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Mayer Brown
On 4 April 2019 the Hong Kong government published the long-awaited Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019.
Intertrust
In the early stages of a new venture often times the employee support services can be overlooked and viewed as not necessarily a high priority.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Two recent English decisions highlight the particular challenges when managing legal professional privilege in the context of resolving employee issues.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Mayer Brown
In our 29 October 2018 and 30 November 2018 Legal Updates, we discussed the passage of legislation to increase the statutory paternity leave entitlement in Hong Kong from three days to five days.
Mayer Brown
Hong Kong's District Court (the "Court") in 庄裕安 v 关淑馨及另二人 [2018] HKDC 1589 struck out the Applicant's discrimination claim against the Respondents, who were the judges who dismissed the Applicant's appeal...
Gall
A demotion normally involves a reduction in rank or status, or a decrease in job responsibilities and/or salary.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong government gazetted the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 (the "Bill") today (30 November 2018).
Mayer Brown
The Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018, which increases the statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong from three days to five days, was passed by the Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 and was gazetted on 2 November 2018.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions
Gall
The Labour Tribunal is intended to be a quick and informal venue for hearing disputes between an employer and employee. The Labour Tribunal has exclusive jurisdiction to hear any claim for a sum...
Gall
All five paternity leave days may be taken at once or separately.
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
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivered her most recent Policy Address a couple of weeks ago.
Mayer Brown
The statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong will be increased from three days to five days. The Legislative Council passed the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2018 increasing the statutory paternity leave on 25 October 2018.
Mayer Brown
In Cheung Sau Lin v. Tsui Wah Efford Management Ltd [2018] HKDC 941, the District Court (the "Court") dismissed an employees' compensation claim on the ground of the employee's...
Mayer Brown
In Mallorca Joenalyn Domingo v. Ng Mei Shuen [2018] HKCFI 1642, the Court of First Instance (the "Court")
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Mayer Brown
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
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...
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Two recent English decisions highlight the particular challenges when managing legal professional privilege in the context of resolving employee issues.
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On 4 April 2019 the Hong Kong government published the long-awaited Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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