The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of employment and labour law across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting employment and labour in a particular country and addresses topics such as the termination of employment, procedures, protection for workers, compensation as well as insight and opinion on the most common difficulties employers face and any upcoming legal changes planned for their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Nicola Rabson of Linklaters.

6th Edition | Published:March 2022

Hot Topic: Two Years On: The evolving challenges of COVID-19 and key emerging workplace trends

Introduction Two years on from the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Singapore’s economic outlook is looking much brighter than it was before. In the recent Budget 2022 statement issued on 18 February 2022, Minister for Finance Mr Lawrence Wong (the “Finance Minister”) announced that Singapore has started the year on a positive note. Having …

Hot Topic: Employees’ Personal Information Management under PRC Personal Information Protection Law

A. Introduction With the rapid development of technology and the digital economy, data protection has been attached with more and more importance and we have seen a number of legislative developments in this space in China in recent years. As the first law targeted at regulating the area of personal information protection in the People’s …

Austria

BLS Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Bahrain

Hassan Radhi & Associates

Chile

Porzio Ríos García

Croatia

Macesic & Partners LLC

Cyprus

Deloitte Legal | Hadjianastassiou, Ioannides LLC

Denmark

Skau Reipurth

Egypt

Al Tamimi & Company

France

Chassany Watrelot & Associes (CWA)

Germany

Seitz Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater

Greece

Andersen Legal – Pistiolis – Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm

Hong Kong

Stephenson Harwood

Indonesia

ABNR Counsellors at Law

Italy

Zambelli & Partners

Japan

TMI Associates

Malta

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Mexico

Sánchez Devanny

Philippines

Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law)

Romania

Muşat & Asociaţii

Singapore

Drew & Napier LLC

Sweden

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

Switzerland

Lenz & Staehelin

Thailand

Chandler MHM Limited

The Netherlands

ACG International

Turkey

Moroglu Arseven

United States

Shawe Rosenthal LLP