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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


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


Global employment, pensions and benefits e-bulletin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia
  • April 18 2013

A renewed regulatory focus on sham contracting and a court recent decision in ACE Insurance Limited v Trifunovski highlights the need for employers to


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


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


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian


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


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


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among