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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


Japan: sexual harassment and discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • August 5 2015

The Supreme Court of Japan has recently handed down decisions in cases on sexual harassment and maternity discrimination which support the current Abe


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


Tokyo High Court Decision Recognizing a Breach of a Company's Duty of Care in Connection with the Occurrence of an Employee's Depression Due to Overwork
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • October 19 2016

On August 31, 2016, the Tokyo High Court issued a decision ordering a company to pay an aggrieved employee approximately 60 million JPY (with such


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


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


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 incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Africa, Australia, China
  • 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


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


Asia Chronicle: Issue 3 - JanuaryFebruary 2016
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • British Virgin Islands, China, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

The Privy Council has unanimously held that an arbitration clause stating that ‘any party may submit the dispute to binding arbitration’ amounts to