Employment standards change with borders

A look at workplace regulations in a variety of locales around the globe
By Lynne Fornarolo
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/18/2012

In an increasingly globalized world, people may drink the same coffee, use the same technology and wear the same clothes but when it comes to employment standards, local is still unique.

A brief look at a variety of core employment standards — around wages and overtime, hours of work, vacation and leaves — across several overseas markets reveals the differences.