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The impact of demographic changes on companies’ HR strategies and their on companies’ HR strategies and their company pension plans
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

As of late, discussions on demographic changes, including the impact on the Social Security system, have caused people to become generally more aware of the phenomenon of an “aging society.”

Dutch Act Impacts Liability for Companies Working with Self-Employed Contractors
  • Jones Day
  • Netherlands
  • February 5 2016

Companies often seek to engage contractors to perform certain services. This may be for a variety of reasons, often because certain contractors have

Saudi Ministry of Labor Restricts Redundancy Terminations
  • Jones Day
  • Saudi Arabia
  • March 3 2017

On 29 January 2017, the Saudi Minister of Labor issued Resolution No. 50945 ("Resolution") restricting termination of groups of Saudi employees for

Dismissal following a breakdown in working relationships was for some other substantial reason, and not for misconduct
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

Where a breakdown in working relationships was caused primarily by an employee's conduct, it does not necessarily follow that the dismissal of that employee will be on the grounds of misconduct

Diversity in the workplace in Germany: Is it coming? Or maybe it’s already here
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

Diversity gained a foothold in the United States in the 1960s, becoming increasingly common by the 1980s

Belgium: the removal of the distinction between blue and white collar
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium
  • November 14 2013

Belgium is one of the last European countries where a distinction is made between blue and white collar workers. Blue collar workers are generally

FCPA 2016 Year in Review
  • Jones Day
  • Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 30 2017

In 2016, a year after the sharp decrease in both the number and size of corporate FCPA resolutions, the DOJ's and SEC's enforcement activity

Reform of TUPE
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

The Coalition Government made much of its plans to cut red-tape for business. One area it identified as ready for reform was TUPE. It therefore began

Singapore: Employment Act changes for retrenchment benefits
  • Jones Day
  • Singapore
  • May 22 2015

From April 1, 2015, an employee who has been employed in a company for at least two years may request retrenchment benefits if he or she is

Hong Kong: statutory minimum wage increase
  • Jones Day
  • Hong Kong
  • October 26 2015

The statutory minimum wage rate has been raised from HK$30 per hour to HK$32.50 per hour with effect from May 1, 2015. Pursuant to section 8 of the