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Is the great wall of workplace sex discrimination crumbling down?

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Is the great wall of workplace sex discrimination crumbling down?

Claims of sex discrimination in China are low, despite the high level of discrimination and inequality experienced in the office.  In the second of a series of articles looking at how different APAC countries are responding to the changing world of work, Scott Anderson of Lewis Silkin, explores the reasons for the low number of sex discrimination claims in China and how this may change in the future. 

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A Korean perspective on the changing world of work

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A Korean perspective on the changing world of work

What can the UK learn from Korea's perspective on the changing world of work?  What are the differences in our productivity and employment levels?  How are employment law reforms helping to solve issues such as the ageing population and the gender pay gap?  This article by James Davies of Lewis Silkin offers an insight. 

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Quotas - a revolutionary step towards equality and diversity?

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Quotas - a revolutionary step towards equality and diversity?

To what extent does the Government, present and future, need to take bolder steps in order to reform employment law and how can it help improve equality and diversity? Should the state seek to influence the demographics of the workforce? This Lewis Silkin article looks at these questions in the context of the growing interest in the use of quotas. 

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