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: 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.

  • 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.

  • France: Training and development

    An employment law guide to training and development in France, covering individual right to training, individual training leave, career-development interviews and skills assessments, validation of acquired experience, apprenticeships, professionalisation and work placements.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Brazil: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Brazil, covering payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wage, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work, 13th month payment, and transport and meal vouchers.

  • Canada: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Canada, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, paid annual leave, public holidays and special days, pregnancy and maternity rights, parental leave, family responsibility leave, compassionate care leave, bereavement leave, reservist leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, grievance and disciplinary procedures, and data and privacy protection.

  • 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: Contracts of employment

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in South Africa, covering probationary periods, types of contract, written statement of terms of employment, variation of terms and conditions of employment, and restraint of trade.

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