Comparative Guides
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Our Comparative Guides provide an overview of some of the key points of law and practice and allow you to compare regulatory environments and laws across multiple jurisdictions.
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Labour and Employment
1.
Legal framework
1.1
Are there statutory sources of labour and employment law?
 
United States
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1.2
Is there a contractual system that operates in parallel, or in addition to, the statutory sources?
 
United States
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1.3
Are employment contracts commonly used at all levels? If so, what types of contracts are used and how are they created? Must they be in writing must they include specific information? Are implied clauses allowed?
 
United States
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2.
Employment rights and representations
2.1
What, if any, are the rights to parental leave, at either a national or local level?
 
United States
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2.2
How long does it last and what benefits are given during this time?
 
United States
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2.3
Are trade unions recognised and what rights do they have?
 
United States
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2.4
How are data protection rules applied in the workforce and how does this affect employees’ privacy rights?
 
United States
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2.5
Are contingent worker arrangements specifically regulated?
 
United States
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3.
Employment benefits
3.1
Is there a national minimum wage that must be adhered to?
 
United States
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3.2
Is there an entitlement to payment for overtime?
 
United States
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3.3
Is there an entitlement to annual leave? If so, what is the minimum that employees are entitled to receive?
 
United States
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3.4
Is there a requirement to provide sick leave? If so, what is the minimum that employees are entitled to receive?
 
United States
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3.5
Is there a statutory retirement age? If so, what is it?
 
United States
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4.
Discrimination and harassment
4.1
What actions are classified as unlawfully discriminatory?
 
United States
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4.2
Are there specified groups or classifications entitled to protection?
 
United States
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4.3
What protections are employed against discrimination in the workforce?
 
United States
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4.4
How is a discrimination claim processed?
 
United States
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4.5
What remedies are available?
 
United States
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4.6
What protections and remedies are available against harassment, bullying and retaliation/victimisation?
 
United States
No answer submitted for this question.
5.
Dismissals and terminations
5.1
Must a valid reason be given to lawfully terminate an employment contract?
 
United States
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5.2
Is a minimum notice period required?
 
United States
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5.3
What rights do employees have when arguing unfair dismissal?
 
United States
No answer submitted for this question.
5.4
What rights, if any, are there to statutory severance pay?
 
United States
No answer submitted for this question.
6.
Employment tribunals
6.1
How are employment-related complaints dealt with?
 
United States
No answer submitted for this question.
6.2
What are the procedures and timeframes for employment-related tribunals actions?
 
United States
No answer submitted for this question.
7.
Trends and predictions
7.1
How would you describe the current employment landscape and prevailing trends in your jurisdiction? Are any new developments anticipated in the next 12 months, including any proposed legislative reforms?
 
United States
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8.
Tips and traps
8.1
What are your top tips for navigating the employment regime and what potential sticking points would you highlight?
 
United States
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Contributors
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