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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


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


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


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


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


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: 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