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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


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


Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, China, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan
  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients


The Asia employment landscape in 2014
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
  • January 22 2014

Personal data protection remains a topical issue in the region and 2014 will see employers grappling with the new data protection laws in Singapore


International labour law bulletin - Winter 2014
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Guernsey, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 10 2014

The EU Directive on disclosure of non-financial information which we discussed in the summer 2014 edition of our newsletter, has been published in


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


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


Be global: employment law newsletter - October 2014
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Belgium, China, Denmark, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan
  • October 28 2014

Be Global is DLA Piper's snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global


Fishy goings-on at the Aquarium Japanese court upholds penalties for sexual harassment
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • March 3 2015

Last Thursday, the Japanese Supreme Court issued its ruling in the Osaka Aquarium sexual harassment case. The ruling made news across Japan and is


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, Russia, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong
  • July 19 2013

In the large majority of francophone countries in sub-Saharan Africa (i.e. Those which are members of the ‘Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en