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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  • Belgium: Termination of employment

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Belgium, covering notice periods, summary dismissal on serious grounds, unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, and collective redundancies.

  • Ireland: Industrial relations

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Ireland, covering trade union recognition, collective agreements, informing and consulting employees, informing and consulting prior to redundancies, informing and consulting prior to transfers, European Works Councils, industrial action and picketing, and future developments.

  • Ireland: Recruitment and selection

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

  • Greece: Industrial relations

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Greece, covering trade union rights, collective bargaining and agreements, informing and consulting employees, informing and consulting prior to redundancies, informing and consulting prior to transfers, European Works Councils, and industrial action and picketing.

  • South Africa: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in South Africa, covering discrimination, advertising vacancies, selection, job offers, young people and children, foreign nationals and priority for employment.

  • South Africa: Employee rights

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

  • South Africa: Equal opportunities

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in South Africa, covering exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, affirmative action, and remedies and penalties.

  • Venezuela: Recruitment and selection

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

  • Venezuela: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Venezuela, covering payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wages, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work, profit sharing and end-of-year bonuses, and mandatory benefits.

  • Venezuela: Training and development

    An employment law guide to training and development in Venezuela, covering apprenticeships and internships.

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