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Posting Employees in EU

According to Eurostat data, 3.8% of EU citizens (17 million people along with 1.4 million commuters) resided or worked in Member States other than those of which they are citizens at the end of 2017. The free movement of workers within EU afforded by the Posted Workers Directive can be challenging to human resource executives and talent management professionals who are tasked with managing human capital and building business in a competitive marketplace. In this webinar we will examine the employment laws to consider when sending workers to another Member State in accordance with the protections set forth by the Posting of Workers Directive. Join us to learn about rules, constraints, employee entitlements, and employer obligations when posting employees to another Member State.

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Navigating Executive Leadership Transitions: A North American Perspective

Since the global economic crisis of 2008, the business world has continued to see unprecedented change and disruption. Companies often must navigate compressed business cycles, shift business strategy and reposition executive leadership and talent to align with a new business model. Transition of top leadership brings numerous complexities that can affect business continuity, alter personal lives and impact the overall business brand. In this webinar, we will explore the complexities that can occur when transitioning or exiting executive leadership as a panel of experts review: - Current Trends in Executive Severance Agreements, Offer Letters and Employment Agreements - Best Practices in Executive Career Transitions - Executive Outplacement Services Register today!

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LGBTQ Employees in Greater China: Employment, Benefits and Immigration

Cultural changes and court decisions are prompting rapid and potentially far-reaching changes in the status and protection of LGBTQ employees in Greater China. Speakers from Taipei, Hong Kong, and Shanghai will discuss the extent of legal protections for LGBTQ employees in hiring and termination, discrimination and harassment issues, statutory and non-statutory benefits for same-sex partners and spouses, and the ability of LGBTQ employees to sponsor immigration authorization for foreign national same-sex partners and spouses. Register today!

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Mental Health in the Workplace: Identifying Issues and Accommodating Employees

Join industry expert Corporate Counseling Associates (CCA), in conjunction with the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, to discuss mental health in the workplace. The webcast will explore practical ways that human resource professionals can identify warning signs of mental illness and provide support and accommodations to employees within the boundaries of the law. Additionally, you will learn about possible challenges with employee health insurance as you seek to work with employees who are struggling with mental health issues.

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Employee Mobility & Family Migration: What HR Executives Need to Know

As the demand for talent increases, employers are finding that having a global workforce is important to their overall strategy. More than ever, corporations are looking beyond their borders to build their organization with skilled employees. In this interactive webinar, experienced lawyers from Latin America will provide a deeper analysis into immigration and what HR executives need to know when hiring international employees. The second in a series on immigration, this webinar highlights topics such as short-term and long-term work assignments, employee and family migration, how to verify entry requirements and more!

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Protection of Trade Secrets

Join us for a proactive discussion as we identify effective measures and remedies to enforce trade secrets. Learn how to protect company interests through confidentiality clauses, restrictive covenants and more! Register today and discover the answers to your most pressing questions in this interactive webinar.

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Non-Compete Agreements in Africa Portuguese Speaking Countries

Non-Compete Agreements are often seen as a limitation to an employee's fundamental "freedom to work". Join us in this interactive webinar as we examine this complex topic and its varied legal solutions in the PALOP jurisdictions: Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Sao Tome & Principe. Sign up today to better manage the related risks to your business and receive answers to your most pressing questions!

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Women in the Workplace

The ELA is presenting the best lawyers in the Middle East region for a round-table discussion of topics including: - Statistics of Women in the Workplace- Equal Rights Under the Employment Law- Existing Rights Against Discrimination of Women- Encouragement of Women in the Private Sector. Register today and discover the answers to your most pressing questions in this interactive webinar. 

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Immigration 101: Rules, Regulations and Reality

Join us as we present Part 1 of a series of discussions surrounding your most pressing immigration questions. Topics include: requirements for permanent and provisional residency, treatment of immigrants, and complexity and reality of immigration systems in each jurisdiction. Register today!

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Employment Law in the United States: A Year in Review

An overview of key employment laws as well as those issues which will be paramount in the upcoming year for US corporations or multinational companies doing business in the United States.

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Employment Law in Europe: A Year in Review

This labor and employment webinar presents an overview of key employment laws as well as identifies issues which will be paramount in the upcoming year for European corporations or multinational companies doing business in Europe.

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Employee Fraud & Corruption in Latin America

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Corruption in Latin America

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Sexual Harassment Among the Global Workforce: An HR Law Perspective in the Asia Pacific

We have gathered a panel of HR Law experts to discuss the survey statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace and to educate participants on applicable laws and case-law precedents.

