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Asia-Pacific Labour and Employment News Autumn 2016 - Key Decisions of Local Courts
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Japan
  • September 1 2016

Workers at embattled steelmaking and iron ore mining company Arrium have accepted a new enterprise agreement that provides for a 10 percent pay cut

Japan Legal Update, Vol. 15 June 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • June 24 2016

An Amendment to the Banking Act, Etc. (the "Amendment") was enacted on May 25, 2016. The rapid innovation of information technology ("IT"

Japan Legal Update, Vol. 10: December 2015January 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • January 28 2016

On November 11, 2015, a cabinet order setting the effective date of the Act on Special Measures Concerning Civil Court Proceedings for the Collective

Japan: the Supreme Court decision on the demotion of a pregnant employee in connection with her request to transfer to other light activities
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • January 15 2015

Article 65, paragraph 3 of the Labor Standards Act of Japan allows pregnant employees to request a transfer to lighter activities. In addition

Asia-Pacific labor & employment news - summer 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan
  • August 20 2014

According to statistics published in May 2013, Taiwan has more than 590,000 agency workers, and that number is continually rising at an unprecedented

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