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

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