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Hot off the bench - decisions of interest from the Australian courts
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • December 24 2014

In Mitchell-Innes v Willis Australia Group Services Pty Ltd (No 2)(Unreported, District Court of New South Wales, Taylor DCJ, 8 December 2014


The impact of demographic changes on companies’ HR strategies and their on companies’ HR strategies and their company pension plans
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

As of late, discussions on demographic changes, including the impact on the Social Security system, have caused people to become generally more aware of the phenomenon of an “aging society.”


General Contractors' Workers' Compensation Plan Bars Personal Injury Claims Against Subcontractor
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

On July 13, 2017, Houston's Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Berkel & Company Contractors, Inc. v. Lee, 2017 WL 2986856, reversed a $43.5 million jury


Japan's Action Plan for the Realization of Work Style Reform
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • April 27 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently held 10 meetings of the "Council for the Realization of Work Style Reform," to discuss reforms to Japan's labor


Hot off the benchdecisions of interest from the Australian courts - March 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 14 2016

Lifeplan Australia Friendly Society Ltd v Woff 2016 FCA 248 concerned a familiar, if nightmarish, scenario for employersnamely the loss of key


Hong Kong: statutory minimum wage increase
  • Jones Day
  • Hong Kong
  • October 26 2015

The statutory minimum wage rate has been raised from HK$30 per hour to HK$32.50 per hour with effect from May 1, 2015. Pursuant to section 8 of the


Germany's Gender Pay Gap Law: What It Means for Employers
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • June 22 2017

Almost parallel to the new Gender Pay Gap Regulations in the United Kingdom, Germany also implemented a new law targeting unequal pay of men and women


Dutch Act Impacts Liability for Companies Working with Self-Employed Contractors
  • Jones Day
  • Netherlands
  • February 5 2016

Companies often seek to engage contractors to perform certain services. This may be for a variety of reasons, often because certain contractors have


EEOC Issues Final Wellness Plan Regulations and Immediately Asserts Retroactive Effect
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

On May 16, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") finalized highly anticipated regulations that purport to define the extent to


Mayor de Blasio Signs NYC Ban on Salary Inquiries
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

On May 4, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a law that will prohibit New York City employers from inquiring about the salary and