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Compliance check: maternity benefits in India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, which introduces key changes to the maternity benefits set out under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

Breaking down the employment contract: incapacity terms
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2017

In our fourth article in this series, we consider employment terms relating to incapacity and sick pay and issues that employers need to be aware of

“The nation wants to know” whether a monopoly exists?
  • LexOrbis
  • India
  • April 26 2017

A recent news item in glaring limelight has raised a significant IP issue. Whether a seemingly common yet catchy phrase through repeated use can be

APAC Sports Update - The Anatomy of a Football Transfer
  • Bird & Bird
  • Global
  • April 25 2017

Footballers (even very well paid ones) are much like employees of other large companies. They have an employer (a club), an employment contract and

Employer Reminder
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • April 24 2017

Employers are reminded to review their casual employment arrangements and convert the arrangements to part-time or fulltime employment where the true

Failure To Pay Minimum Wage Can Jeopardize Employment-Based Visa Petitions
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

Rudyard Kipling famously noted, “East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” Many employers may feel that this quote aptly

Employers: Be Cautious with Pay Cuts
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • China
  • April 24 2017

Reduction of an employee's salary is often a consequence of the employer's decision to demote the employee for some reason. However, the employer

When does notice of termination of employment take effect?
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2017

Once a decision to serve notice has been taken, it is important for both the employer and employee to understand when that notice will end. As a

Professional negligence: can insurers make a recovery from an insured's employee?
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2017

That employers sue employees for breach of employment contracts is not unusual. Indeed, it might be expected where an employee breaches a

Supreme Court judgment on concluding employment agreement with pregnant woman
  • Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak
  • Poland
  • April 19 2017

In a recent judgment concerning an employment agreement concluded with a pregnant woman, the Supreme Court stated that the actual and real performance