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Japan: No pay for overtime

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • July 18 2014

As part of Shinzo Abe’s economic reform, there has been heated debate in Japan over the introduction of an amendment law to extend the categories of

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

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

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

“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

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'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

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 Global Employer: February 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, China, Colombia, France, Global, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 20 2013

The Global Employer: Monthly eAlert is a publication by Baker & McKenzie's Global Employment & Labor Law group designed to keep our clients and