The expansion of international trade, investment, and business operations to a worldwide arena has brought considerable changes in the labor and employment law systems in place in many countries.
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.
The four books that comprise International Labor and Employment Laws, Third Edition, Volumes I and II, now include a total of 41 country chapters plus chapters on related topics.
Volume I & SupplementThe unparalleled reference on the laws that govern the world's major economies. International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume I, Third Edition with 2009 Supplement prepares you with the most current information about the relevant requirements of the world's major economies. The Third Edition of International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume I covers developments through 2007 into 2008, including updated 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 chapters on Litigation of International Employment Disputes, Compensating the Internationally Mobile Executive, and Negotiating and Drafting Expatriate Employment Agreements. The 2009 Supplement includes discussions of the following: European Court of Justice decisions on the scope of various European Union Directives transposed into national law by various member states The recodification of the French Labor Code and modifications to the law concerning working time Introduction of nursing care leave in Germany U.S. appeals court rulings upholding dismissal of various cases brought under the Alien Tort Claims Act in the section on extraterritorial application of U.S. Laws The impact of U.S. Internal Revenue Code Section 457A on compensation of internationally mobile executives In China, implementing regulations for the Employment Contract Law requiring carryover of prior years of service for employees involuntarily transferred to another employer In the U.K., repeal of formal statutory disciplinary and grievance procedures and replacement with "fair procedure" requirements with reference to the new ACAS Code of Practice In Japan, amendments to the law covering part time workers, strengthening statutory protections Volume II International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume II covers developments through 2007 into 2008, updating chapters on additional economies around the world beyond the major economies included in Volume I, plus a new chapter on Switzerland. In the Third Edition, the authors of country chapters include additional 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 four volumes that now comprise Volume I and Volume II include a total of 42 country chapters, plus chapters on related topics. The 2009 Supplement to Volume II of International Labor and Employment Laws includes: A new chapter on Vietnam A revised chapter on Australia, including discussion of the Fair Work Act 2009, creating a new collective bargaining system, reformed unfair dismissal rules, and the establishment of a new regulatory body, Fair Work Australia An updated chapter on Bulgaria discussing new developments in labor law reforms, including amendments to conform Bulgarian labor law to EU legislation and to assure better enforcement and strict sanctions for violations of labor law New topics in the New Zealand chapter on breaks and infant feeding, probationary periods, and a revised section on KiwiSaver pension plans Discussion in the Poland chapter of major changes affecting maternity, paternity, and adoption leave; modifications to the definitions of discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment; and updated analysis of work permits for EU and non-EU citizens in Poland Updates to the Ireland chapter, including discussion of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2009
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