Global Leave Policies: A Country Comparison

Multinational employers based in the U.S. have to deal with various benefits issues when operating overseas, including recognizing annual leave policies in other countries that vary greatly from U.S. requirements.  This Bloomberg BNA white paper discusses statutory requirements that employers offer employees certain types of paid or unpaid time off.  The main focus is on paid annual vacation leave, with some discussion of sick leave and other significant leave that may be country specific, paid or unpaid.