This text attempts to provide a reference source for any company which has, or is considering having, a branch or subsidiary in European countries. This book has particular relevance vis a vis 1992 harmonisation. Dealing clearly and succinctly with the legal aspects of both individual and collective labour relations. This book considers the principle features of the employment law systems in each EC country, as well as describing various relevant EC bodies. The book adopts a standard format for each country to aid cross referencing is written in an accessible style avoiding legal jargon and is illustrated with charts and diagrams.