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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


Global employment law what's new? Fall 2015
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France, Germany, Global, Italy, Japan
  • October 22 2015

Economic and trade sanctions have become a favoured geopolitical tool of governments. The rules are complex, ever evolving, and the violation risks


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


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


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


Japan: Non-renewal of fixed-term employment contract not justified by redundancy of role
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 2 2016

Generally, when fixed-term employees have been continuously employed by the same employer for a number of years and the fixed-term contract has


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 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"


Global employment pensions and incentives bulletin - November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Indonesia, USA, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • November 20 2015

With the global economy still in flux and the speed of recovery varying across temporal and geographic dimensions, it is a brave or foolish person


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