International HR and Employment Law Advice

Editor's Note: Don't forget about the law affecting your employees overseas!

Melissa A. SilverOverview: Human Resources professionals often must be aware of and comply with employment law in other countries, which can vary widely. XpertHR's International Manual is a valuable HR tool for anyone responsible for looking after staff based outside the US and covers the following key multinational areas:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Pay and benefits
  • Employment rights
  • Contracts of employment
  • Training and development
  • Equal opportunities
  • Health and safety
  • Termination of employment
  • Industrial relations

There are over 30 up-to-date guides now available covering countries across Europe, North and South America, Asia and the Middle East with more guides added regularly!

In addition, XpertHR's International Manual includes the Guide for Global Employers, which provides an overview of the main issues organizations face when they employ staff in more than one country.

Author: Melissa A. Silver, JD, Legal Editor

Latest items in International

  • Ireland: Employee rights

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • France: Contracts of employment

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Greece: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Spain: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • South Africa: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Jersey: Termination of employment

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Jersey: Employee rights

    Type:
    International Manual

    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: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Canada: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    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.

  • Making Long-Term International Assignments Successful

    Type:
    Best Practice Manual

    This section of the XpertHR best practice manual discusses long-term international assignments, including candidate selection, employee communication, relocation assistance and providing support for an employee for his or her return.