The Top 10 Employment Law Issues in the Asia-Pacific

Top 10 employment law issues
9 March 2018

Led by WongPartnership LLP, the 18 Asia-Pacific members of the global Employment Law Alliance (ELA) have joined forces to prepare a special report on the significant employment law issues and trends being seen across the Asia-Pacific.

Firms across 18 different jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific were asked to list their top 10 employment law issues, with similar trends being observed across many of the regions.

John Tuck and Anthony Forsyth have contributed the ‘Australia’ section, which identifies issues such as the regulation of trade unions, supply chain compliance, proposed new whistleblower protections and more.

Click the ‘Download’ button above to read John and Anthony’s ‘Australia’ section, and the rest of the Top 10 Employment Law Issues in the Asia-Pacific report, in full.  

The following ELA members contributed to the Top 10 Employment Law Issues in the Asia-Pacific:

1. Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Australia

2. Sattar & Co., Bangladesh

3. DFDL, Cambodia

4. JunHe, China

5. Deacons, Hong Kong

6. Trilegal, India

7. SSEK Legal Consultants, Indonesia

8. Ushijima & Partners, Japan

9. Kim & Chang, Korea

10. Shearn Delamore & Co., Malaysia

11. DFDL, Myanmar

12. Simpson Grierson, New Zealand

13. SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Philippines

14. WongPartnership LLP, Singapore

15. John Wilson Partners, Sri Lanka

16. Lee, Tsai & Partners, Taiwan

17. Price Sanond, Thailand

18. DFDL, Vietnam


The content of this publication is for reference purposes only. It is current at the date of publication. This content does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be obtained before taking any action based on this publication.

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John Tuck

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Professor Anthony Forsyth

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