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Japan: the Supreme Court decision on the demotion of a pregnant employee in connection with her request to transfer to other light activities

  • Jones Day
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  • Japan
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  • January 15 2015

Article 65, paragraph 3 of the Labor Standards Act of Japan allows pregnant employees to request a transfer to lighter activities. In addition

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

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

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

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

Asia: do employers have a right to access and to disclose employee data without consent?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan
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  • November 3 2014

When can an employer access and disclose their employees' personal data in different jurisdictions? We compare the rules in Australia, China, Hong

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

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

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

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