International Labor and Employment Laws, Fourth Edition, Volumes IIA and IIB

This treatise goes beyond the major economies discussed in Volume I to discuss developments in several European Union member-states, as well as countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Oceania and South America. It covers extraterritorial application of each country’s laws and availability of class action procedures. 

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International Labor and Employment Laws, Fourth Edition, Volumes IIA and IIB discusses developments in countries beyond the major economies discussed in Volume I, including several European Union-member states, as well as countries in East Asia, the Middle East, and South America. The Fourth Edition includes information on extraterritorial application of each country's laws and availability of class action procedures. The extensive bibliography provides sources of additional information on the countries discussed in the individual chapters, including sources on the internet and addresses of key offices. 

The Fourth Edition adds new chapters on Indonesia and Nigeria, and features updates including:

  • The application of provident fund schemes to expatriates in India
  • Amendments to the Fair Work Act in Australia, including changes to laws dealing with enterprise agreements and bargaining, new provisions regarding costs, and new time limitations for unfair dismissal and general protections claims
  • A new Trade Union Law and Labor Code in Vietnam
  • Turkey’s Law on Work Health and Security, which brought legislation in line with the EU Workplace Health and Safety Directive and International Labour Organization Conventions  


Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.


William L. Keller (deceased) was a partner in Hunton & Williams, and the former chair of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law.


Timothy J. Darby was formerly a project director at Bloomberg BNA, Arlington, VA.



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