The Kingdom of Denmark is a country in Northern Europe and comprises of the Jutland Peninsula and various islands around it. A fairly small country, Denmark has a total land area of 42,916 square kilometers. It has a population of around 5.8 million and is famous for being the historical home of seafaring pirates known as The Vikings who lived between the 8th and 11th centuries in north-western Europe.

Today, this small Scandinavian country is best known for being one of the happiest in the world due to its great quality of life and several government initiatives that facilitate and support its citizens. For example, the government of Denmark analyzed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world economy and how its aftermath was felt by individual countries.

To safeguard and cushion its citizens from inflation and unemployment, the Danish Ministry of Employment introduced a new bill known as the Posting of Workers Directive in July 2020, which came into effect on January 1, 2021.

The Posting of Workers Directive bill stipulates the following changes to employment laws:

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Managing payroll is not easy – add in a few countries, and payroll gets even more complicated. So many moving parts, time zones, languages, and systems. It’s a juggling act on a good day, but when something goes wrong, it can take months to unravel. If you’re managing global payroll, you know how difficult it can be when a problem comes up. So how can you fix a broken global payroll process?

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As a regular citizen, you deal with compliance on a daily basis, even if you are not conscious of it. When you follow the traffic lights or stand at a distance from train doors after a subway announcement, you are complying with traffic laws and public safety regulations.

Compliance essentially refers to the various ways a business ensures that they are sticking to both their internal compliance framework as well as other international laws that apply to their industry. International employment compliance refers to how companies adhere to the international labor standards set by the countries themselves, as well as the International Labor Organization.

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In September 2020, the Parliament made several changes to the Employment Law in the Maldives. Initially, this was submitted to the government in 2019, but the Parliament has since made the changes in collaboration with the Maldives’ Social and Economic Affairs Committees.

Here are some of the key changes made to the Employment Law in the Maldives:

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Working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) means following strict labor laws. UAE’s labor laws have recently expanded on working hours, annual leave policies, and other important work-related components.

The law also states requirements and rules about maternity leave, sick leave, termination of employment, and safety standards that need to be followed in the workplace. Here are some of the most critical labor laws in the UAE:

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Around the world, workers are given different rights. These range from the right to organize protests and participate in trade unions, to working in safe conditions and overtime pay. This article explores 5 countries that have the best employment laws from the perspective of the employee with top global rankings in terms of rights of workers, based on their labor traditions and violation of labor rights.

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Payroll in every country is challenging, but when you are managing payroll across multiple countries, the complexity grows exponentially. Unique in-country payroll regulations, money movement to settle payroll in multiple currencies – the list goes on. Getting ahead of regulation changes and payroll requirements is the key to ensuring compliance, but that is easier said than done in most cases. How can you keep up?

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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:

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Australia has a GDP of more than 1 trillion US dollars, along with a sizeable middle and upper-middle-class citizenship. The country also has a thriving service sector forming 68 percent of its GDP.

Australia’s open economy has enabled it to become a major player in the global market. It was able to grow by 3.1% in the December quarter, despite the worldwide setback from COVID-19. If you are considering expanding your business operations to the country, here are some common regulatory issues that you need to know about:

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