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Mayer Brown JSM
Under section 42 of Hong Kong's LTO, if any person engages in threatening or insulting behaviour or wilfully interrupts a hearing before the Labour Tribunal, the presiding officer may summarily sentence that person...
Mayer Brown JSM
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the "Bill") was gazetted on 5 May 2017.
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Mayer Brown JSM
In the Hong Kong District Court decision of Waliyah v. Yip Hoi Sun Terence and Chan Man Hong, a domestic helper succeeded in her claim for sex and pregnancy discrimination against her former employer...
Mayer Brown JSM
In a recent employees' compensation appeal case of Wan Jingyi v. Hoo Chun Wing T/A Kai Chun Good Well & Ors., Hong Kong's Court of Appeal has unanimously upheld the lower Court's decision to dismiss...
Mayer Brown JSM
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
The Sovereign Group
Decades of dramatic economic growth propelled the People's Republic of China into the world's largest economy.
The Sovereign Group
For those fortunate enough to have accumulated bonus payments from a large bank or been made a beneficiary of their company's retirement or stock option plan, the term "vesting period" will be a familiar one.
Clyde & Co
Employers with an A grade can expect infrequent inspections and minimal oversight by MHRSS.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 20 January 2017, notice was gazetted to increase the Statutory Minimum Wage (SMW) rate to HK$34.50 per hour (up from the current HK$32.50 per hour). The new rate will come into effect on 1 May 2017.
The Sovereign Group
Employee benefit packages are a vital consideration for any employer that wishes to attract, develop and retain the best talent in an age of ever increasing career mobility.
Jones Day
In April 2016, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data issued a Revised Code of Practice on Human Resource Management and new Guidelines on Monitoring and Personal Data Privacy at Work...
Mayer Brown JSM
Issue 13: Third Quarter 2016 (as at September 2016)
Mayer Brown JSM
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 JSM
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 JSM
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 JSM
In March 2016, the Hong Kong District Court in Law Miu Kuen Sally v. Sunbase International
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has made 73 recommendations to the government to reform the city's existing four anti-discrimination ordinances, namely
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's Labour Department has commenced a public consultation on the draft Code of Practice (Code) for Employment Agencies.
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
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Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Mayer Brown JSM
In the Hong Kong District Court decision of Waliyah v. Yip Hoi Sun Terence and Chan Man Hong, a domestic helper succeeded in her claim for sex and pregnancy discrimination against her former employer...
Mayer Brown JSM
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 JSM
On 20 January 2017, notice was gazetted to increase the Statutory Minimum Wage (SMW) rate to HK$34.50 per hour (up from the current HK$32.50 per hour). The new rate will come into effect on 1 May 2017.
Mayer Brown JSM
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 JSM
In a recent employees' compensation appeal case of Wan Jingyi v. Hoo Chun Wing T/A Kai Chun Good Well & Ors., Hong Kong's Court of Appeal has unanimously upheld the lower Court's decision to dismiss...
Clyde & Co
Employers with an A grade can expect infrequent inspections and minimal oversight by MHRSS.
The Sovereign Group
For those fortunate enough to have accumulated bonus payments from a large bank or been made a beneficiary of their company's retirement or stock option plan, the term "vesting period" will be a familiar one.
Mayer Brown JSM
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.
The Sovereign Group
Decades of dramatic economic growth propelled the People's Republic of China into the world's largest economy.
Mayer Brown JSM
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Jones Day
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.
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