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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


Global Employment Law - What's New? Spring 2016
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 27 2016

While the European Commission is working towards issuing guidelines on how to apply existing EU legislation to the sharing economy, several countries


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


A Regional Guide to Background Checks - Asia
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan
  • May 3 2016

Background checks have become a critical part of the recruitment process in many countries. Employers with a global presence often seek to harmonize


Tokyo District Court rules that “US-style” dismissal is invalid
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • May 6 2016

Article 16 of the Japanese Labour Contracts Act provides that “If a termination lacks objectively reasonable grounds and is not considered to be


Temporary contingent workforce developments
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China, Japan, Mexico
  • January 3 2014

The past year has brought increased scrutiny and regulation of temporary and other contingent worker arrangements. Notably, China, Japan and Mexico


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, 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


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


Black companies the ugly side of Japanese business
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • August 14 2013

Tough economic times in Japan in recent years have led to the growth of a new social problem, the "burakku kigyo" or "black company". There is no