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Asia Pacific Legal Update Q2 2019

  • In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across the Asia Pacific region in Q2 2019:
  • Australia: Labour hire licensing resumes in South Australia, applications by 31 August; Increase in minimum wage         
  • India: Reduction in contribution rates for employees’ state insurance
  • Japan: New skilled visa categories
  • Malaysia: Ban on outsourced employment of foreign workers comes into force
  • New Zealand: Increase in rights for labour hire workers; Significant changes to employment law
  • South Korea: Changes to workplace bullying and harassment laws           
  • Thailand: Recent overhaul of labour law

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