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Sexual Harassment Among the Global Workforce: An HR Law Perspective in Central America and Northern South America

We have gathered a panel of Central and South American HR Law experts to discuss the survey statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace and to educate participants on applicable laws and case-law precedents.

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Sexual Harassment Among the Global Workforce: An HR Law Perspective in Central & Southern South America

We have gathered a panel of Central and South American HR Law experts to discuss the survey statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace and to educate participants on applicable laws and case-law precedents.

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Sexual Harassment Among the Global Workforce: An HR Law Perspective in Africa and The Middle East

We have gathered a panel of HR Law experts from Africa and the Middle East to discuss the survey statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace and to educate participants on applicable laws and case-law precedents.

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Sexual Harassment Among the Global Workforce: An HR Law Perspective in the United States

We have gathered a panel of HR Law experts from across the United States to discuss the survey statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace and to educate participants on applicable laws and case-law precedents.

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Sexual Harassment Among the Global Workforce: An HR Law Perspective in Canada

We have gathered a panel of Canadian HR Law experts to discuss the survey statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace and to educate participants on applicable laws and case-law precedents.

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Sexual Harassment Among the Global Workforce: An HR Law Perspective in Europe

We have gathered a panel of European HR Law experts to discuss the survey statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace and to educate participants on applicable laws and case-law precedents.

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Campus Sexual Assault Update

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Focusing on Nationalisation, Redundancy & Pensions, and End of Service Benefits in the Middle East

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Lessons Learned in Higher Education: Sexual Misconduct Around the World

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New Data Protection & Privacy Regulations in the EU

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Reconciling Employment Laws with Local Content Requirements in Africa: Focusing on Natural Resources and Extractive Industries

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#MeToo Goes Global: Considerations for Multinational Companies to Address Sexual Harassment

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The Wind of Change at the NLRB: How US Labor Law is Being Dramatically Reshaped by The Trump Administration

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Year in Review: Key US Employment Law Developments & What to Expect in 2018

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Workplace Leave Laws: Strategies to Navigate the Changing Landscape Impacting Europe

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Workforce Anxiety: Strategies for Changing Times

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Workplace Leave Laws: Strategies to Navigate the Changing Landscape in Canada

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Workplace Leave Laws: Strategies to Navigate the Changing Landscape in the US

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Trends in Workplace Health and Safety in Asia Pacific

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Campus Sexual Assault Laws Regulations and Guidance

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Cultural and Communication Issues that Impact Global Business

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The Implications of Brexit: What Does It Mean for Businesses in the UK and across the EU?

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Latest Trends in Non-Competes for Africa and the Middle East

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Puerto Rico’s Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act of 2017

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A Model Hiring Process: What You Need to Know to Survive an OFCCP Audit

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US Business Immigration Update: The Changing Legal Landscape

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Social Media and the New Workplace: Are Your Brand and Reputation Protected?

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Year in Review & What to Expect in 2017

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Three is a Crowd: What Employers Need to Know about Employee Outsourcing and Temporary Agencies in South America and Mexico

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Lo que los empleadores necesitan saber acerca de outsourcing, tercerización y agencias temporales en Centroamérica y Panamá

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Protecting the Crown Jewels: Managing Restrictive Covenants in European Employment Law

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Talking About My Generation…Optimizing Employee Performance in a Diverse World

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Making the Most of ELA Membership with Marketing

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Navigating Treacherous Waters – Practical Strategies for Managing Employee Medical Leaves in Canada

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What the NLRB Ruling on Student Assistants Means for Private Colleges and Universities

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Employee Remuneration in Africa and the Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities for Employers

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The Defend Trade Secrets Act: New Rights and Obligations for U.S. Employers

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Managing Employer Risk through Effective Performance Management

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Ensuring That Your Institution’s Website is ADA-Compliant: Key Issues for U.S. Colleges and Universities

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Maybe That Is My Employee: The New Definition of Joint Employer and What It Means for Your Campany

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What Employers in Asia/Pacific Need to Know about Monitoring Employee Off-Duty Conduct and Use of Social Media - North Asia

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What Employers in Asia/Pacific Need to Know about Monitoring Employee Off-Duty Conduct and Use of Social Media - South Asia

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A Year in Review: Key U.S. Labor and Employment Law Developments in 2015 and What to Expect in 2016

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Managing Restrictive Covenants in the European Pan-Nordic Region

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Key Issues in 2016 that Will Keep Administrators at U.S. Colleges and Universities up at Night

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Fraude, Investigaciones y Despido de Empleados en América del Sur y México: Las Mejores Prácticas para los Empleadores

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Fraude, Investigaciones y Despido de Empleados en Centro América y Panamá: Las Mejores Prácticas para los Empleadores

