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: Equal opportunities

    An employment law guide to managing equal opportunities across an international business, covering scope of protection, the importance of compliance and positive action.

  • 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: Pay and benefits

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

  • Spain: Pay and benefits

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

  • Mexico: Industrial relations

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in Mexico, covering trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, joint employer-employee committees and industrial action.

  • Canada: Equal opportunities

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

  • Canada: Health and safety

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

  • Germany: Pay and benefits

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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