Overseas Work Assignments: Three Tips To Protect Employees
Danielle Urban's article "Overseas Work Assignments: Three Tips To Protect Employees" was published in the July 2014 edition of Workforce Magazine.
With the globalization of the marketplace, more employers are sending employees overseas for work.
While the business opportunities for a global employer may be limitless, so is the potential liability for failing to protect employees from myriad dangers they face while traveling or working abroad. Employers have a legal and moral duty to protect their employees from harm where the harm can be reasonably anticipated.
Danielle provides three tips to help employers.
1. Assess risks and develop a plan
2. Train employees before departure
3. Track traveling employees