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International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume II goes beyond the major economies discussed in Volume I to provide basic knowledge of the statutory and regulatory systems of 33 countries in the European Union, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Oceania, and South America:
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam
The discussion of each country’s laws and regulations is presented using the same basic outline, for ease of reference and research. Major topics addressed in the Fifth Edition include:
Overview of basic makeup of government (legislative/executive/judicial)
Major administrative bodies responsible for overseeing labor/employment law regulatory system
Structure of judicial/dispute resolution system for labor law
Class or group actions
Extraterritorial application of law
Individual contract of employment
Statutory regulation of employment
Substance of the individual contract
Employee duty of loyalty, trade secrets, covenants not to compete
Level of bargaining
Effect, duration, and scope of the agreement
Third party resolution of disputes
Representation by Entities Other Than Unions
Establishment of the Works Council
Scope of the Works Council’s powers
Redundancy and Transfers of Undertakings
Wages, Hours, and Leave
Minimum wage, overtime, taxes
Summary of the main legal instruments regarding equality of treatment in employment
Occupational Safety and Health and Workers’ Compensation
Pensions and Benefits
Health and disability benefits
In addition, the extensive bibliography identifies supplemental resources for each country, including sources on the internet and addresses of key offices.
"In a time when more clients are going global, the International treatises are a key part of any serious employment lawyer's legal library. They are unsurpassed in the marketplace as a valuable resource for employment lawyers who need to understand the basic laws in key jurisdictions around the world. They become more relevant as every year goes by and are first rate publications."
Partner and Head of Employment, Pensions, and Mobility, Taylor Wessing
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