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!
Peggy Carter-Ward, Head of Content
An employment law guide to recruitment and selection in South Africa, covering discrimination, advertising vacancies, selection, job offers, young people and children, foreign nationals and priority for employment.
An employment law guide to pay and benefits in South Africa, covering pay payment of wages, deductions, equal pay, minimum wages, pensions and medical aid, income tax and social security, and pay for employees not at work.
An employment law guide to employee rights in South Africa, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, parental and paternity leave, family responsibility leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, temporary agency workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, disciplinary procedures, and data privacy and protection.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in South Africa, covering probationary periods, types of contract, written statement of terms of employment, variation of terms and conditions of employment, and restraint of trade.
An employment law guide to training and development in South Africa, covering Skills Development Levy and learnerships.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in South Africa, covering exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, affirmative action, and remedies and penalties.
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.
An employment law guide to health and safety in South Africa, covering duties on employers and employees, safety representatives, enforcement and penalties, and compensation for injury or illness.
An employment law guide to termination of employment in South Africa, covering notice periods, summary dismissal, dismissal on grounds of misconduct, dismissal on grounds of poor work performance, dismissal on grounds of incapacity arising from ill health or injury, dismissal on the grounds of the employer's operational requirements, severance payments, retirement age and dismissal, and unfair dismissal.
Useful online resources on employment law in South Africa.
HR practices and employment law in countries outside the USA, along with global HR issues.
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