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 requests to reduce working hours.
Updated to include additional information on the employment quota for people with disabilities.
Updated to reflect the 2020 rate for occupational injury or illness.
Updated to reflect that a new health and safety standard in relation to psychosocial risks will take effect on October 23, 2019.
Updated to include information on changes to rules on registered organisations (trade unions or associations).
Updated to include information on the increase to the length of statutory maternity leave and pay.
Updated to reflect changes to paternity leave.
Updated to reflect a change to permissible limits on attachment of earnings sums, an increase to the national minimum wage, changes to income tax bands and rates and the introduction of an exceptional purchasing-power bonus scheme for 2020.
HR practices and employment law in countries outside the USA, along with global HR issues.