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: 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.

  • 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: 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Greece: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Greece 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.

  • Netherlands: Termination of employment

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in the Netherlands, covering notice periods, summary dismissal, dismissal with authorisation from the regional public employment office, dismissal by court ruling, redundancy, unfair/unlawful dismissal and severance compensation.

  • Netherlands: Industrial relations

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in the Netherlands, covering trade unions and 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, board-level employee representation and the right of inquiry.

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