Global Business Travel Compliance Concerns, Best Practices
Short-term business travelers aren’t always top of mind for those working in the HR, immigration and global mobility functions, but they should be, according to experts.
U.K. Finalizes TUPE Changes
Significant changes to the United Kingdom’s Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations known as TUPE came into force on Jan. 31, 2014.
How Does the Affordable Care Act Impact Expatriate Employees?
How does the ACA affect globally mobile employees, those on a long-term assignment to the U.S. or abroad, or who frequently cross borders on business travel?
SHRM, Mexico HR Group Create Certificate Program
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will team up with the Asociacion Mexicana en Direccion de Recursos Humanos (AMEDIRH) to create a certification program exclusive to Mexico.
European Cities Top Quality-of-Life Survey for Expats
Vienna—Austria’s capital, known for coffee, Mozart and Schnapps—ranks No. 1 among expatriates as a city to live and work in, according to the latest global survey released by international management consultancy Mercer.
Stay Abreast of Whistle-blower Protections in the EU
While whistle-blowing can be seen as a key instrument in assisting authorities and regulators with identifying any criminality on the part of employers and employees, legislation in this area across the European Union has so far been somewhat limited.
Chile Added to U.S. Visa-Waiver Program
Starting May 1, 2014, Chilean business travelers will be able to enter the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa.
Think Local: Retain Top Talent in the BRICs
Organizations wishing to expand operations in emerging markets need to avoid a monolithic approach to talent management and instead tailor recruitment and retention strategies to the local workforce.
Many Firms Fail to Protect Workers Traveling, Living Abroad
Many employers send employees abroad without adequate protection from natural disasters and man-made threats, according to travel security experts.
Brazilian HR Leaders Share Challenges, Vision for the Profession
SHRM Online sat down with ABRH’s executives to discuss Brazil’s human resource challenges, the organization’s collaboration with SHRM and the country’s excitement over showcasing its energetic and creative workforce at this summer’s World Cup.
Switzerland to Enact Immigration Quotas
The government of Switzerland announced Feb. 12, 2014, that it will institute quotas on the number of immigrants who are allowed to live and work in the country by the end of the year, after Swiss voters approved greater immigration controls in a national referendum.