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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.”

Australia: Federal Court Finds Averse Action when New Mother Made Redundant
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 23 2016

In Heraud v Roy Morgan Research Ltd 2016 FCCA 185 (February 5, 2016) the Federal Circuit Court of Australia decided that an employer took adverse

Australia: Employee Who Rejected Alternative Positions not Entitled to Redundancy Payout
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 23 2016

In Adcock v Blackmores Limited & Ors 2016 FCCA 265 (February 12, 2016), the Federal Circuit Court of Australia ("FCCA") found that an employee had

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

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

Facebook Settles Derivative Lawsuit Challenging Outside Director Pay
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

In settlement of a derivative lawsuit challenging compensation paid to Facebook's non-employee directors, Facebook agreed to submit its non-employee

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

Hot off the benchdecisions of interest from the Australian courts - March 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 14 2016

Lifeplan Australia Friendly Society Ltd v Woff 2016 FCA 248 concerned a familiar, if nightmarish, scenario for employersnamely the loss of key

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

Italy: recent clarification on determining foreign tax credits on foreign employment income
  • Jones Day
  • Italy
  • November 18 2013

As Italian tax residents are subject to tax on their worldwide income, foreign-sourced employment income is included in an individual's income when