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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  • Canada: Pay and benefits

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

  • Mexico: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Mexico, covering discrimination, young workers, foreign nationals and preferential recruitment.

  • Russia: Termination of employment

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Russia, including notice periods, special dismissal protection, resignation, redundancies, termination owing to circumstances beyond the control of the parties, termination where the contract was signed unlawfully, severance payments and contesting dismissals.

  • Russia: Health and safety

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

  • Russia: Equal opportunities

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

  • Russia: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Russia, including hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and other leave, part-time and fixed-term workers, discipline, grievances and internal work rules, and data and privacy protection.

  • Russia: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Russia, including payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wages, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work, and travel and relocation expenses.

  • Russia: Recruitment and selection

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Russia, including discrimination, advertising vacancies, job offers, young people and children, foreign nationals, employment quota for people with disabilities and formalities.

  • Saudi Arabia: Health and safety

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

  • Saudi Arabia: Equal opportunities

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Saudi Arabia, covering harassment and sexual harassment, positive action and remedies and penalties.

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