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Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian

Japan: new measures to prevent death due to overwork

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • October 15 2014

The Government has enacted legislation to promote measures to prevent death due to overwork. Japan is notorious for its overtime working culture

Ten questions on Japanese employment law

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • Japan
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  • June 30 2010

Japanese labor law derives from statute, e.g., the Japanese Labor Standards Act and Labor Contract Act, and the precedents established by the Japanese courts

Japan: Equal Opportunities Act update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • September 24 2014

Amendments to the Act on Securing etc. Of Equal Opportunity and Treatment of Men and Women in Employment took effect from 1st July 2014, widening the

Increasing temporary employment in Japan: polarisation in the labour market and the “working poor” part 1

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Japan
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  • November 15 2013

This post is also available in Japanese. Under the traditional Japanese labour market model, the great majority of people work as regular employees

Black companies the ugly side of Japanese business

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Japan
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  • August 14 2013

Tough economic times in Japan in recent years have led to the growth of a new social problem, the "burakku kigyo" or "black company". There is no

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

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

Amendments to fixed-term labor contracts in Japan

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • Japan
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  • February 13 2013

On August 10, 2012, amendments to the Japanese Labor Contract Act were enacted that establish three new provisions regarding fixed-term employment

Asia: checking whether employees have the right to work in jurisdiction

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan, Singapore
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  • September 24 2014

What obligation does an employer have to check the right of an employee to work in jurisdiction? We compare the rules in PRC, Japan & Singapore