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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Global employment, pensions and benefits e-bulletin

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam
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  • April 18 2013

A renewed regulatory focus on sham contracting and a court recent decision in ACE Insurance Limited v Trifunovski highlights the need for employers to

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

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

  • Squire Sanders
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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