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Avoid These Global Compensation and Benefits Plan Obstacles
As multinational human resources marches toward greater and greater international integration, compensation and benefits lead the charge.

Options for Employees Creating Permanent Lives Overseas
Many countries are catching up with today’s more mobile workforce and updating their residency and citizenship laws to better accommodate the growing number of workers who spend long periods of time living abroad.

Key HR Trends in India for 2014
The HR scene in India is both transformational and challenging as businesses must recognize and create strategies at a local level that are in harmony with a global plan.

51% of FY 2015 H-1B Petitions Rejected in USCIS Lottery
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services conducted a computer-generated random-selection lottery, picking the fiscal year 2015 H-1B high-skilled guestworker visa cases to be processed for a work start date of Oct. 1.

Be Prepared for L-1 Employer Site Visits
Employers of L-1 intra-company transferees should be prepared for unannounced workplace site visits from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) division, which announced it was expanding its inspection program to include such employers in 2014.

Significant Tax, Social Security Reforms to Impact Employment in Mexico
Major legal reforms have been approved while others are still under discussion that will significantly impact employers in Mexico and will considerably increase the cost of formal employment.

Asia Holds the Most Expensive Expatriate Rental Housing Worldwide
Four of the top 10 cities with the most expensive rental accommodations for foreign expats are in Asia, according to new data from ECA International.

Canadian Criminal Liability Law Marks 10 Years
A decade has passed since Canada enacted a law that makes corporate executives, directors and managers criminally accountable for workplace injuries and fatalities, but statistics show that Canada is not a safer place to work, compared with 2004.

U.K. Employment Law Update: Tribunal Claims Fall Off, more
Recently published statistics show a 79 percent drop in the number of Employment Tribunal claims brought during a three month period in 2013 since the equivalent period in 2012.


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Time to Start Using New Form I-9
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released the official revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 March 8, 2013. Employers should begin using this new form immediately.



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Immigration Compliance
Lynn Shotwell, of the American Council of International Personnel, discusses the importance of having a staff person dedicated to ensuring immigration compliance.

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Women in the Global Workforce 
While women continue to make significant progress in the workplace, they still lag behind in key areas that contribute to economic sustainability and workforce inclusion.
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