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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  • Ireland: Employee rights

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Ireland, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, carer's leave, force majeure leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency work, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, grievance and disciplinary procedures, bullying and harassment, and data protection.

  • 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.

  • France: Contracts of employment

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in France, covering probationary periods, types of contract, written statement of terms of employment and variation of contract.

  • South Africa: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in South Africa, covering payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wages, pensions and medical aid, 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.

  • Jersey: Pay and benefits

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Jersey, including payment of wages, deductions from pay, the minimum wage, pensions, pay for employees not at work, and income tax and social security.

  • Jersey: Employee rights

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

  • Jersey: Termination of employment

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Jersey, including notice periods, fair and automatically unfair dismissal, dismissal procedures, redundancy, claiming unfair dismissal and wrongful dismissal.

  • 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.

  • Argentina: Health and safety

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

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