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Big data and human resourcesletting the computer decide?

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • China, Hong Kong, Japan, USA
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  • April 3 2015

Employees are a company's greatest asset, but if the company gets hiring decisions wrong, employees could also be the company's greatest expense

From hiring to firing : A basic guide to the Japanese employment law life cycle

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Japan
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  • March 17 2015

As a general rule, employers in Japan can freely determine the person they would like to hire as an employee, provided that discrimination on the

Guide to going global employment - 2015

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 9 2015

A foreign entity can engage employees in Austria with proper payroll registrations, subject to business and corporate tax planning considerations

Be global: employment law newsletter - March 2015

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, Brazil, China, European Union, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 31 2015

The Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 requires private sector employers with 100 or more employees to report annually to the Workplace Gender

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

The global employer: the social media issue

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world

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

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