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Singapore: emphasis on protection of Professionals, Managers and Executives and anti-harassment

Singapore - February 4 2015 In line with the clear intent to afford greater protection to PMEs (Professionals, Managers and Executives), which form an integral and…

Akiko Yamakawa, Kathleen Healy, Laura Chapman.

Thailand: little legal change expected during 2015

Thailand - February 4 2015 With the military junta installed in May 2014 (and scheduled to retain power until early 2016), we do not expect any significant changes to…

Akiko Yamakawa, Kathleen Healy, Laura Chapman.

Australia: greater focus on sex discrimination and bullying and a review to the paid parental leave scheme

Australia - February 4 2015 The 2014 landmark decision in the Australian Federal Court, Richardson v Oracle Corporation Australia Pty and Tucker demonstrates an important shift…

Akiko Yamakawa, Kathleen Healy, Laura Chapman.

China: employers to face increasing pressure from employees when making changes to the workforce

China - February 4 2015 Following the change of the labour dispatch laws in early 2014, the grace period given to companies to assist with the transition will end in respect…

Akiko Yamakawa, Kathleen Healy, Laura Chapman.

India: expected reforms to labour laws

India - February 4 2015 Continuing the series of measures that seek to improve the ease of doing business in India, the Government of India is in the process of introducing…

Akiko Yamakawa, Kathleen Healy, Laura Chapman.