International business activities can expose companies to complex labor and employment law requirements that are vastly different from those they are accustomed to under U.S. laws. Now International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume I, Second Edition prepares you with the most current information about the relevant requirements of the world's major economies-so you have the labor and employment law background you need to function optimally. This authoritative reference includes information on Canada, Mexico, and the European Union and selected member countries-the largest trading partners with the United States.
Written by eminent practitioners in the Section's International Labor 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. Recently added topics covered in country chapters include: privacy, trade secrets, employee duty of loyalty, and covenants not to compete.
International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume I, Second Edition also features a chapter on international employer associations, as well as a discussion of the European Corporation Statute in the chapter "Employment and Corporate Law Issues Applicable in Restructuring of Companies in the EU."