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International Labor and Employment Laws, Fourth Edition, Volumes IA and IB, with 2017 Cumulative Supplement

This treatise provides vital information about labor and employment law in the world’s major economies, including the European Union and member-states Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom, as well as Canada, Mexico, the United States, China, Japan, and Brazil. Additional topics covered include litigation of international employment disputes, compensation for internationally mobile executives, and negotiation of expatriate employment agreements.

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Timothy J. Darby
Editor-in-Chief
Ute Krudewagen
Editor-in-Chief (Supplement Only)

DESCRIPTION

This unparalleled reference provides the most current information about the relevant requirements of the world’s major economies. 

International Labor and Employment Laws, Fourth Edition provides vital information about labor and employment laws in the world’s major economies.  The Fourth Edition covers litigation of international employment disputes, compensation for internationally mobile executives, negotiation of expatriate employment agreements, the top ten issues of U.S. employers doing business in another country, and more.  

A representative sampling of updates in the Fourth Edition includes:

  • Brazil - maternity leave has been expanded to cover employees who adopt a child, as well as to surviving spouses
  • China - discussion of Interim Provisions on Labor Dispatch that took effect March 2014
  • France - a 2013 statute concerning protection of Employment
  • Japan - new discussion of whether an independent contractor working under a service agreement or a business entrustment agreement should be considered a worker or employee under the Labor Standards Law (LSL) or the Trade Union Law (TUL)

SUPPLEMENT INFORMATION:

Representative highlights of the 2017 Cumulative Supplement include:

  • Canada - holding that Canada Labour Code overrules a common law principle regarding termination of federally regulated, non-unionized employee without cause
  • France - new statute reforming the system of staff representation
  • Germany - clarification from the Federal Labor Court as to what distinguishes an employee from an independent contractor
  • United Kingdom - passage of the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016 that introduced the National Living Wage for employees aged 25 years and over

 

 


AUTHORS

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, Dallas, TX, 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.


International Labor and Employment Law Committee
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law


 

Ute Krudewagenis a partner with DLA Piper, East Palo Alto, CA.

 


CONTENTS

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