Parental Leave in Japan

Parental leave—it’s a topic that’s been making headlines around the world. Countries from the United States to Australia are rethinking their parental leave policies, and Japan is no exception. Japan made some significant changes to its parental leave policy in 2022. Here’s what you need to know.

Changes to French Labor Law

Significant changes will be made to French labor law in just a few short months. These changes, which have been dubbed “the most important since the creation of the 35-hour workweek,” will affect everything from the amount of vacation time employees are entitled to, to the rules governing layoffs and workplace discrimination.

Fiji Employment Laws and Regulations

The government has put in place several employment laws and regulations in Fiji to protect the rights of employees. These laws and regulations state the fundamental rights employees are entitled to and the procedures employers must follow when hiring staff, dismissing workers, and more.

Understanding Local Cultures in Myanmar

In order to facilitate a greater understanding for local cultures in Myanmar, the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration, in alignment with the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, have collaborated to create a nation-wide useable guide titled “Respecting Myanmar Culture in the Workplace”. This guide was created in order to provide those working in Myanmar […]

Thailand: New Registration Rules for Foreign Workers

Are you a foreign worker in Thailand? If so, there are new registration rules implemented in 2022. These changes will affect your ability to work and live in Thailand, so it’s essential to be up-to-date on the latest information.

UAE Annual Leave Laws

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a well-established vacation and annual leave policy for workers in the country. Employees are entitled to 30 days of paid annual leave and public holidays. There is also a provision for sick leave and maternity/paternity leave.

Changes in the Labor Code of Romania

Under Romanian law, employers must fulfill certain obligations before contracting with a Romanian or foreign individual. There are mainly two types of employment agreements in Romania regardless of whether the hired individual is a resident or non-resident.