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Global Labor Contracts

Consider what you know of your current employer or most recent employer. Prepare a 1-2 page paper for your management that analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of doing business under the local law for three international countries, not all from the same continent. From an HR perspective, which country or countries from your selection would you consider ideal in which to coordinate labor contracts? Explain your reasons for your determination.

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Consider what you know of your current employer or most recent employer. Prepare a 1-2 page paper for your management that analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of doing business under the local law for three international countries, not all from the same continent. From an HR perspective, which country or countries from your selection would you consider ideal in which to coordinate labor contracts? Explain your reasons for your determination.

The 3 countries I have chosen are Sweden, Hong Kong and Canada.
Sweden
Sweden is well known for having strong labor unions and generous labor laws. Sweden instituted the Employment Protection Act in 1982. The Employment Protection Act protects employees from unfair dismissal. It basically states, that an employee cannot be terminated unless the employer can demonstrate that there is good cause. If an employee is terminated without good cause, they can pursue legal action to have the dismissal invalidated and resume employment as if they were never terminated. The protection of the Employment Protection Act begins on day 1 of employment, so there is no probation period.
Other laws that protect the interests of employees govern forms of leave, such as ...

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Global labor contracts are examined.

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