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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


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"


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


Two High Court Decisions Relating to Reemployment after Retirement
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • November 30 2016

Two notable successive court decisions relating to disputes concerning reemployment after retirement have been issued. First, on September 28, 2016


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


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


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: 2015 Highlights
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, USA, Venezuela, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Mexico, Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan
  • December 17 2015

In this month's edition of Be Global, we bring you a summary of the most significant international employment law developments from the past 12


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