Employee safety should always be the company's highest priority, and employers should follow CDC guidance and avoid knee-jerk reactions, no matter how provocative an employee's activities may be.
I heard that I would encounter different regional communication styles—one part of the audience would be open, direct and confrontational; the other would be attentive, agreeable and quiet.Read More
In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China. Read More
Aon President and CEO Greg Case said the move, which must be approved by shareholders, is another step in the firm's strategic plan to grow Aon as a global platform. In particular, London will help Aon grow its business in emerging markets, he said.Read More
The hiring and firing of employees at will, setting working hours, requiring employees to agree to noncompete agreements and even deciding whether to offer health care, vacation or maternity benefits are areas in which American employers enjoy a great deal of latitude, with relatively little government restriction or regulation. That's not necessarily the case overseas.
Alabama's immigration law is considered among the toughest in the nation, according to legal experts. Some parts of the code, such as requiring public schools to determine the citizenship status of students and their parents, have been blocked by federal courts.Read More
How do we better manage our expat process? Ideally, we'd like to have some type of case-management tool that enables us to make sure we place the right people in the right overseas assignment. Could you share some pointers on how we can make sure the expat process we use works to the benefit of our company and our expats? Read More
The lawsuit alleges the Chicago Fire Department’s test disproportionately classified black applicants as qualified rather than well-qualified, and that it was not a valid test of their firefighting aptitude.Read More
For many employers in the United States and United Kingdom, talented workers from overseas are vital to the continued success of their business. Because of the intricacies of immigration law in both jurisdictions, employers should proceed carefully and obtain sound legal advice each and every time a non-domestic worker is hired, retained, transferred or even terminated.Read More