Our Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives update this month covers:

  • the changes to labour laws in Karnataka, in India, to help ease the burden on employers and attract new investment;
  • our Compliance Check, which considers the updated requirements for safe measures in the workplace in Singapore;
  • an article on employer obligations in relation to sexual harassment in the PRC;
  • the case of Xu Yi Jun v GF Capital (Hong Kong) Ltd [2020] HKCA 663 when the Court of Appeal grapples with forfeiture of guaranteed bonus payments in Hong Kong, and
  • our Asia Comparative Article which compares the use of electronic signatures in Singapore, Hong Kong, PRC, Indonesia and Thailand.

For our Mandarin speaking clients, Gillian Miao will be hosting a Mandarin language webinar on key employment laws in the PRC. To register, please email Maggie Lip at maggie.lip@hsf.com

We also hosted a webinar on the Future of Work & Age Discrimination, you can access the recording here.

As always, do reach out if we can assist with your employment law issues across the region.

 

Fatim Jumabhoy
Fatim Jumabhoy
Partner, Singapore
+65 6868 9822
Narendra Adiyasa
Narendra Adiyasa
Partner, Jakarta
+62 21 3973 8000
Tess Lumsdaine
Tess Lumsdaine
Senior Associate, Hong Kong
+852 2101 4122
Rebecca Lim
Rebecca Lim
Associate, Singapore
+65 6868 8063
Gillian Miao
Gillian Miao
Counsel, Mainland China
+86 21 2322 2325

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