Key Issues in Cross-Border Disputes and Global Employment in the 2017 Landscape
The first half of 2017 posed a significant number of developments in the employment landscape, particularly in the global perspective. Topping the list is the rapid growth of the "gig" economy, which now expands across the globe. The implications of gig economy and how countries and jurisdictions will react with its growth is becoming an anticipation to many. In addition, issues relating to wage and hour, HR policies, employment agreements, and employee benefits and compensations have also been continuously circling in the cross-border employment arena.
In this light, multinational companies should be more vigilant when it comes to efficiently managing and monitoring their international workforces.
Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues in cross-border disputes and the global employment landscape in 2017. This LIVE Webcast aims to help multinational companies, as well as employees, be more abreast of the key-issues and recent developments surrounding this significant topic.
Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
- Recent Developments in Cross-Border Disputes and Global Employment
- The Implications of Gig Economy
- Current Updates in:
- Wage and Hour
- Employment Agreements
- HR Policies
- Benefits and Compensations
- International Workforces
- Policy and Case Law Updates
- Legislative Updates
- New Employment Rules
Jean Kim, Attorney
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
- Offer letters/employment contract related claims, e.g., reasonable notice, policy reference, constructive discharge;
- Restrictive covenants and global trend toward pay-to-play;
- Expatriate assignments, e.g., duplicate benefits, documents;
- Global compensation plan;
- Corporate compliance and related investigations; and/or
- Managing litigation outside the US.
Ghazaleh Modarresi, Attorney
Berliner Cohen, LLP
- What is the gig economy?
- What are the implications of a gig economy?
- Top Recent Global Employment Law Developments
- Worker Status
- Working Time
- Gender Equality
- Data Privacy
- Other Notable Changes
Who Should Attend:
- Top Level Management
- Multinational Companies
- C-Level executives
- Compensation and Benefits Consultants
- HR Personnel
- International Labor and Employment Law Attorneys
- In-House Counsel
- Employers and Employees
- Public and Private Companies
- Other Interested and Related Professionals
Jean Kim is an attorney in the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins, a Labor and Employment firm with offices throughout the Americas (including Toronto and Mexico City) and Europe. Jean advises employers (whether multinational or newly expanding operations outside the U.S.) in efficiently and effectively managing international labor and employment issues in today’s global economy. Specifically, Jean assists clients with preparing and implementing (global or country-specific) personnel policies, employment agreements, incentive compensation programs, mobility assignments, independent contractor arrangements, and intercompany transfers. Further, Jean counsels clients regarding foreign data privacy and protections laws, and through the process of complying with a myriad of data breach notification requirements in the U.S. as well.
Jean Kim is an attorney in the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins, a Labor and Employment firm with offices …
Ghazaleh Modarresi defends clients in all aspects of labor and employment litigation. Her diverse practice includes litigating cases involving employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, wage-and-hour claims (both individual and collective actions), unfair business practices, whistleblower claims, and wrongful discharge. She represents employers in both state and federal court as well as before state and federal agencies.
In addition to litigation, Ms. Modarresi assists clients in identifying and avoiding employment-related problems before they occur and advises clients regarding preventative employment law practices, including drafting employment policies, providing internal employment audits, and assisting in investigations of harassment charges.
Ghazaleh Modarresi defends clients in all aspects of labor and employment litigation. Her diverse practice includes litigating cases involving employment …
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Experience in International Employment Law
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Areas of Professional Practice
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About Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters, including advising clients operating worldwide and offering cross-border solutions to the key challenges of managing a global workforce. The firm has over 800 attorneys located in more than 50 offices through the Americas (including Toronto and Mexico City), and in Europe. Ogletree Deakins has been named a Law Firm of the Year six consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In 2017, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law - Management category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
About Berliner Cohen, LLP
Berliner Cohen is one of the largest and oldest law firms in Northern California serving the business and regulatory needs of private business and public agencies. For over 40 years, the Firm has developed the special expertise required by a diverse client base consisting of nationally recognized business interests and a number of Silicon Valley’s largest national and multinational corporations, new ventures, leading real estate developers and brokerages, cutting-edge technology companies, agribusiness, healthcare and other service providers, banking and financial institutions, employers, municipalities, public agencies, and individuals.