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

A structured guide to employment & labour law in Japan


Ten questions on Japanese employment law
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Japan
  • June 30 2010

Japanese labor law derives from statute, e.g., the Japanese Labor Standards Act and Labor Contract Act, and the precedents established by the Japanese courts


Japan: record pay out for power harassment and overwork claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2014

On 4 November 2014, the Tokyo District Court awarded JPY 58 million to the aggrieved family members of a young employee who committed suicide. The


Guide to going global employment - 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Austria, Belgium, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany
  • February 9 2015

A foreign entity can engage employees in Austria with proper payroll registrations, subject to business and corporate tax planning considerations


Three ways to dismiss employees in Japan
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • March 29 2016

If we were to list the "frequently asked questions" by multinationals doing business in Japan, the first question on the list might be "how do we


Independent contractors in Japan may still retain the collective bargaining rights they had when they were employees
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • July 1 2011

In Japanese labor law, problems regarding the definition of “workers” arise mainly in two contexts


Japan: court guidance on implementation of fixed overtime allowances
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • January 31 2014

Under the Japanese Labour Standards Act (LSA) an employer must enter into an agreement regarding overtime and holiday work with a union or employee


Global: What's on the horizon in 2016
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, USA, Venezuela, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia
  • December 17 2015

In this month's edition of Be Global, we bring you a summary of the most significant international employment law developments from the the past 12


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


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