Overview: Human Resources professionals often must be aware of and comply with employment law in other countries, which can vary widely. Our International tool is a valuable HR resource for anyone responsible for looking after staff based outside the US and covers the following key multinational areas:
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, International 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
Updated to reflect changes to the maximum daily and weekly working time limits.
Updated to include additional information on temporary employment service employees.
A brief summary of significant developments that will impact on employment law in France.
A brief summary of significant developments that will impact on employment law in Ireland.
Updated to include additional information on the employer's duty to provide a job adaptation and rehabilitation scheme for disabled employees.
Updated to include information on new measures to combat harassment in the workplace, including making sexual harassment a criminal offence.
Updated to reflect changes relating to workplace violence and harassment and the right in Alberta for a worker to refuse work in certain circumstances on health and safety grounds.
Updated to reflect new rules on the prohibition of differential treatment based on the employee’s hiring date in Quebec.
Updated to include a reference to new provisions encouraging the employment of individuals with disabilities.
HR practices and employment law in countries outside the USA, along with global HR issues.