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Hong Kong: apology legislation - unlocking the power of "sorry"
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 30 2017

By its very nature, the relationship between employer and employee is unique. Employment provides not only financial rewards, but can be a source of


Hong Kong: Apology legislation - unlocking the power of “sorry”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 30 2017

By its very nature, the relationship between employer and employee is unique. Employment provides not only financial rewards, but can be a source of


Hong Kong: Legislative Council to consider reinstatement remedy for unfair dismissal claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 31 2017

On 25 April 2017, the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 was introduced for first reading in the Legislative Council. This Bill follows a similar Bill


Hong Kong: How far does the Labour Tribunal’s duty to investigate extend?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 1 2017

Two recent Court of First Instance decisions in Hong Kong - Fung Tsun Tong v A Link Network (HK) Ltd (Fung Tsun Tong) and Vermeerbergen Peter Alfred


Hong Kong: the labour policy promises of the next chief executive
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • April 28 2017

On 26 March 2017, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor was elected as the City's next (and first female) Chief Executive, after winning 777 votes from a 1


Hong Kong: damages for injury to feelings and exemplary damages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 28 2017

As a general rule, employees bringing a claim for damages against their employer will need to demonstrate that they have suffered financial loss as a


Hong Kong: MIC Regime - Implications for HR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 25 2017

On 16 December 2016, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a circular which introduces new measures to heighten the individual


Hong Kong: is it time to refresh your disciplinary procedure?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 28 2016

When was the last time you looked at your organisation's Disciplinary procedures? Is it time for a refresh? Earlier this year, a decision of the


New Zealand: Employer health and safety
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • New Zealand
  • September 22 2016

Employee carelessness is no defence to an employer's obligation to take all practicable steps to prevent against reasonably foreseeable risks in the


Singapore: Preventing workplace injuries
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • September 22 2016

The Singapore District Court recently heard a claim by a former employee seeking further compensation to that already provided by his employer