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Asia-Pacific labor & employment news - summer 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan
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  • August 20 2014

According to statistics published in May 2013, Taiwan has more than 590,000 agency workers, and that number is continually rising at an unprecedented

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

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

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

Japan employment law update - January 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Japan
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  • January 9 2013

On 16 November 2012, the Japanese Foreign Minister Mr. Genba and H.E. Ms. Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, Ambassador of India, signed the Agreement on Social

Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada, China, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients

International regulatory update 19-23 September 2011

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, Japan, Libya, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom
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  • September 28 2011

The Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (National Securities Market Commission) (CNMV) has published an updated set of FAQs in relation to its temporary measure on net short positions

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

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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  • July 19 2013

In the large majority of francophone countries in sub-Saharan Africa (i.e. Those which are members of the ‘Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en

Employment litigation in Japan

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • Japan
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  • June 8 2011

Employment litigation in Japan has expanded greatly over the past five years, mainly due to the economic recession and the introduction of labor tribunals in April 2006 as part of the government’s efforts at judicial reform (which also included the introduction of a citizen judge system and the creation of law schools