Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives Update February 2020

Our Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives update this month looks at: the initial public holiday changes and subsequent extensions issued by various provinces in China, following the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus; an overview of changes to various employment legislation in South Korea, including changes to the Equal Employment Opportunity and Work-Family Balance Assistance Act, the … Read more

Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives Update December 2019

Our final Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives update for 2019 looks at: the changes to immigration policies in China, that came into effect 1 August 2019 and relax the requirements for highly-skilled foreign workers and students which had previously been in place; in Malaysia, the amendments outlined in the Industrial Relations Bill which while not … Read more

APAC: Legal Privilege in Investigations

Our Asia comparative article completes the analysis of legal privilege in investigations, looking at the rules in Malaysia, India and Thailand. You can access that information here. Read more

Taiwan: Labour Inspections

Taiwan’s Labour Standards Act (the Act) was amended again in January 2018 (the 2018 Amendments). In this bulletin, we consider the effect that the amendments have had on the conduct of labour inspections in Taiwan. Read more

Taiwan: Changes to Labour Dispute Resolution Mechanism

On 9 November 2018, the Legislative Yuan of Taiwan passed the third reading of the Labour Procedure Act (“LPA”). The LPA sets out procedural requirements for labour disputes. In particular, the LPA governs the process of establishing ationation proceedings, provisional remedy proceedings, as well as litigation proceedings. Implementation of the LPA is expected to promote … Read more