Mondaq Asia Pacific: Employment and HR
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Employers should be aware that there have been recent legal changes to the definition and rights of casual employees.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Employers, including those in traditional white collar industries, should continually refine their approach to safety.
Holding Redlich
This update includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to Australian workplace relations.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
As the FWC's application of the BOOT becomes more technical, the utility of enterprise bargaining becomes more uncertain.
HBA Legal
The ‘claim' for workers compensation was made through a request for medical treatment, rather than by a new claim form.
PCC Employment Lawyers
This article examines the significance of recent legislative changes relating to employment law and industrial relations.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong government gazetted the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 (the "Bill") today (30 November 2018).
Mayer Brown
The Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018, which increases the statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong from three days to five days, was passed by the Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 and was gazetted on 2 November 2018.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
India has ever since been a hub of trade and industry involved in providing goods of good quality and repute. The business in India is widespread over various segments of the society.
Khaitan & Co
The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 (MB Act) was amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017. Under the 2017 Amendment, setting up a creche was made mandatory for all establishment employing 50 (fifty) or more employees.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (MB Act) was amended in 2017 (Amendment), to enhance/ increase the maternity leave period to 26 weeks from the previous 12, for a woman employee, for the first two...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Discrimination is not unknown in India when it comes to inclusion of transgender people in society, especially in terms of employment opportunities.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
One of the important gifts of modernization is equal recognition of the calibre of women. Restricted to the household works and raising of children, the women were confined to the four walls of the house in the earlier times.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
The basic regulation regarding minimum wages in Indonesia is stipulated in Government Regulation No. 78 of 2015 regarding Wages ("GR 78") and Ministry of Manpower ("MOM") Regulation No. 7 of 2013.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
In general, an employment agreement in Indonesia shall be entered into for either a fixed or an indefinite term.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The changes will have significance for all employers, so they should review employment agreements to ensure compliance.
Cavell Leitch
Recent case is a timely reminder that caution is required when relying on a trial period – seek legal advice.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Employers should be very clear in any communications with staff about behavioural expectations at the Christmas party.
Clyde & Co
The Singapore Government has recently passed major amendments to the Employment Act (Cap 91) of Singapore (the Employment Act) which will take effect from 1 April 2019.
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 20171 (hereinafter referred to as the "Maternity Act") is a landmark law which has enhanced the maternity benefits already available under the parent Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
Casual employees can, subject to certain prerequisites, request a full time or part time position after a period of time.
Gilchrist Connell
This UK case is useful for insurers and underwriters in the renewal or issue of insurance policies covering cyber risks.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to work health and safety law.
Kochhar & Co.
Gratuity is calculated at fifteen days of wages for each year of completed service (or part of the year in excess of six months), subject to a ceiling.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Employers should closely examine their employment and commercial arrangements to assess and minimise their risk profile.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Government has published draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018 for public comments.
Employers cannot completely eliminate employee misconduct at work functions, but preventative steps will minimise risks.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
When engaging a contractor, employers should carefully consider any potential liabilities surrounding superannuation.
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Government of Maharashtra has notified the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 with effect from 19 December 2017.
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