Australia: Reasonable notice update

A recent judgment of the District Court of South Australia has held that a term providing for termination on reasonable notice should not be implied into an employment agreement because of the application of the statutory minimum period of notice required by the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FWA). Read more

Australia: Clarification of requirements for ‘genuine redundancy’

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has ruled on the requirements for a ‘genuine redundancy’ and the modern award consultation obligation to give prompt consideration to issues raised by an employee during redundancy discussions, finding that employers must consider all issues raised by an employee before the redundancy takes effect. Read more

Asia: Comparing employment laws across the region

We asked our lawyers to tell us three need-to-know employment law facts in Singapore, Hong Kong, PRC, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and Japan. The results show that while there are some similarities across the region, there are also some very interesting differences. The table can be accessed here. Read more