A reliable and regularly updated suite of employment law guides for HR professionals with responsibilities for staff in countries outside the US.

This tool will ensure you:

  • Understand employee rights in key areas including minimum wage rates, maternity leave and compensation on termination.
  • Recognize the role of collective rights and bargaining in the relevant country.

Global Employer

The Guide for Global Employers provides an overview of the main issues facing employers with staff in more than one country, while the individual country guides provide employment law guidance at national level.

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  • Guide for global employers: Industrial relations

    A guide for global employers on industrial relations, covering employee representative bodies, fundmental principles, global strategy, information and consultation, collective bargaining agreements and industrial action.

  • Bulgaria: Contracts of employment

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Bulgaria, including probationary periods, types of contract, written statement of terms of employment and variation of contract.

  • Bulgaria: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Bulgaria, including hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and other leave, fixed- and part-time workers, and data protection and privacy.

  • Bulgaria: Equal opportunities

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Bulgaria, including exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, active measures, and remedies and penalties.

  • Bulgaria: Health and safety

    An employment law guide to health and safety in Bulgaria, including duties on employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for occupational injury or illness.

  • Bulgaria: Industrial relations

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Bulgaria, including trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, information and consultation, industrial action and European Works Councils.

  • Bulgaria: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Bulgaria, including payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, the minimum wage, pensions, income tax and social security, and pay for employees not at work.

  • Bulgaria: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Bulgaria, including discrimination, employing young people and children and foreign nationals, advertising vacancies, job offers and employment incentives.

  • Bulgaria: Termination of employment

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Bulgaria, including notice periods, redundancy, retirement, summary dismissal, special dismissal protection and severance payments.

  • Bulgaria: Training and development

    An employment law guide to training and development in Bulgaria, including initial training contracts and further training and retraining contracts.

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