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“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

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

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

Changes to Japan’s employment law effective from 1 April 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 1 2013

As of 1 April 2013, Japan's minimum retirement age will increase to 65 years, with further restriction on scope to refuse re-employment after an

Recent developments for the third quarter 2012

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 8 2013

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. Attorneys in the GES practice group work

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

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

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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  • July 19 2013

In the large majority of francophone countries in sub-Saharan Africa (i.e. Those which are members of the ‘Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en

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