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The Union-Free Good Times May Be Over in China

July 12, 2007
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For years, the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, the only legally recognized workers organization in China, had been passive insofar as foreign-invested enterprises in the country have been concerned. But multinational companies like Wal-Mart and McDonald's are striking unionization deals with the federation, and that's a signal that those days could be over.
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U.S. Unions Act Globally, Benefit Locally

February 3, 2006
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By creating international agreements with European multinationals, groups are gaining entry into American businesses that previously had fended off organizing efforts.
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How Your Overseas Operations May Expose You to Liability in the U.S

August 18, 2000
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One case settled for a whopping $30 Million. It's a wake-up call to those with global operations. Take a look at your potential liability, and make sure decisions are made at the global site, not in the U.S.
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Sexual Harassment Abroad

September 1, 1998
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NAFTA fosters increasing liability risks in sexual harassment cases.
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Start Early To Avoid the Visa Crunch

January 1, 1998
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An immigration attorney shares her suggestions for the expat visa process.
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What You Need To Know About Works Councils

July 1, 1997
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Understand your options with works councils in European countries.
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Employment Contracts In Writing or Not

April 1, 1997
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Know the legalities of employment terms in European countries.
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Immigration Policy Debate Simmers

October 1, 1996
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An immigration law expert explains the controversy dividing Congress.
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Global Compensation Learn the ABCs

July 1, 1995
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In order for U.S. companies to succeed abroad, one key element is the expatriate's compensation package. HR managers must help ensure that remuneration is fair, but also cost-effective in today's global marketplace.
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