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Fishy goings-on at the Aquarium Japanese court upholds penalties for sexual harassment

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Japan
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  • March 3 2015

Last Thursday, the Japanese Supreme Court issued its ruling in the Osaka Aquarium sexual harassment case. The ruling made news across Japan and is

Asia quarterly construction newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, South Korea
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  • February 27 2015

주요 소식 1. 아시아 지역 매니징파트너에 Justin D'Agostino 임명 Justin D'Agostino가 2015년 1월 1일자로 12개월 동안 아시아 지역 매니징파트너로 임명되었습니다. 이로써 그는 현재 맡고 있는 분쟁해결팀의 글로벌 헤드로서의 역할뿐만

Employment law in Asia- February 2015

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore
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  • February 19 2015

We offer an at a glance summary of key employment rights in five selected Asian jurisdictions

Guide to going global employment - 2015

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 9 2015

A foreign entity can engage employees in Austria with proper payroll registrations, subject to business and corporate tax planning considerations

Japan: anticipated amendments to certain labour legislation

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Japan
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  • February 4 2015

In Japan, there are several important legislative amendments that will or may be introduced this year. The primary amendments include the following:

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

International labour law bulletin - Winter 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Guernsey, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 10 2014

The EU Directive on disclosure of non-financial information which we discussed in the summer 2014 edition of our newsletter, has been published in

Japan: record pay out for power harassment and overwork claim

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 5 2014

On 4 November 2014, the Tokyo District Court awarded JPY 58 million to the aggrieved family members of a young employee who committed suicide. The

日本における残業手当制度の見直しと過労死防止対策の実施

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • November 11 2014

日本では過重労働から生じる健康障害や生産性の低下について意識が高まりつつありますが先般政府が打ち出した経済改革の一環として残業手当を

Japan overhauling overtime pay system and taking measures to reduce deaths from overwork

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • November 11 2014

There has been increasing awareness in Japan of the health implications and unproductivity caused by excessive overtime work. As part of recent