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Posts from September 2013.

Wage and hour law in Turkey is deceptively complex despite its seemingly simple premise, just as its American counterpart. Indeed, many of the same issues American employers wrangle with relative to laws and regulations concerning employee pay ( e.g., minimum wage, overtime, what constitutes time “worked,” etc.) , also must be considered by Turkish employers.

The majority of Turkish wage and hour law is governed by Turkey’s Labor Law No. 4857 ...

In a case that will certainly be of interest to multi-national companies with subsidiaries and affiliates in numerous countries, a New York Federal Court recently allowed a U.S. company to be sued by an employee of its sister affiliate in St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. On August 7, 2013, in St. Jean v. Orient-Express Hotels Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held that a former manager of a St. Maarten luxury property ...

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