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Mr Khayam was employed by Navitas English Pty Ltd ("Navitas") on a series of maximum term contracts, that is, contracts with a fixed end date, but which were terminable earlier in accordance with the provisions of the ...
The Australian Government has introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Whistleblowers) Bill 2017 ("Bill"), which creates broader protections for whistleblowers in the private sector
Employment contracts, particularly for senior or executive employees, often contain discretionary bonus clauses. Such clauses are generally drafted to give employers absolute discretion in respect of determining the ...
Hong Kong wage subsidy subject to employers undertaking not to implement redundancy during 6-month subsidy period
In this issue of Bird & Bird's APAC Frontline, we will look back at the significant changes that came into effect in the last quarter across Australia, Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Singapore.
The Employment Status Report of Shanghai 2016 University Graduates was issued recently which sets out graduate employment conditions, including the term of labour contracts, average monthly salaries and the proportion ...
In the case of Cheung Chi Wah Patrick v Hong Kong Cement Co Ltd  HKCU 2291, upon the employer's appeal of the Labour Tribunal's decision, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance ("CFI") considered whether an ...
Despite the current lack of specific legislation covering discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong courts have shown a shift towards greater recognition and protection of LGBT ...
The challenges associated with the management of mental health issues at work are many and varied. What happens in the case of a "presumed disability"?