Category: HR

Canada: Review Employment Contracts to Limit Bonus Pay-off Obligations for Employees During Notice Period

Canadian courts have a clear-cut view on employee bonus: if the bonus is an integral part of the compensation then employers need to pay the bonus to their employees during the notice period.  However, in a recent ruling the Canadian judiciary recognized the…

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Free Seminar: Global Expansion – Getting it Right

Join us for a complimentary seminar on "Global Expansion – Getting it Right" to learn real-world insights, examples, and practical tips for companies going global including: Steps companies should take to ensure they are truly prepared to expand Creating the optimal legal structure Tax and…

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Peru Persists with Structural Reforms to Boost the Economy in 2016

For over a decade, Peru has been one of the fastest growing economies of South America. Some key factors including better economic policies, plenty of natural resources, improved technology, and political stability have worked in its favor. Here’s an overview of some of the changes that…

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Recruitment Outsourcing? 3 reasons you should consider it

According to the Labor Department’s October jobs report, the unemployment rate is now just 5% – a seven-year low. As competition for the best talent heats up, more and more employers are looking for better, more efficient options to acquire talent without having…

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Upcoming Regulatory Changes to Impact APAC Payroll, Data Protection

APAC is a hotbed for HR and Payroll regulatory changes in the coming year. Here are some new laws coming into effect in early 2016 that impact companies with operations or planned expansion in the region. Japan: My Number Law takes effect from January…

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Centralizing Global Payroll? Three Things To Focus On

Companies are increasingly looking at ways to get better visibility, compliance and centralized systems for multi-country payroll. But getting that global strategy in place is far more complex than many initially envision. Consider these 3 things when planning for or implementing a centralized payroll.…

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Safe Harbor: New Guidance Reaffirms Use of Alternative Tools for Lawful Data Transfer

European Commission's latest guidance on the Schrems (Safe Harbor) ruling reaffirms the use of alternative tools for lawful data transfers to countries outside Europe, including to the U.S. Here are some details on these “alternative tools.”   Standard Contractual Clauses (“SSCs”): The European…

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Contractors, Employees, and Economic Dependence

The dispute over what makes somebody an employee or a contractor continues to escalate. According to a study by Intuit, roughly 25% to 30% of U.S. workers are contingent, meaning they work as freelancers, temps, independent contractors or consultants. New guidance out this…

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Why You Should Move to Australia, Canada, or Austria

Ask people to name some of the best places to live in the world, and you might hear answers like New York, Paris, San Francisco, London or Tokyo. But those cities don’t make it into the world’s top ten most livable cities, as…

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Who Owns Your Photos?

What’s in your phone’s photo galleries? Probably some pictures of your children, a few shots of what you had for dinner at a nice restaurant, maybe you standing in front of the Washington Monument with a silly grin on your face. You might…

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