Month: March 2020

India

India introduces new rights for transgender people

On 25 November 2019, the Indian parliament passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act (the “Act”) to end discrimination against transgender people in accessing employment, education, healthcare, welfare and housing. The Act was given presidential assent on 5 December […]

Vietnam

Vietnam to implement a new labor code

On 20 November 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam adopted a new labor code amending and supplementing several existing provisions on termination, public holiday, overtime, retirement age, employment contract and other matters that are generally employee-friendly. The new labor code […]