Overview: 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:
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
This new section of the Best Practice Manual addresses the steps an employer can take to help ensure the success of an international assignment, including employee communication, relocation assistance and providing support for a returning employee.
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.
Sections of the Italy country guide have been updated to reflect recent developments regarding temporary agency workers and unemployment subsidies.
Several sections of the South Africa country guide have been updated to reflect developments regarding affirmative action, child workers and trade unions.
Several sections of the Canada country guide have been updated to include developments on work permits, training requirements and minimum wage.
Several sections of the France country guide have been updated to reflect various developments regarding employee leaves, workers' safety and collective negotiations.
The International Manual country guide for Jersey has been updated regarding the increase in redundancy pay.
The International Manual country guide for the Netherlands has been updated to reflect changes to the law regarding the termination of employment contracts effective July 1, 2015.
The International Manual for the Belgium country guide has been updated with new psychosocial risk-prevention requirements.
The International Manual country guide for Finlad has been updated with new job-alteration leave requirements.
HR practices and employment law in countries outside the USA, along with global HR issues.