BNA Books Announces the Publication of the 2011 Cumulative Supplements to “International Labor and Employment Laws, Volumes I and II, Third Edition”
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, today announces the publication of the 2011 Cumulative Supplements to International Labor and Employment Laws, Volumes I and II, Third Edition, providing updates on labor and employment laws around the world. The treatise is one of the many ABA/BNA publications available from BNA Books.
The expansion of international trade, investment, and business operations to a worldwide arena has brought considerable changes to labor and employment law systems in many countries. International Labor and Employment Laws, Volumes I and II, Third Edition provide practitioners with the most current information on the relevant requirements of the world’s major economies. The four volumes cover developments through 2008 and include a total of 42 country chapters, plus chapters on related topics.
The Third Edition includes 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 covered, including sources on the internet and addresses of key offices.
Volume I includes updated chapters on the major economies of the world, plus specific topics of interest, including litigation of international employment disputes, compensation of internationally mobile executives, and negotiation and drafting of expatriate employment agreements. The new 2011 Cumulative Supplement provides updates on developments into 2011 and includes discussions of the following topics:
- The first judgment by the Japanese Supreme Court concerning the standards companies are required to meet in order to conduct consultations with relevant employees on labor contract succession
- The new data protection law and 2011 implementing regulations in Mexico
- The first agreement reached between the national confederation of employers and unions that increases notice rights of manual workers and caps notice rights of salaried employees and the new corporate governance law in Belgium
- The Canadian Supreme Court ruling stating that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms does not require labor relations legislation to include any of the freedom of association features of the U.S. Wagner Act model
- The new Bribery Act, the Additional Paternity Leave Regulations 2010, the Equality Act 2010, and the first compulsory employer contributions to pension arrangements relating to the Pensions Act 2008 in the United Kingdom
- The 2011 law allowing parties to agree on choice of law when dealing with contracts with foreign nationals, regulations on Employee Representative Councils, the 2010 Tort Liability Law making the “right to privacy” an independent civil right, the revised Work-Related Injury Insurance Regulations and Measures for the Recognition of Work-Related Injuries, and the new Social Insurance Law in China
- Significant changes to the Antidiscrimination Act in Austria that reduce pay disparities between men and women and end certain special protections for disabled persons in their first four years of employment
- New rules in Denmark relating to sick leave and workplace health and safety and the Supreme Court’s ruling on appropriate sums for employer violations of the Employment Certificates Act
- Recent rulings holding that an express choice of foreign law in an employment contract will not, in general, override protective labor law; the ruling that employer access to employee mailboxes is subject to the employees’ right to privacy including, for personal content, consent; and the amendment to the Equal Employment Opportunity Law invalidating employer questions regarding employee characteristics that might lead to discrimination in Israel
- Requirements that employers retain copies of employees’ individual employment agreements and an employees’ right to request a payout of up to a week’s worth of annual holiday leave in a given entitlement year in New Zealand
- Revisions to the trade union law, the collective bargaining law, and the labor dispute law in Taiwan
The treatise is published in cooperation with the International Labor and Employment Law Committee of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law. Section publications provide a balanced forum for the views and professional development of practitioners in labor and employment law. For more information on Section participation, please call the Section at 312.988.5813 or visit www.americanbar.org/groups/labor_law.html.
The editors-in-chief of International Labor and Employment Laws, Volumes I and II, Third Edition, with 2011 Cumulative Supplements are William L. Keller, a partner in Hunton & Williams, Dallas, TX, and former chair of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law; and Timothy J. Darby, project director of BNA Books, a division of BNA, Arlington, VA.
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