21 minutes | Jan 29, 2019

2019 Employment Law Changes in China, Australia and Singapore

Baker McKenzie partner Joe Deng interviews Michael Michalandos (Australia), Celeste Ang (Singapore) and Jonathan Isaacs (China) regarding the most important changes for employers in APAC. Michael shares helpful tips for companies setting up entities in Australia given the maze of local regulation, in addition to making a strong case for having  local human resource expertise on the ground in Australia. In Singapore, Celeste reviews significant amendments coming in April 2019, and discusses how Singapore is evolving as a more employee-friendly jurisdiction. And Jonathan recommends internal audit for social insurance in China, as well as advising that companies review their sexual harassment policies and implement training programs asap in response to the global spread of the #MeToo movement.
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