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|FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems|
Jeffrey J. Immel, Rebecca MacPherson, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 15, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") released its notice of proposed rulemaking ("NPRM") for the regulation of small unmanned aircraft systems ("sUAS"). Although more accommodating of the commercial considerations associated with sUAS...
|New Dietary Guidelines Advisory Report: Eggs and Coffee Are Back, but Sugar is Out|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Mark Mansour, Stephanie L. Resnik, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 19, 2015, a group of 14 outside experts who formed the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (“Committee”) released the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (“Advisory Report”) to the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and...
|The Year in Bankruptcy: 2014|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on January/February 2015Compared to much of the rest of the world, the United States had the most positive economic, business, and financial news in 2014. Developments abroad were less hopeful, with Europe and Japan backsliding into recession, China's economic growth stagnating, Russia staggering under the weight of...
|HHS Announces New Payment Initiative Designed to Encourage Better Oncology Care|
James R. Dutro, Scott A. Edelstein, David W. Grauer, Gerald M. Griffith, Lisa Ge Shang Han; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 12, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced the Oncology Care Model ("OCM"), a new initiative sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") Innovation Center (the "Innovation Center") aimed...
|Australia: The Extraterritorial Application of Australian Employment Law|
Clare Langford, Adam Salter, Michael Whitbread; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015Australia's national industrial relations statute, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the "Act"), imposes numerous duties on Australian employers and grants Australian employees numerous rights and entitlements. However, in certain situations, the Act has an extended application, which foreign...
|Taiwan: Foreign Laborers in Public Construction Projects|
John C. Lin; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015Taiwan public construction projects routinely have high demand for foreign labor due to a shortage of local laborers willing to undertake high-risk and labor-intensive projcts. Under the current statutory framework, only those public construction projects valued at more than NT$10 billion...
|Singapore: No Extra Claims in Constructive Dismissal|
Elaine Ho, David P. Longstaff; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015In August 2014, the Court of Appeal in Singapore ruled that employees who are forced to quit after their employer makes "life unbearable" (namely, in a "constructive dismissal" situation) should not expect to be awarded any compensation other than that contemplated by their...
|Japan: The Supreme Court Decision on the Demotion of a Pregnant Employee in Connection with her Request to Transfer to Other Light Activities|
Hiroyuki Fujimoto; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015Article 65, paragraph 3 of the Labor Standards Act of Japan allows pregnant employees to request a transfer to lighter activities. In addition, Article 9, paragraph 3 of the Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment ("Equal Opportunity...
|Singapore: Tripartite Guidelines on Issuance of Written Key Employment Terms Released|
Elaine Ho, David P. Longstaff; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On December 16, 2014, the MOM, NTUC, and SNEF jointly announced that they have developed a set of Tripartite Guidelines on the Issuance of Key Employment Terms in Writing ("KET Guidelines").
|China: Further Guidance on Distinguishing Between Labor Dispatch and Outsourcing|
Patrick Yu, Liming Yuan; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015The Interim Provisions on Labor Dispatch were published by the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security on January 24, 2014, and came into effect on March 1, 2014 ("Interim Provisions"). The Interim Provisions require that no more than 10 percent of a company's total...