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Termination unlawful because employer applied company policy in bad faith
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • May 7 2014

A court recently upheld an employee's claim for Rmb85,000 against his former employer for unlawful termination, because the employer had relied on a


French President proposes 75 employer-paid surtax on compensation in excess of 1 million
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • October 3 2013

On March 28, 2013, French President Francois Hollande announced his intentions to propose an employer-paid 75 surtax on compensation paid to


Brazil: more flexible labor rules for tourism-related companies to hire during the World Cup and Rio Olympic Games
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • January 10 2014

It has been recently announced by the Brazilian Government that it will authorize the tourism sector (hotels, inns, hostels, bars and restaurants) to


Information bulletin on recent employment disputes
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Russia
  • January 6 2014

An employee was hired to cover for an employee who was on maternity leave. The date when the absent employee was intended to return to work was set


MOHRSS clarifies some unclear issues under the work injury insurance regulations
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • June 17 2013

The PRC Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security ("MOHRSS") issued an opinion ("Opinion") to its provincial counterparts on April 25, 2013


Amendments to "30 ruling" regime for foreign employees limit tax-free compensation to amounts realized prior to termination of Dutch employment
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Netherlands
  • October 3 2013

Under amendments retroactive to January 1, 2012, the Ministry of Finance revised the rules that permit foreign employees on assignment to a Dutch


AAA offers new appeal rules
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

On November 1, 2013, the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") introduced new "Optional Appellate Arbitration Rules." Use of the new rules can be


Supreme Court raises the bar for retaliation claims
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

In June 2013, in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, the US Supreme Court held that plaintiffs must meet the tougher "but for"


US Supreme Court decisions enforcing arbitration agreements mark a potential sea change to avoid class actions
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

In 2013, the US Supreme Court again issued a series of landmark decisions enforcing arbitration agreements, with many commentators predicting the


Cook unsuccessfully claims employment relationship with hotel
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • June 27 2013

Recently, the Beijing Xicheng District People's Court ruled against a cook's claim of double salary, overtime pay and severance amounting to RMB 59