Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives Update August 2019

Our update this month takes a look at the periods of how fixed term contracts are calculated in Cambodia to avoid deemed permanent employment. Read more about that here. Over in Japan, combatting power harassment continues to be an important objective for the National Diet. We consider the latest legislative changes here. India has introduced … Read more

Asia Employment, Pensions & Incentives Update

We hope our readers have had an enjoyable Easter break. As we all get back into the swing of work, our latest e-bulletin looks at some of the key developments across the region. Starting in the Philippines, we look at the move towards normalizing working from home, and the requirement to ensure the employees working … Read more

South Korea: Changes to workplace bullying and harassment legislation

The South Korean National Assembly recently passed legislation requiring employers to tackle workplace bullying and harassment. The amendments to the Labor Standards Act and the Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance Act dealing with Work Rules, penalties and handling bullying or harassment incidents will take effect on 29 May 2019. Read more