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 40 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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    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Russia, including discrimination, advertising vacancies, job offers, young people and children, foreign nationals, employment quota for people with disabilities and formalities.

  • Russia: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Russia, including payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wages, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work, and travel and relocation expenses.

  • Russia: Employee rights

    Type:
    International Manual

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

  • Russia: Contracts of employment

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Russia, including probationary periods, types of contract, written employment contracts and variation of contract.

  • Russia: Health and safety

    Type:
    International Manual

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

  • 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.

  • Russia: Termination of employment

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Russia, including notice periods, special dismissal protection, resignation, redundancies, termination owing to circumstances beyond the control of the parties, termination where the contract was signed unlawfully, severance payments and contesting dismissals.

  • Russia: Equal opportunities

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Russia, including exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.

  • Austria: Employee rights

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Austria, including hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, holiday and holiday pay, parental rights, part-time and fixed-term work, transfers of undertakings and data protection.

  • Austria: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Austria, including equal pay, deductions from wages, pensions, minimum pay rates, and income tax and social security.