The relationship between an employer and employees is covered under the Thai Labor Protection Act (LPA). The Thailand law comprises commercial and civil codes related to the rights and obligations of employees and employers.
The labor law of China is designed to protect the rights of employees and employers in an industry. The law gives workers the right to equal opportunity in terms of pay and promotion and provides a legal framework that covers a broad range of employment-related legal issues.
Although a relatively small country geographically, Bangladesh has the eighth largest population in the world (168 million), a GDP of $274 billion, and a thriving export industry for manufactured goods, including textiles, electronics, leather, and jute.
In April of 2021, the Mexican Federal Government amended several provisions of the Federal Labor Law. The goal of these amendments was to essentially prohibit employer subcontracting or “outsourcing,” which the law defines as “when a natural or legal person provides or makes available their own workers for the benefit of another.”
Workers all around the world are protected through the right to form a union, along with promises of equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender. Core labor standards have been set out by the International Labor Organization (ILO) that member states, including Bangladesh, must follow. This is so that workers are given the freedom of association, along with the right to bargain, are protected against any sort of forced labor and child labor, and do not face discrimination in employment.
Parental leave across the globe ranges from a total of three years to nothing at all. Paternity leave is an important topic to address as there are still several countries that do not offer fathers the same benefits as mothers. Many countries make the leave flexible by offering it as parental leave and open to utilization by either parent.
Due to Qatar’s strong infrastructure and expanding economy, hundreds and thousands of expatriates have been looking to move there and restart their lives and careers with their families. Today, there are two million people who have found work in Qatar. Lately, the government has been making it a point to ensure the welfare of guest workers so they can stay on comfortably, and the system has been helping to protect both employers and employees.
A labor reform initiative (LRI) was launched by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development on November 4, 2020. The purpose behind this was to make changes to the present sponsorship system that lays down rules and regulations for foreign worker mobility in Saudi Arabia.
The Labor Law in France covers all issues related to employment, labor laws, and regulations. The terms and conditions of employment are clearly stated. The law also ensures employee representation and talks about discrimination, maternal and family leaves, as well as rights of all workers. There are a total of 35 jurisdictions focused on labor law in France. Here are some of the recent changes to French labor laws:
There have been some significant changes in labor laws in Cambodia over the past few years that show that the country is moving to protect women and employees of all ages, castes, and religions. As of 2020, Cambodia has been promoting equal pay, equal opportunities, and professions, and paid leave for workers. Here are some of the labor laws in Cambodia: