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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  • Hong Kong: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Hong Kong, covering payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, statutory minimum wage, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work, end-of-year payments and sources/references.

  • Hong Kong: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Hong Kong, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental and paternity leave, part-time and fixed-term workers, transfer of undertakings, insolvency of employer, data protection and sources/references.

  • Hong Kong: Equal opportunities

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Hong Kong, covering exemptions, sexual, racial and disability harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.

  • Hong Kong: Health and safety

    An employment law guide to health and safety in Hong Kong, covering duties on employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for injury or illness.

  • Norway: Pay and benefits

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

  • Norway: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Norway, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, care leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency workers, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, disciplinary procedures, bullying, and data protection and privacy.

  • Netherlands: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in the Netherlands, covering discrimination, advertising vacancies, young people and children, and foreign nationals.

  • Netherlands: Pay and benefits

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

  • Netherlands: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in the Netherlands, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holidays and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, carer's leave, force majeure leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency workers, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, disciplinary procedures and data protection.

  • Netherlands: Contracts of employment

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in the Netherlands, covering types of contract and written statement of terms of employment.

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