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Mayer Brown JSM
The Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Authority (the "Authority") is pushing ahead with a relatively radical (and controversial) restructuring of the retirement scheme regulatory environment in Hong Kong.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our Legal Update on 5 June 2018 we discussed the passing into law of the Employment (Amendment)(No.2) Ordinance 2018 which provides for compulsory reinstatement...
Mayer Brown JSM
Before making such an order, both the employer and the employee must be given an opportunity to present each of their cases in respect of the making of an order for reinstatement or reengagement.
Littler Mendelson
The Draft Bill was first proposed in November 2017 by two members of Hong Kong's Legislative Council.
Mayer Brown JSM
Under the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (Cap 485) (MPFSO), employers and employees in Hong Kong are each required to make a monthly contribution of 5 percent of the employees' relevant income to a MPF Scheme.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our earlier Legal Update, we reported that in the case of Re Mahesh J Roy (CACV 226/2015), the Appellant was found guilty of insulting behaviour and disturbing proceedings by the Presiding Officer...
Mayer Brown JSM
In the Hong Kong Chief Executive's latest policy address, it was proposed that statutory paternity leave shall be extended from three days to five days.
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions. Staying on top of employment-related legal developments is important but can be challenging
Mayer Brown JSM
In Lee Wai Kei Wicky (李伟基) v. World Family Ltd. (寰宇家庭有限公司) [2017] HKEC 2109 English Judgment...
Mayer Brown JSM
The Court of First Instance in Chen Xiang(陈翔)v. China Daye Non-Ferrous Metals Mining Limited (中国大冶有色金属矿业有限公司)...
Mayer Brown JSM
The widely reported case of QT v. Director of Immigration has sent rainbow-coloured ripples through the Hong Kong community.
Mayer Brown JSM
Under the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (the "MPFSO"), any employer who, without reasonable excuse, fails to make a timely payment of mandatory contributions commits an offence...
Mayer Brown JSM
The full details of introducing a standard working hours regime are yet to be determined.
Mayer Brown JSM
Under section 42 of Hong Kong's LTO, if any person engages in threatening or insulting behaviour or wilfully interrupts a hearing before the Labour Tribunal, the presiding officer may summarily sentence that person...
Mayer Brown JSM
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the "Bill") was gazetted on 5 May 2017.
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Mayer Brown JSM
In the Hong Kong District Court decision of Waliyah v. Yip Hoi Sun Terence and Chan Man Hong, a domestic helper succeeded in her claim for sex and pregnancy discrimination against her former employer...
Mayer Brown JSM
In a recent employees' compensation appeal case of Wan Jingyi v. Hoo Chun Wing T/A Kai Chun Good Well & Ors., Hong Kong's Court of Appeal has unanimously upheld the lower Court's decision to dismiss...
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions. Staying on top of employment-related legal developments is important but can be challenging
The Sovereign Group
Decades of dramatic economic growth propelled the People's Republic of China into the world's largest economy.
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Mayer Brown JSM
In our Legal Update on 5 June 2018 we discussed the passing into law of the Employment (Amendment)(No.2) Ordinance 2018 which provides for compulsory reinstatement...
Mayer Brown JSM
Before making such an order, both the employer and the employee must be given an opportunity to present each of their cases in respect of the making of an order for reinstatement or reengagement.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Authority (the "Authority") is pushing ahead with a relatively radical (and controversial) restructuring of the retirement scheme regulatory environment in Hong Kong.
Mayer Brown JSM
Under the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (Cap 485) (MPFSO), employers and employees in Hong Kong are each required to make a monthly contribution of 5 percent of the employees' relevant income to a MPF Scheme.
Mayer Brown JSM
In the Hong Kong Chief Executive's latest policy address, it was proposed that statutory paternity leave shall be extended from three days to five days.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Court of First Instance in Chen Xiang(陈翔)v. China Daye Non-Ferrous Metals Mining Limited (中国大冶有色金属矿业有限公司)...
Littler Mendelson
The Draft Bill was first proposed in November 2017 by two members of Hong Kong's Legislative Council.
Mayer Brown JSM
The widely reported case of QT v. Director of Immigration has sent rainbow-coloured ripples through the Hong Kong community.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our earlier Legal Update, we reported that in the case of Re Mahesh J Roy (CACV 226/2015), the Appellant was found guilty of insulting behaviour and disturbing proceedings by the Presiding Officer...
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions. Staying on top of employment-related legal developments is important but can be challenging
The Sovereign Group
For those fortunate enough to have accumulated bonus payments from a large bank or been made a beneficiary of their company's retirement or stock option plan, the term "vesting period" will be a familiar one.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the "Bill") was gazetted on 5 May 2017.
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