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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    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in Belgium, covering discrimination, advertising vacancies, induction of new recruits, young people and children, and foreign nationals.

  • France: Training and development

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to training and development in France, covering individual right to training, individual training leave, career-development interviews and skills assessments, validation of acquired experience, apprenticeships, professionalisation and work placements.

  • Belgium: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Belgium, covering payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, national minimum wage, pensions, income tax and social security, and pay for employees not at work.

  • France: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in France, covering pay and the employment contract, payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, national minimum wage, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work and employee financial participation.

  • France: Employee rights

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to employee rights in France, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holidays and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental leave, carer's leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, grievance and disciplinary procedures, bullying, harassment and violence, and data protection.

  • Belgium: Termination of employment

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to termination of employment in Belgium, covering notice periods, summary dismissal on serious grounds, unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, and collective redundancies.

  • Brazil: Pay and benefits

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to pay and benefits in Brazil, covering payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wage, pensions, income tax and social security, pay for employees not at work, 13th month payment, and transport and meal vouchers.

  • Canada: Employee rights

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to employee rights in Canada, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, paid annual leave, public holidays and special days, pregnancy and maternity rights, parental leave, family responsibility leave, compassionate care leave, bereavement leave, reservist leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, grievance and disciplinary procedures, and data and privacy protection.

  • Income Tax Rates, Severance Payments, Discrimination and More: International Manual Updated for Four Countries

    Date:
    20 February 2015
    Type:
    Editor's Choice

    The International Manual country guides for Denmark, Ireland, South Africa and Sweden have been updated with new information on a variety of subjects.

  • South Africa: Industrial relations

    Type:
    International Manual

    An employment law guide to industrial relations in South Africa, covering trade unions and union recognition, collective bargaining and agreements, informing and consulting employees, informing and consulting prior to redundancies, informing and consulting prior to transfers, and industrial action and picketing.