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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, United Kingdom, USA, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain
  • 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
  • Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore
  • 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


Japan: focus on helping employees raise their children
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • April 30 2015

The regime under the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children has recently been extended. The Act sets out


Big data and human resourcesletting the computer decide?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Japan, USA
  • April 3 2015

Employees are a company's greatest asset, but if the company gets hiring decisions wrong, employees could also be the company's greatest expense


Be global: employment law newsletter - March 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, Italy, Japan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, China, European Union, Germany, Ireland
  • March 31 2015

The Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 requires private sector employers with 100 or more employees to report annually to the Workplace Gender


From hiring to firing : A basic guide to the Japanese employment law life cycle
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • March 17 2015

As a general rule, employers in Japan can freely determine the person they would like to hire as an employee, provided that discrimination on the