The unparalleled reference on the laws that govern the world's major economies.
The expansion of international trade, investment, and business operations to a worldwide arena has brought considerable changes in the labor and employment laws in place in many countries. Now the expanded and updated International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume I, Third Edition prepares you with the most current information about the relevant requirements of the world's major economies.
Written by eminent practitioners in the Section's International Labor and Employment Law Committee, this invaluable treatise examines the following issues for each jurisdiction or entity: individual employment; collective bargaining; representation by entities other than unions; redundancy and transfers of undertakings; wages, hours, and leave; antidiscrimination; occupational safety and health and workers' compensation; pensions and benefits; and immigration.
Expanded New Edition Features New Chapter Information!
The Third Edition of International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume I covers developments through 2007, with updates into 2008. Because of expansive updates and added information, the Third Edition of Volume I is now in two volumes - Volume IA and Volume IB. These two volumes contain the same chapters previously in the Second Edition - chapters on the major economies around the world - plus new chapters providing analysis of specific topics of interest to international labor and employment law practitioners, including a chapter on Litigation of International Employment Disputes.
In the Third Edition, the authors of country chapters have included additional information on extraterritorial application of a 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.
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