International Workplace Sexual Harassment Laws and Developments for the Multinational Employer: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

International Workplace Sexual Harassment Laws and Developments for the Multinational Employer

1st Edition

By Ellen Pinkos Cobb

Routledge

208 pages

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Description

As the #MeToo movement has become an increasingly global and significant workplace matter, a timely resource compiling must know international workplace sexual harassment laws for the multinational employer is clearly needed.

This book provides a comprehensive compilation of global sexual harassment laws, clearly necessary in this climate but not currently existing until now. It presents legislation addressing workplace sexual harassment in over 50 countries in the European Region, Asia Pacific, Americas, and the Middle East and Africa. Within each region, the laws of individual countries are set forth, as well as some cultural context and recent developments to indicate present and future trends in workplace sexual harassment regulation.

Written in clear, plain English for anyone without a legal background to understand, this book is essential reading and a key resource for employment and business attorneys, global employers, managers, human resources professionals, and occupational health and safety professionals. Academics, practitioners, Union members, employees, NGOs, and those in the human rights field will also benefit from this timely resource.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments, Disclaimer, Introduction, Chapter One: Workplace Sexual Harassment – The Big Picture, the Role of Culture, and the Global View, Sexual Harassment Basics, Types of Workplace Laws Which Include Sexual Harassment Provisions, Impact of Workplace Sexual Harassment, Workplace Sexual Harassment Recognition and Prevention by International Organizations, 2019 ILO Convention and Recommendation to Combat Violence and Harassment In the Workplace, Workplace Sexual Harassment in a Cultural Context, Countries Without Sexual Harassment Laws, Chapter Two: Sexual Harassment in the European Union: Dignity and Directives, The Role of Dignity, European Directives, Sexual Harassment as a Psychosocial Risk and as Work-related Stress, Present Day Snapshot of EU Sexual Harassment, Chapter Three: Sexual Harassment Laws in EUROPEAN Countries, Sexual Harassment Laws in AUSTRIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in the BALKAN PENINSULA, Sexual Harassment Laws in BALTIC AND NORDIC COUNTRIES, Sexual Harassment Laws in BELGIUM, Sexual Harassment Laws in CYPRUS , Sexual Harassment Laws in CZECH REPUBLIC , Sexual Harassment Laws in GERMANY , Sexual Harassment Laws in HUNGARY , Sexual Harassment Laws in IRELAND, Sexual Harassment Laws in ITALY, Sexual Harassment Laws in LUXEMBOURG, Sexual Harassment Laws in MALTA, Sexual Harassment Laws in THE NETHERLANDS, Sexual Harassment Laws in POLAND, Sexual Harassment Laws in PORTUGAL, Sexual Harassment Laws in RUSSIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in SLOVAKIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in SPAIN, Sexual Harassment Laws in SWITZERLAND, Sexual Harassment Laws in UKRAINE, Sexual Harassment Laws in UNITED KINGDOM (UK), Chapter Four: Sexual Harassment Laws in the ASIA PACIFIC Region, Sexual Harassment Laws in AUSTRALIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in AUSTRALIAN STATES, Sexual Harassment Laws in CHINA, Sexual Harassment Laws in HONG KONG, Sexual Harassment Laws in INDIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in JAPAN, Sexual Harassment Laws in MALAYSIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in NEW ZEALAND, Sexual Harassment Laws in PHILIPPINES, Sexual Harassment Laws in SINGAPORE, Sexual Harassment Laws in SOUTH KOREA, Sexual Harassment Laws in TAIWAN, Sexual Harassment Laws in THAILAND, Sexual Harassment Laws in VIETNAM, Chapter Five: Sexual Harassment Laws in the AMERICAS Region, Latin America, Sexual Harassment Laws in ARGENTINA, Sexual Harassment Laws in BRAZIL, Sexual Harassment Laws in CHILE, Sexual Harassment Laws in MEXICO, Sexual Harassment Laws in PERU, North America, Sexual Harassment Laws in CANADA, Sexual Harassment Laws in CANADIAN PROVINCES, Sexual Harassment Laws in THE UNITED STATES, Chapter Six: Sexual Harassment Laws in MIDDLE EAST and AFRICAN Countries, Middle East, Sexual Harassment Laws in ISRAEL, Sexual Harassment Laws in SAUDI ARABIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in TURKEY, Africa, Sexual Harassment Laws in KENYA, Sexual Harassment Laws in NIGERIA, Sexual Harassment Laws in SOUTH AFRICA, Index

About the Author

Ellen Pinkos Cobb, attorney and author of Workplace Bullying and Harassment: New Developments in International Law, has turned her international workplace law expertise to sexual harassment. In addition to a decade of tracking international laws and developments in workplace bullying and harassment, publishing work and presenting on these topics, she has years of experience in the employment discrimination and occupational health and safety fields.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS010000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Law
LAW009000
LAW / Business & Financial
LAW079000
LAW / Reference