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 basic employment law for the following key multinational areas:
The following countries are available:
More countries are added regularly!
Author: Peggy Carter-Ward, Head of Content
New and updated information has been added to the International Manual chapters for Canada, Finland, Ireland and Italy.
Qatar has been added to the International Manual, bringing the number of nations covered to a total of 24.
An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Qatar, covering discrimination, advertising vacancies, young people and children, foreign nationals, priority for employment and record-keeping.
An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Qatar, covering payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wages, pensions, income tax and social security, and pay for employees not at work.
An employment law guide to employee rights in Qatar, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Friday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, pilgrimage leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, disciplinary procedures and sanctions, and data protection.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Qatar, covering probationary periods, types of contract, written contracts of employment and variation of contracts.
An employment law guide to training and development in Qatar, covering apprenticeships.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Qatar, covering exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.
An employment law guide to industrial relations in Qatar, covering trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, informing and consulting employees and industrial action.
An employment law guide to health and safety in Qatar, covering duties on employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for occupational injury or illness.
HR practices and employment law in countries outside the USA, along with global HR issues.