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

  • our Compliance Check in Singapore, looking at the subtle changes to the Tripartite Advisory on Managing Excess Manpower and Responsible Retrenchment;
  • our dual-language article on the differences in limitation periods between civil cases and labour disputes in the PRC;
  • the recent case of Yung Wai Tak Abraham William v Natural Daily (NZ) Holding Ltd in Hong Kong that held a corporate group was liable for employment claims made by an employee of its subsidiary despite there being no written employment contract between the employee and the group;
  • our Asia Comparative Article, which this month looks at health and safety obligations when working from home in Hong Kong, Indonesia, PRC, Singapore and Thailand and
  • Indonesia’s long awaited labour reforms and whether the reforms are actually pro-employer.

We also recorded our first Chinese language employment seminar, looking at non-competition agreements in the PRC, take a listen 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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