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DLA Piper
On 16 June, some estimates suggest almost 2 million people marched in support of calls for the Hong Kong government to withdraw its controversial Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance...
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Gall
It is common to find employers imposing post-termination restraints ("PTRs") on employees in order to restrict the post-termination activities of the employees with the aim of protecting the employer's businesses.
Mayer Brown
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
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the "Bill") was gazetted on 5 May 2017.
Mayer Brown
The Secretary for Labour and Welfare of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region made a statement on 22 June 2016 that the Labour Advisory Board still required extensive discussion...
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong High Court held that the employer was obliged to apply its disciplinary procedures to an employee even though the employee's performance had already been the subject of a performance improvement plan (PIP).
Mayer Brown
Hong Kong's Employment (Amendment) Bill 2016 (the Bill) was gazetted on 12 February 2016.
Mayer Brown
The case of Grant David Vincent Williams v. Jefferies Hong Kong Ltd illustrates how an employer can breach the implied duty of mutual trust and confidence that it owes to its employee in the way it treats that employee leading up to his summary dismissal.
Mayer Brown
Last month, the Legislative Council Panel on Manpower reviewed and discussed a briefing paper submitted by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of the Labour Department.
Mayer Brown
In "Kan Che Sing v. Lucky Dragon Boat (Belvedere) Restaurant Limited", the Plaintiff, Mr. Kan Che Shing, sued his former employer, Lucky Dragon Boat (Belvedere) Restaurant Limited, for direct and indirect disability discrimination.
Bird & Bird
On 11 November 2009, the High Court in Hong Kong awarded damages to 18 of 49 pilots (known as the "49ers") who were dismissed en masse in 2001 without cause (upon payment of three months' wages in lieu of notice).
Mayer Brown
Following the decision in Johnson v Unisys Ltd [2001] IRLR 279 HL ("Johnson"), there has been a growing trend for employment tribunals in the UK to grant compensation for non-economic loss in unfair dismissal cases.
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Mayer Brown
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
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
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