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 include information on recently agreed proposals to introduce multiple grounds of discrimination.
Updated to reflect changes to the status of legislation and include additional information on the new law for the "freedom to choose one's occupational future".
Updated to include additional information on the right for employees to request pay comparison information.
Updated with increases in the minimum wage rates in Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, effective from October 1, 2018.
Updated to include additional information on the Ontario Police Record Checks Reform Act 2015 , which comes into effect on November 1, 2018.
Updated to reflect a Fair Work Commission decision requiring modern awards to include a new clause on family and domestic violence leave.
Updated to reflect the right set out in Republic Act no. 11058 to refuse to work without threat or reprisal where the DOLE has determined that an imminent danger exists in the workplace.
Updated to include information on Republic Act no. 11058, which provides for certain health and safety rights and introduces penalties for wilful failure or refusal to comply with occupational safety and health standards.
Updated to include information on minimum wage rates, effective from October 1, 2018.
Updated to reflect an increase to night work supplements, effective from September 1, 2018.
HR practices and employment law in countries outside the USA, along with global HR issues.