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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

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

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

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

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

A structured guide to employment & labour law in Japan

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

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

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

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

Increasing temporary employment in Japan: polarisation in the labour market and the “working poor” part 1
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • November 15 2013

This post is also available in Japanese. Under the traditional Japanese labour market model, the great majority of people work as regular employees

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