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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

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

Be global: employment law newsletter - October 2014

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 28 2014

Be Global is DLA Piper's snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global

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:

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

Independent contractors in Japan may still retain the collective bargaining rights they had when they were employees

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • July 1 2011

In Japanese labor law, problems regarding the definition of “workers” arise mainly in two contexts

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

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

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