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Welcome to Herbert Smith Freehills’ Asia Pacific Employment Law Update 2021. Our employment law team brings you an interactive update of the key changes to employment laws across the region, as well as our outlook for 2022. This update complements our Asia Pacific Employment Law Guide 2021/2022, which provides a more detailed analysis of key employment law considerations.


This update has been prepared by Herbert Smith Freehills' APAC employment law team, with the assistance of our local counsel partners across the region. Click here for a full list of contributors.

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