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Workplace Indecencies and Indiscretions – Best Practices for Canadian Colleges and Universities

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Navigating the U.S. Business Immigration Maze: Practical Guidance for Employers

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Untangling the Web - Employment Law Litigation in Europe

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Key Issues under the ADA and Section 504 for U.S. Colleges and Universities: What You Need to Know for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

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Navigating New Legal Developments on Same-Sex Marriage, Transgender Rights, and Pregnancy Discrimination: What Employers Need to Know

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Establishing an International Campus or Program in the UAE and Qatar: Corporate, Regulatory, Immigration, and Labour Law Considerations

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Workplace Privacy Rights for Employees in Africa and the Middle East

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Religious Workplace Accommodations: The U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Abercrombie & Fitch

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"Privatized" Student Housing on Campus

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Le Licenciement pour motif personnel en Belgique, en France et au Luxembourg: Comment le mettre en œuvre et ses conséquences potentielles?

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Employee Labour Relations in Canada: A Legal Update for Employers

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Legal Update on Campus Sexual Violence: Clery, VAWA, Title IX and Beyond

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Background Checks and the Fair Credit Reporting Act: Key Issues for North America Employers

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Employee Data Privacy in the EU –The Essentials for Multinational Employers

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Immigration 101

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What Employers in Asia Need to Know about Protecting Company Rights and Confidential Information - North Asia

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What Employers in Asia Need to Know about Protecting Company Rights and Confidential Information - South Asia/Pacific

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Outsourcing and Employee Lay-offs in Latin America: What Employers Need to Know

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Unionization on Campus: What to Expect in 2015

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A Year in Review: Key U.S. Labor and Employment Law Developments in 2014 and What to Expect in 2015

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Sexual Misconduct Investigations for U.S. Colleges and Universities: What Attorneys around the World Need to Know

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Privacy v. the Employer's Right to Know: Hot Issues that Straddle the Can-Am Border

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Prevention and Redressal of Sexual Harassment at Work-Employer Obligations in India

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Immigration Issues in the Hospitality Industry: A Global Perspective

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LGBT Issues and U.S. Employment Law: What Employers Need to Know

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Workplace Safety and Health: What Companies Doing Business in Bangladesh, China, and India Need to Know

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European Works Councils: Challenges Facing Multi-National Employers Doing Business throughout Europe

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China Labor and Employment Law Update

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Demystifying Business Immigration Law and Compliance for U.S. Employers

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The BYOD Workplace and the 24/7 Employee: Managing Legal Risks for Employers

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Maximum Marketing with the ELA

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The NLRB Comes to Campus: An Update on Union Activity at U.S. Institutions of Higher Education

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Hot Topics in Employment Law for the Oil and Gas Industry: A Global Perspective

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A Year in Review: Key U.S. Labor and Employment Law Developments in 2013 and What to Expect in 2014

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Redundancies in Asia and the Pacific: What Employers Need to Know - South Asia and the Pacific Session

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Redundancies in Asia and the Pacific: What Employers Need to Know - North Asia Session

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Drugs, Alcohol, Social Media, and Harassment in the Workplace: A Canadian Overview

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Key Employment Issues for U.S. Employers in the Hospitality Industry

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The U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 Employment Law Decisions: Key Considerations for Employers

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Affirmative Action and OFCCP Regulations and Audits: When and How They Apply to Your Business

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Hot Topics in Labor Law Affecting the Retail and Restaurant Industry: A Global Perspective

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Preventing Workplace Violence in the U.S.: Critical Legal, Behavioral, and Operational Considerations for Employers

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M&A in the Middle East and North Africa: Key Issues for Employers

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New Developments in European Labour and Employment Law – What Employers Need to Know

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A Year in Review: Key U.S. Employment Law Developments in 2012 and What to Expect in 2013

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Employers Beware: Major Changes in Mexican labor and Employment Law

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Global Workforce Mobility: What Employers Need to Know

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Hot Topics in Canadian Employment Law: A Coast-to-Coast Review

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Hot Topics in U.S. Labor and Employment Law for the Hospitality Industry

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Can Employers Demand to See Employees' and Applicants' Facebook Pages?

