Tag Archives: employment

What Israeli businesses should know before settling in Canada

Ted Maduri provides a brief overview of the main considerations that come with expanding your business into Canada, including: Business formation: which vehicle should you choose? Advantages of a branch office Advantages of a subsidiary corporation Where should you incorporate? How to set up the new company? What else should you keep in mind? Click here … Continue Reading

International HR and employee discipline issues in FCPA matters

When carrying out internal investigations into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or other bribery issues, multinational employers may find themselves investigating alleged wrongdoing that occurred in more than one country. Lawyers and HR personnel, who often coordinate or directly carry out investigations overseas, need to understand that local laws, practices and cultural differences mean that … Continue Reading

DLA Piper’s Employment Guide to Going Global – 2018 edition

Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into multiple countries simultaneously. In order to help clients meet this challenge, we have created a handy set of global guides that cover the basics that companies need to know. The Guide to Going Global series reviews business-relevant corporate, employment, equity compensation, intellectual property and technology, and tax … Continue Reading

New Jersey requires paid sick leave for all employees

Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law new statewide legislation requiring paid sick leave rights for employees. The new law is set to go into effect in October 2018. Click here to read more about this topic in an article written by our colleague Paul D. Erian.  … Continue Reading

Should I hire a consultant? Key employment law questions to ask yourself

Cathryn Le Regulski addresses some key questions that companies need to ask themselves when their company starts to expand globally. While bringing on independent contractors or consultants may seem like the perfect and easy solution, there are some considerations every company should evaluate. Such a move could be the perfect solution as your company grows, or … Continue Reading

Avoid misclassification quagmires by understanding differences between contractors and employees in the US

Classification missteps can translate to significant legal and economic risk for businesses.  Our colleague Isabel A. Crosby discusses how the first and critical step in the hiring process in the US is the determination of the worker’s status as an employee or independent contractor when engaging a worker to perform paid work services. To learn more about … Continue Reading

Be Global: 2017 in review

In this month’s edition of our Be Global: Employment law newsletter, our colleagues bring together a summary of the most significant international employment law developments from the past 12 months, as reported on GENIE, DLA Piper’s Global Employment, News, Insights & Events website.  Be Global is our snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hot … Continue Reading

New York City to ban employers from asking job applicants about salary history: compliance action steps

On April 5, the New York City Council passed legislation outlawing salary history inquiries.The new legislation was created in an effort to address payequity issues by prohibiting employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s salary history during the hiring process. The law would come into effect 180 days after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs the … Continue Reading

Labour & Employment Global Law Forum

On September 18th,  we co-hosted our second Labour & Employment Global Law Forum in collaboration with Herzog, Fox & Neeman (HFN) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in HFN’s conference center in Tel Aviv. The program focused on crucial insights in employment and labour law issues in Israel and around the globe.  Moria Tam-Harshoshanim, … Continue Reading

ANNOUNCING THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL – EMPLOYMENT

As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and HR professionals responsible for workforce issues and employment law compliance is intensifying. We designed our complimentary Guide to Going Global to help you meet that challenge head-on. Click to read the Guide. And don’t forget to register here for our upcoming Labour & Employment Global Law … Continue Reading

ANNOUNCING THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL – TAX

Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into multiple countries simultaneously.  Successful expansion depends, in part, on strategic and effective tax planning and compliance. We designed our complimentary Guide to Going Global – Tax to help you meet that challenge head on. This guide, brought to you by DLA Piper’s Tax group, … Continue Reading

Global Employment Law: August 2017 Roundup

Please see our global roundup of employment developments for August 2017 to learn about the latest advancements in employment law around the world. Highlights include: New Zealand: Pay Equity and Equal Pay Bill introduced, Austria:  New quota for female board members from January 2018, Kuwait: Reform to end of service gratuity increases cost to employers, and Romania: Key changes to labor … Continue Reading
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