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Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives Update: May 2023

China, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand - June 5 2023 This month’s update covers the following: we look at a recent Singapore case where the court dealt with an appeal against damages for the…

Australia: Survey of state - WHS regulation and reform relating to psychosocial risks

Australia - June 1 2023 The pressure to better regulate psychological health in the workplace has been ever increasing since the release of Marie Boland’s independent Review…

US: Cos. Shouldn’t Alter Noncompete, Severance Agreements Yet

USA - May 31 2023 In two highly publicized administrative actions, the Federal Trade Commission and the National Labor Relations Board have sought to end, or at least…

Germany: German Working Time Act Amendments - What you need to know

Germany - May 25 2023 Since the much-discussed decision of the German Federal Labour Court of 13 September 2022 (1 ABR 22/21), employers have been obliged to record the…

Australia: Zombies rise from the industrial crypt - upcoming notification obligations under the Secure Jobs, Better Pay reforms

Australia - May 17 2023 The recent Secure Jobs, Better Pay reforms to the Fair Work Act require employers to notify employees covered by so-called ‘zombie agreements’ -…

Australia: In the crosshairs - ACCC confirms review of no-poach provisions in employment contracts

Australia - May 17 2023 As noted in our 27 March 2023 Employment Note, the Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury, Andrew Leigh MP (Leigh) recently…

UK: consultation documents provide more detail on non-compete, working time and TUPE reform proposals

United Kingdom - May 16 2023 The Government has now published further details of the proposed reforms to employment law announced in its policy paper on 10 May (see our post…

UK: Government announces plans for post-Brexit employment law reform

European Union, United Kingdom - May 10 2023 The Secretary of State for the Department for Business and Trade, Kemi Badenoch MP, has today issued a written statement announcing that the…

UK: round-up of new employment law consultations, guidance and progress on legislative proposals

United Kingdom - May 5 2023 Keeping track of proposals to amend employment laws has always been challenging and start of 2023 has been no exception, with a plethora of…

Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives Update: April 2023

China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore - May 2 2023 We look at changes in employment and immigration requirements in Mainland China after the management of COVID-19 was downgraded from Class A to Class…