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Sun Capital 一案更新:美国区域法院就在私募股权基金上加退休金责任一决定双
Amendments to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"), 29 U.S.C. §§ 1001 et seq., in 1980 made "trade[s] or business[es]" that are under "common control"—which has since been defined by regulation to mean 80 percent common ownership—jointly and severally liable for each other's withdrawal liability under a multi-employer pension plan.
United States
2 Aug 2016
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Sun Capital Update: District Court Doubles Down On Imposition Of Pension Liability For Private Equity Funds
In 2007, two private equity funds of Sun Capital Advisors, Inc.—Sun Capital III and Sun Capital IV (collectively, the "Sun Capital funds")—acquired 30 percent and 70 percent stakes, respectively, in Scott Brass, Inc...
United States
1 Jun 2016
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OSHA Issues Food Safety Whistleblower Rule
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") has released a final rule governing the employee protection provision of Section 402 of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.
United States
10 May 2016
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The DOL's Final "Fiduciary" Rule—Countdown To Implementation Begins In Earnest
On April 6, 2016, the DOL issued final regulations defining who is a fiduciary as a result of giving "investment advice" to an employee benefit plan subject to ERISA or an individual retirement account.
United States
28 Apr 2016
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New Statutory Boards Focusing On Skills Upgrading And Manpower Management
The Singapore government has announced reorganization plans, with two reconstituted statutory boards looking into employment-related matters expected to be formed by the end of 2016.
Singapore
1 Apr 2016
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New Guidelines On Managing Workplace Harassment
On December 23, 2015, the Ministry of Manpower, National Trades Union Congress, and Singapore National Employers Federation issued the "Tripartite Advisory on Managing Workplace Harassment."
Singapore
1 Apr 2016
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FNS Codifies SNAP Requirement For National Directory Of New Hires Employment Verification And Annual Program Activity Reporting
In the January 26, 2016, Federal Register, USDA's Food and Nutrition Service ("FNS") announced an interim rule that requires state agencies to verify applicant employment data through the National Directory of New Hires ("NDNH") for the determination of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ("SNAP") eligibility and correct amount of benefits.
United States
24 Feb 2016
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Guidance On Application Of Close Connection Test For Employer's Vicarious Liability
At trial, the judge considered that the employer was not vicariously liable because it could not fairly be said that the first defendant carried out the assault in the course of executing his duties.
Hong Kong
29 Oct 2015
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Amendments To Employment Act—Employers Requires To Provide Payslips And Keep Records
While some minor operational changes have already taken effect from August 22, 2015, the key changes will not take effect until April 1, 2016.
Singapore
28 Oct 2015
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Higher Compensation For Workers Under Work Injury Compensation Act
On July 24, 2015 Minister for Manpower, Lim Swee Say, announced proposed changes to the Work Injury Compensation Act ("WICA").
Singapore
28 Oct 2015
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Amendment Of Worker Dispatching Act
On September 11, 2015, amendments to the Act for Securing the Proper Operation of Worker Dispatching Undertakings and Improved Working Conditions for Dispatched Workers ("2015 Amendment") were enacted.
Japan
27 Oct 2015
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Statutory Minimum Wage Increase
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.
Hong Kong
27 Oct 2015
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Japan Legal Update - Vol. 7 | September 2015
平成27 年7 月30 日、経済産業省は、「外国公務員贈 賄防止指針」(以下「本指針」といいます。)
Japan
1 Oct 2015
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Clarification On Calculation Of Payment Under The Protection Of Wages On Insolvency Ordinance
The Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund (the "Fund") was established in 1985 to provide timely relief in the form of an ex gratia payment to eligible employees affected by the insolvency of their employers.
Hong Kong
28 May 2015
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Enforcement Of Act On Special Measures Concerning Fixed-Term Employees With Expert Knowledge, Etc.
On April 1, 2015, the Act on Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge, etc. (the "Act") came into force.
Japan
27 May 2015
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Statutory Paternity Leave
Pursuant to the Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2014, male employees with a child born on or after February 27, 2015 are now entitled to three days' paternity leave for each confinement of their spouse or partner.
Hong Kong
26 May 2015
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Once More Unto The Breach—The New "Fiduciary" Definition
On April 14, 2015, the Department of Labor re-proposed regulations that define when someone becomes a fiduciary by reason of providing "investment advice for a fee or other compensation."
United States
27 Apr 2015
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NOM-006-STPS-2014 On Health And Safety Conditions In The Handling And Warehousing Of Materials Takes Effect In Mexico
In accordance with NOM-006, surveillance of compliance with its terms may be carried out by independent authorized verification units.
Mexico
23 Apr 2015
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Other USDA Announcements
USDA Amends Regulations on Importing Plants for Planting from Turkey, Canada, the Netherlands.
United States
15 Jan 2015
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Fifth Third Bancorp V. Dudenhoeffer: Supreme Court Rejects "Presumption Of Prudence" For Stock Drop Cases
The United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, a decision that had been highly anticipated by the ERISA bar.
United States
2 Jul 2014
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