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Japan's Action Plan for the Realization of Work Style Reform
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently held 10 meetings of the "Council for the Realization of Work Style Reform," to discuss reforms to Japan's labor


Equal Pay for Equal Work.
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

On December 20, 2016, the Japanese government issued the "Draft Guidelines for Equal Pay for Equal Work" ("Draft Guidelines"), which provide its


Introduction of the Overtime Work Regulation with Punishment.
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

Under the existing Labor Standards Act, in practice employers are able to have their employees work overtime without limit by entering into a


European Commission Launches Competition Law Anonymous Whistleblower Tool
  • Jones Day
  • European Union
  • April 25 2017

The European Commission has launched a new tool that will allow individuals to anonymously report anticompetitive conduct for


Deepening the Divide: Court Rules That Bankruptcy Code’s Avoidance Provisions Do Not Apply Extraterritorially
  • Jones Day
  • Global, USA
  • April 13 2017

The ability to avoid fraudulent or preferential transfers is a fundamental part of U.S. bankruptcy law. However, when a transfer by a U.S. entity


Company Doctor: Changes to Dutch Workplace Legislation
  • Jones Day
  • Netherlands
  • April 10 2017

In the Netherlands, both employer and employee have various obligations during illness. In summary, the obligation of the employer is to facilitate


Japan Legal Update Vol. 23 March 2017
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • March 27 2017

On January 20, 2017, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare issued the "Guidelines for Employers to Appropriately Manage Their Employees'


Monthly UpdateAustralian Labour & Employment
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 20 2017

In this edition of the Update, we discuss two significant developments that are likely to have far-reaching impacts for employers and employees


Employees and Digital Devices Outside Working Hours
  • Jones Day
  • France
  • March 20 2017

New rules have come into force concerning employees' rights to disconnect from digital devices outside normal working time. From 1 January 2017, all


Termination for Breach of US Regulatory Rules Not Permissible
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

The New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") required Commerzbank to terminate the employment of a Germany-based employee on the