The Littler International Guide provides a comprehensive, comparative analysis of international employment and labor laws for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and HR professionals. Written by selected attorneys and scholars from around the globe and edited by the attorneys of Littler’s International Practice Group, the Guide is organized in a question-and-answer format and covers 51 countries/territories.


Comparative analysis in key areas of international employment law


  • Overview of employment and labor laws
  • Hiring
  • Employment contracts
  • Discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • Compensation
  • Time off from work
  • Benefits
  • Codes of Conduct/ Whistleblowing
  • Privacy and protection of employee personal information
  • Representation of workers, trade unions & works councils
  • Workplace safety
  • Termination of employment
  • Collective dismissals (layoffs), business cessation
  • Employment & sale of a business


For a copy of the Germany chapter or the European Union chapter of the Littler International Guide, please contact your vangard | Littler attorney or Deike Helmig.

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