Mondaq Asia Pacific: Employment and HR
Cooper Grace Ward
Employers should carefully consider if an employee's criminal history is relevant to inherent requirements of the role.
Cooper Grace Ward
The FWC found that the demotion of the employee amounted to a dismissal for the purposes of the Fair Work Act 2009.
Cooper Grace Ward
An employer was ordered to pay compensation to a store supervisor after she was dismissed during her probationary period.
Cooper Grace Ward
Before embarking on any internal investigation, we recommend that an employer should consider these five top tips.
Swaab
Unwelcome conduct with a sexual element (as many Valentine's Day cards and gifts do) could constitute sexual harassment.
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...
Trilegal
Employers in Karnataka and Haryana need to be mindful of the additional compliance obligations, as the exemption to IT/ITES companies under the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 ...
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
The incumbent government in its interim budget presented on 1st February 2019 has raised the gratuity limit to Rs. 30 Lakhs.
Khaitan & Co
In the interim budget 2019 presented by the Finance Minister on 1 February 2019, the measures taken by the Government of India in the past few years for the benefit of different categories of workers were highlighted.
Khurana and Khurana
After being continuously in office for ten hours or more, it becomes very frustrating and stressful for a person to respond to office-related calls even after work hours.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 ("POSH Act") was enacted as a comprehensive legislation to provide a safe, secure and enabling environment, free from sexual harassment to every woman.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court after hearing the arguments opined that the issue involved in this appeal remains no longer res integra and has been decided by the court in the APPTA Case.
Obhan & Associates
The Court was of the view that maternity benefits are not merely a statutory benefit or a benefit flowing out of an agreement.
AMLEGALS
It is now a matter of routine to include restrictive covenants in employment contracts.
Dhir & Dhir Associates
The payment of Gratuity Act, came into existence on 21st August, 1972. The Act applied to only certain establishments prior to its amendment.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
Employers may require prospective or existing employees to obtain a statement of good behavior (surat keterangan catatan kepolisian or SKCKS) from the local district office of the Indonesian National
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
A settlement that is documented as a resignation does not require registration.
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
In other words, foreigners cannot be permanent employees.
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Dhir & Dhir Associates
The payment of Gratuity Act, came into existence on 21st August, 1972. The Act applied to only certain establishments prior to its amendment.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 ("POSH Act") was enacted as a comprehensive legislation to provide a safe, secure and enabling environment, free from sexual harassment to every woman.
Kochhar & Co.
Gratuity is calculated at fifteen days of wages for each year of completed service (or part of the year in excess of six months), subject to a ceiling.
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It is important to have rational 'reasonable adjustments' in relation to a claim of discrimination in the workplace.
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