Under China’s labor laws, China-based employers are required to have written employment contracts with all of their full-time employees.
As the co-head of my firm’s China law group I get bcc’ed on a lot of emails. In cleaning out my emails today I came across an email conversation between two of our China lawyers from a long time ago that is too telling not to post about.
On Tuesday morning, weeks of violent protests in the East African nation of Burundi ratcheted up considerably when Major General Godefroid Niyombare attempted to overthrow President Pierre Nkurunziza.
In the wake of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, 2015, the Nepali community is receiving special consideration in the form of immigration relief measures from the United States.
The recent decision of the B.C. Supreme Court in Sowden v. Manulife Canada Ltd. is noteworthy for its interpretation of a written agreement regarding bonus payments, and the court’s reluctance to allow an employer to use an employee’s maternity leave as a reason to reduce her bonus payment.
Despite recent improvements in India’s economic stability, the hangover from India’s credit fueled boom isn’t over yet.
There are new requirements regarding the posting and distribution of the Ontario Ministry of Labour employment standards poster entitled “Employment Standards in Ontario”.
The virtual debit card is fast becoming a reality for many consumers around the world who do not have access to online shopping sites that require payment by a credit card or who are simply afraid to use their credit card details while shopping online.
In Filion v. Québec (Procureure générale), the Québec Court of Appeal overturned a decision of the Superior Court which held that “Non-Registered” class members were not clients of Plaintiffs’ counsel.