidance on implementation of fixed overtime allowances

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • January 31 2014

Under the Japanese Labour Standards Act (LSA) an employer must enter into an agreement regarding overtime and holiday work with a union or employee

The Asia employment landscape in 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
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  • January 22 2014

Personal data protection remains a topical issue in the region and 2014 will see employers grappling with the new data protection laws in Singapore

Japan's immediate and longer term outlook

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Japan
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  • January 7 2014

The start of 2014 provides a good point for looking ahead at the immediate and longer-term challenges facing Japan under the government of Shinzo Abe

Employment law reform

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil, France, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom
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  • January 3 2014

The past year has seen numerous employment reforms across the globe, which have had varying impacts on employers. In some jurisdictions, there has

Temporary contingent workforce developments

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China, Japan, Mexico
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  • January 3 2014

The past year has brought increased scrutiny and regulation of temporary and other contingent worker arrangements. Notably, China, Japan and Mexico

Japan

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 20 2013

On 1 April 2013, an amendment to the Act for Stabilisation of Employment of Elderly Persons took effect that will require Japanese employers to