The terms of a services agreement may prove not determinative of the true relationship and the reality of the engagement.
The case illustrates why it is important for employers to have current, applicable employment contracts in effect.
Owen Hodge Lawyers
Written employment contracts are recommended, so disputes can be settled via specific terms, conditions and clauses.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The law aims to capture employers who intentionally fail to pay employees and demonstrate an intent to deprive staff.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A NSW Supreme Court decision highlights the importance for employers to pay terminated employees their full entitlements.
Stacks Law Firm
The company was fined $89,250 for deliberately classifying bus driver employees incorrectly as independent contractors.
The third article of our retail series explores how the pandemic accelerated a range of trends in the retail industry.
Carroll & O'Dea
Link to article that considers a number of issues religious institutions need to deal with when employing and managing staff.
IPO Pang Xingpu
Labor And Employment Law.
The Beijing social insurance authorities have taken action to prevent local agents from processing SI&HF withholding payments for other companies.
It is increasingly common for employers and employees in Hong Kong to agree cessation terms. In such cases, an employee may be asked to enter into a separation agreement.
As we approach the bonus season, many employers in Hong Kong will be looking back on an unusual year to work out what bonus, if any, to award their employees.
The COVID-19 disease is regularly imposing changes on the world.
Mayer Brown Employment & Benefits partners Duncan Abate and Hong Tran (both Hong Kong) predict few employers will move forward with mass employee COVID-19 testing.
Many employers in Hong Kong have had to implement work-from-home (WFH) arrangements for their employees.
The Hong Kong Government announced last week that The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 ("Ordinance") – passed by the Legislative Council on 9 July 2020 – will come into operation...
In a year where COVID-19 has restricted travel, many employers may find themselves with employees that have a substantial amount of accrued but untaken annual leave.
In this Court of Appeal case of Xu Yi Jun v GF Capital (Hong Kong) Limited (CACV 502 & 577 / 2019), the Court considered whether an employer can withhold a bonus payment after the payment due date for reasons of ...
Obhan & Associates
The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 ("OSH Code") received the President's assent on September 28, 2020
J. Sagar Associates
The Central Government amalgamated the existing labour laws, namely, the Trade Unions Act, 1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 ("SO Act"), and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.