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UK: Lock decision holds the key for calculating holiday pay

The Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal against a lower court decision that results-based commission must be taken into consideration when calculating an employee’s “European” holiday pay. This is significant for employers in sectors such as retail where employees tend to receive sales-based commission.

China: Employees would be liable for breaching the non-disclosure of remuneration information clause agreed upon by both parties

The current PRC Labor Law, Labor Contract Law and other related laws and regulations as well as judicial interpretations do not prohibit specifying the remuneration information as confidential information. Therefore, the non-disclosure of remuneration information clause agreed based on both parties’ real intention shall be valid, and the employee violating such clause shall assume corresponding responsibilities.