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.

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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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  • Jersey: Pay and benefits

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

  • Austria: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Austria, including hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, holiday and holiday pay, parental rights, part-time and fixed-term work, transfers of undertakings and data protection.

  • Austria: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Austria, including equal pay, deductions from wages, pensions, minimum pay rates, and income tax and social security.

  • Austria: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Austria, including advertising vacancies, selecting employees, job offers, and employing young people and children, foreign nationals and people with disabilities.

  • Austria: Termination of employment

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Austria, including notice periods, special dismissal protection, redundancy, termination procedures, severance payments and certificates of employment.

  • Belgium: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Belgium, covering discrimination, advertising vacancies, induction of new recruits, young people and children, and foreign nationals.

  • Belgium: Pay and benefits

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

  • France: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in France, covering pay and the employment contract, payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, national minimum wage, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work and employee financial participation.

  • France: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in France, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holidays and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, carer's leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, grievance and disciplinary procedures, bullying, harassment and violence, and data protection.

  • 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.

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