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This is the fifth article in a series about East European employment law issues.

Bordered by Germany, Austria, Poland, and Slovakia, the Czech Republic occupies an important position in Europe. Following the Velvet Revolution of 1989, and its return to liberal democracy, the Czech Republic quickly became re-integrated into Europe and is a strong economic force in the region. The Czech Republic ranks 64 out of 183 economies for “ease of doing ...

As the world embarks into the Year of the Dragon, China is making every effort to draw in more and more international business to add to its already skyrocketing economy. China’s current Labor Law is expected to be amended in 2012. The issue is to what degree and to what effect the 2012 amendments, if enacted, will have on employers. The changes and effect of the 2012 amendments are yet to be fully known or disclosed, but it is now a good time for all of us to ...

Bordering seven other European countries, Hungary occupies a strategic location in Central Europe. Hungary is a member of the European Union, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. As with many Central and East European economies, the transfer from a planned to a market economy has not been easy for Hungary, and it suffered greatly during the transition and subsequent global ...

This is the third article in a three-part series addressing employment matters in Central and Eastern Europe.

As employers increasingly look to expand their global reach, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe continue to provide attractive opportunities for entrepreneurs. Effectively closed to foreign investment and travel for decades, the Republic of Albania has undergone many changes in recent years. Strategically located in central ...

China is today's topic as we begin our series of blog posts on the emerging challenge of managing non-compete and trade secrets issues when operating in a multi-national environment.

Join us for a stop in Mexico as we begin our series of blog posts on the emerging challenge of managing non-compete and trade secrets issues when operating in a multi-national environment.

Managing non-compete and trade secret issues on a multi-national basis isn’t just a problem for Fortune 500 companies. Tune in for our series of blog posts on the emerging challenge of managing non-compete and trade secrets issues when operating in a multi-national environment.

Despite the recession, the lack of jobs and the training fees charged to U.S. employers hiring foreign workers on temporary H-1B work visas, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“USDOL”) recently released Foreign Labor Certification Annual Report shows that U.S. employers are still struggling to find qualified U.S. workers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (“STEM”). Employers report recruiting for STEM positions ...

Employers in the United States, with the exception of a few jurisdictions, are accustomed to the concept of “employment at will”, which means that employees can be dismissed at any time and for any reason or no reason without notice or severance pay, unless there is a statute, contract or public policy legal tenet that provides otherwise. Further, U. S. employers also generally conduct business in a framework that allows them to decide whether or not ...

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