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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.
1 Apr 2016
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
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
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.
28 Oct 2015
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.
27 Oct 2015
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
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。)
1 Oct 2015
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.
27 May 2015
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
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.
23 Apr 2015
Supreme Court Invalidates NLRB Recess Appointments
The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that President Obama's three January 2012 recess appointments to the NLRB were unconstitutional.
United States
1 Jul 2014
Another Court of Appeals Invalidates Recess NLRB Appointment
The Third Circuit's decision in New Vista Nursing is the latest chapter in the ongoing controversy over the validity of several "recess appointments" made by President Obama to the NLRB.
United States
4 Jun 2013
NLRB Proceedings In The Wake Of "Noel Canning"
On January 25, 2013, lawyers for Jones Day representing the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and arguing on behalf of the Noel Canning Corporation, won a landmark victory in "Noel Canning v. NLRB".
United States
13 Feb 2013
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