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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.”


In Head-to-Head Contest Between Separate Debtors in Bankruptcy, Right to Reject Executory Contract Prevails
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

A recent dispute in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri addressed a somewhat novel question of bankruptcy law: What is the


China: Maternity, Paternity, and Marriage Leave Entitlements Affect Population and Family Planning Law
  • Jones Day
  • China
  • March 23 2016

On December 27, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress issued the amended Population and Family Planning Law ("Family


In the pipelinehighlighting changes of interest to employers in Australia - August 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

On 27 July 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics ("ABS") released the Consumer Price Index ("CPI") for the June quarter, which rose by just 0.4


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


Hot off the benchdecisions of interest from the Australian courts - August 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

The Federal Circuit Court considered an application in respect of adverse action allegedly taken against an employee who made a request for


How far is too far? FWC gives guidance on what is reasonable travel for an alternative offer of employment
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • July 24 2013

A recent decision has provided very helpful guidance on what constitutes an acceptable offer of alternative employment where the position has been


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


First FWC ruling in bullying jurisdiction
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 28 2014

We previously reported that the FWC received 44 reports of bullying in the first month of its jurisdiction over workplace bullying. The FWC has since


Japan Legal Update, Vol. 14 May 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • May 25 2016

The Amendment to the Employment Insurance Act Etc. (the "Amendment") was enacted on March 29, 2016. The Amendment amends the Employment Insurance Act