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Singapore: No more double dipping – changes to Singapore’s CDCA

Singapore - April 7 2014 The Child Development Co-Savings Act ("CDCA") has been amended such that it now reflects the no double-dipping rule: an employee's entitlement to…

Fatim Jumabhoy

Singapore: Foreign hiring requirements to be tightened

Singapore - October 10 2013 Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) recently announced that it will introduce new rules requiring firms to advertise job vacancies on a new 'jobs…

Jessica Toop

Personal Data Protection Act in force 2 January 2013

Singapore - August 14 2013 The Singapore Personal Data Protection Act of 2012, Act 26 of 2012 (PDPA) was enacted at the end of 2012 and parts relating to the administration of…

Kwok Hon Yee, Georgia Leonhardt, Steve Smith, Bronwyn Sullivan, Cui Xian Yap

Workplace bullying in Japan and Australia

Australia, Japan - July 31 2012 Workplace bullying has come under recent scrutiny in Asia Pacific with the Japanese Government issuing a report which includes guidance for employers on how to eliminate this type of behaviour at work.

Celia Yuen

Philippines introduces new rules on contract labour

Philippines - February 10 2012 New rules on contract labour introduced in the Philippines on 5 December 2011 require contractors to provide contract workers with similar benefits to their permanent employee counterparts.

Celia Yuen