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Executive Order requires federal contractors to disclose labor violations and prohibits pre-dispute arbitration agreements
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • September 4 2014

On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which imposes additional requirements on certain federal


New bill supplementary to the occupational risks regime
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Argentina
  • October 25 2016

Last October 20th, 2016, upon initiative of the National Executive Power, a bill Supplementary to the Occupational Risks Regimen (hereinafter, the


“Ban-the-box” laws impact employer hiring practices
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

"Ban-the-Box" laws are aimed at prohibiting "yesno" check boxes on housing and employment applications asking about prior arrests or convictions


Labor dispatch capped at 10 of workforce
  • Baker McKenzie
  • China
  • February 28 2014

On January 24, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security issued the Provisional Regulations on Labor Dispatch ("Labor Dispatch


Are there circumstances in which an employee can have a legally enforceable right to a bonus?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • January 20 2014

Provisions for employee bonuses to be granted on a discretionary basis are common in employment contacts. In Daniel John Brader and others v


How to attract strong candidates for executive positions while protecting against executive misconduct
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 14 2014

Senior executives are sometimes indemnified against costs and expenses incurred as a result of legal proceedings that might be brought against such


Infectious disease outbreaks how would an incident, or potential incident, impact your project and how do you protect your employees?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 14 2014

The outbreak of an infectious disease can bring terrible consequences to large numbers of people in a short period of time. We have prepared this


Facebook alibi
  • Baker McKenzie
  • New Zealand
  • September 11 2013

In a recent case, an employee in New Zealand was compelled to hand over Facebook material posted on dates on which she alleged to have been absent


Maximum working hours and reasonable additional hours
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 13 2013

Somewhere between responding to emails at the traffic lights, and dialling into a teleconference in the interval of a school Christmas pageant, most


Employer ordered to pay year-end bonus to ex-employee
  • Baker McKenzie
  • China
  • February 28 2014

In a case reportedly decided by a Beijing court in January 2014, the employer was ordered to pay the year-end bonus to an ex-employee. The parties had