Hong Kong: HR Agenda for the year of the OX

Last year was full of the unexpected. In this bulletin, our Hong Kong employment team reflects on some key themes that emerged last year and considers how these will keep Hong Kong employers busy in the year ahead. Health and safety As the global pandemic continues, worker health and safety will continue to dictate working … Read more

Australia: Did Parliament lose “site” of its purpose? Construction Industry Portable Long Service Leave Scheme applied to work on established operational sites

Programmed Industrial Maintenance Pty Ltd v The Construction Industry Long Service Leave Payments Board [2020] WAIRC 00758 In a decision that will likely have wide-ranging implications across Western Australia resources sector, a Full Bench of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) has found that employees performing maintenance and repair work at operational resource facilities … Read more

UAE Employment Law Round-Up

Over the past few weeks there have been a number of key developments in UAE and DIFC employment law. In this round-up we provide insight on three important updates: Equal Pay; Parental Leave; and the DIFC Court decision on Covid-19 Rule. Click on the image below to find read about these updates.       Read more