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Executive summary - February 2015

  • WongPartnership LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • February 4 2015

This case is significant because it is the first time that the Singapore High Court has ruled on the validity of a clause in a contract which seeks

Singapore: no extra claims in constructive dismissal

  • Jones Day
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  • Singapore
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  • January 15 2015

In August 2014, the Court of Appeal in Singapore ruled that employees who are forced to quit after their employer makes "life unbearable" (namely, in

Singapore: breach of confidentiality and confidence claim

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • December 5 2014

This case revolves around Four Ex-Employees leaving the claimant company, Clearlab SG Pte Ltd (“Clearlab“) and joining a rival company, Lens

Singapore Court of Appeal dismisses claim for damages for constructive dismissal and breach of implied term of mutual trust and confidence in employment contract

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • November 26 2014

In Wee Kim San Lawrence Bernard v Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd, the Singapore Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against an order to strike out

Re-employment of employees & constructive dismissal claims

  • Drew & Napier LLC
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  • Singapore
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  • October 17 2014

On 29 September 2014, the Tripartite Committee on Employability of Older Workers (“Tricom”) announced its recommendation that the Government adopt a

Singapore: Court of Appeal confirms employer-friendly approach to constructive dismissal damages

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • October 15 2014

In the recent decision of Wee Kim San Lawrence Bernard v Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd 2014 SGCA 43 the Court of Appeal considered the measure

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian

Ascertaining an employee's entitlement to damages in constructive dismissal cases

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • Singapore
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  • September 30 2014

When an employer wrongfully dismisses an employee by not giving him the requisite period of notice or salary in lieu of notice as stipulated in the

Singapore Court of Appeal affirms the measure of damages for constructive dismissal claims

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Singapore
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  • September 24 2014

What is the proper measure of damages in a constructive dismissal situation? Constructive dismissal occurs under circumstances where an employer's

Singapore: damages upon dismissal

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • September 24 2014

In the recent decision of Wee Kim San Lawrence Bernard v Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd 2014 SGCA 43 the Court of Appeal considered the measure