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Employment & labour law in Japan
  • Iwata Godo
  • Japan
  • September 15 2015

A structured guide to employment & labour law in Japan

Japan new id number law
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Japan
  • September 9 2015

The Social Security and Tax Number (“My Number”) System (the “System”) will go into effect in January 2016, and the government will start

Live to work or work to live
  • RPC
  • Japan, United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

"But what are the hours really like?" is a question that all trainees have been asked at some point, either by fresh faced law graduates sizing up

Japan: sexual harassment and discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • August 5 2015

The Supreme Court of Japan has recently handed down decisions in cases on sexual harassment and maternity discrimination which support the current Abe

Japan: employers to offer stress checks to workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • July 21 2015

From December 2015 amendments to Japan’s Industrial Safety and Health Act will require employers regularly employing 50 workers or more to offer an

Global employment law - what's new? Summer 2015
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, USA, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom
  • July 7 2015

The 2015 edition of our labour market reforms tracker is now available. The tracker reports on proposed and recently approved changes to labour and

Whistleblowing - an employer’s guide to global compliance
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 23 2015

The reporting of wrongdoing discovered in the workplace is a complex area in which there is a delicate balance to be struck between a variety of

Japan: enforcement of Act on Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert knowledge, etc.
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • May 22 2015

On April 1, 2015, the Act on Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge, etc. (the "Act") came into force. The Act

Japan: focus on helping employees raise their children
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • May 4 2015

Part of the economic reform being pushed forward by the current Abe Government is to encourage more women to return to the workforce after taking

Asia: 2015 key legal updates
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • May 4 2015

This month, in conjunction with the launch of our 2015 Asia Pacific Employment Guide, we take a look at the key legal developments across the region