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‘Repair, not replacement’: Productivity Commission releases draft report on workplace relations framework

Australia - August 7 2015 The Productivity Commission has released its draft report on the workplace relations framework, as part of its inquiry into the current performance of…

Karli Evans, Nicholas Ogilvie

Australia: regulators focus on overseas workers and accessorial liability

Australia - August 5 2015 The past few years have seen an increase in government and regulators’ focus on compliance with workplace laws when engaging overseas workers. In…

John Cooper

Malaysia’s Employment Act Amendments and Minimum Wage

Malaysia - July 31 2012 Several amendments to Malaysia’s Employment Act (EA) came into operation on 1 April 2012.

Celia Yuen

Year of the dragon: Managing the parents of the ‘dragon babies’

Asia-Pacific, China - February 10 2012 With a predicted increase in the number of maternity cases during the year of the dragon, employers in Asia should ensure that they are familiar and compliant with minimum legal standards and/or any contractual entitlements in respect of parental leave in the jurisdictions in which they operate.

Celia Yuen

China’s Social Insurance Law

China - December 9 2011 Non-nationals who work in China must participate in all aspects of the new national Social Insurance Law (SIL) including: pension, basic medical insurance, unemployment insurance, work-related injury insurance, and maternity insurance.

Celia Yuen