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Harassment and Discrimination Issues in Latin America

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Social Media and Privacy: Challenges Facing European Employers

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Hot Topics in U.S. Wage and Hour Law

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Social Media and Disciplining Employees: What Employers Need to Know

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Hiring and Firing Workers in Asia and the Pacific

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A Year in Review: Key U.S. Labor and Employment Law Developments in 2011 and What to Expect in 2012

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Latest Developments in Human Rights in Canada: A Coast-to-Coast Overview

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Making Your ELA Membership Work Harder for You

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Hiring and Firing Workers in Benelux

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Mergers and Acquisitions in Latin America: What Every Employer Needs to Know

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The U.S. Federal Government’s Attempt to Strengthen the Power of Unions – and Why You Should Care

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Hiring Workers in South Africa

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Class Action Waivers and Enforceable Arbitration Agreements after the Supreme Court's 2011 Decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion

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Hiring Workers in Eastern Europe and the CIS Countries

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Hiring Workers in East Africa

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Outsourcing in Europe: What Employers Need to Know

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Multi-National Companies Doing Business Abroad – Avoiding Common Business Immigration Pitfalls

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A Year in Review: Key U.S. Labor Law Developments in 2010 and What to Expect in 2011

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A Year in Review: Key U.S. Employment Law Developments in 2010 and What to Expect in 2011

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Union Establishment and Labor Unrest: What Every Employer Doing Business in China Needs to Know - Asia Session

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Union Establishment and Labor Unrest: What Every Employer Doing Business in China Needs to Know - North America Session

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Transfer of Data and Personal Information Across Borders in the EU

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Labor and Employment Law Issues Triggered by Mergers and Acquisitions in the U.S.

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Cultural Considerations for Conducting Business in a Global Economy - Sessions 1 and 2

Cultural Considerations for Conducting Business in a Global Economy - Sessions 1 and 2

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Your Top Talent Walks Out the Door: Now What?

How to Stop Your Competitors from Raiding Your Workforce and Engaging in Unfair Competition in the U.S. and Canada

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MySpace is Not Your Space: What Employers Need to Know about Employee Social Networking

With the advent of more and more social networking tools, it is becoming increasingly easier - and often more common - for employees to connect outside of work to talk about work.

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Opening a Business and Hiring Workers in Latin America

Latin and South American countries are becoming increasingly attractive to multi-national companies seeking to open offices on a global basis.

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An OFCCP Audit -- Coming to a "Theatre" Near You....

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) within the U.S. Department of Labor is responsible for enforcing the nondiscrimination and affirmative action obligations applicable to federal contractors and subcontractors. Failure to fully comply with these rules puts your government contracts in jeopardy. OFCCP recently received a large increase in funding and personnel, which it intends to devote primarily to enhanced enforcement. Regardless of whether your business is publicly or privately owned, for-profit or non-profit, based in the U.S. or overseas, you need to understand how these new developments will affect your organization.

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Hiring, Documenting, and Terminating H-1B Workers in a Climate of Increased Government Scrutiny

What In-House Counsel and H.R. Professionals Need to Know

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Caution Advised: Federal and State Laws Regulating Pre-Employment Screening and Safe Hiring

Failure to exercise diligence when hiring new employees can result in workplace violence, fraud, embezzlement and the legal and financial nightmare that can come from hiring someone with a false credential or who is not qualified. To avoid bad hiring decisions, employers increasingly turn to pre-employment background screening as a risk management tool.

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Conducting Employee Background Checks in the EU: Is it Legal? Is it Advisable?

While employers in the United States have been conducting background checks on prospective employees for years, it still is a relatively new concept for companies in the EU. American companies have been doing this to uncover resume fraud, screen out potentially dangerous employees, and ascertain whether there has been a past history of criminal or other dangerous behavior.

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Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation in the United States

This webinar is a follow-up to the October 2009 webinar on conducting employee investigations, but will be devoted exclusively to addressing the special and unique issues that arise when investigating employee misconduct in the United States

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Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation - A Global Perspective

Conducting internal investigations of employee conduct has been common practice in the U.S. for years, and is only recently becoming a world-wide phenomenon. When grappling with a claim of harassment, discrimination, theft, retaliation, or workplace violence, a multi-national company needs to ensure that its investigation is handled consistently from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and is thorough and professional; otherwise, it faces a real prospect of expensive litigation and significant liability.

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Doing Business in the Muslim World - Europe

Practical Issues for Employers and Employees

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Doing Business in the Muslim World - North/South America

Practical Issues for Employers and Employees

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Asia and the Pacific - Making Tough Personnel Decisions in a Global Recession:

How to Do Them Right and Minimize Liability

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Africa and Middle East - Making Tough Personnel Decisions in a Global Recession

The global recession has impacted every region in the world. Multi-national companies are being forced to make tough but necessary personnel decisions in all of their operations. One of many challenges is ensuring that layoffs and redundancies are implemented in compliance with local laws, which can vary greatly from country to country and often from region to region within a given jurisdiction.

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Reducing Your Exposure to Pay Discrimination Claims

How Employers Doing Business in the U.S. Should Respond to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

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Europe: Making Tough Personnel Decisions in a Global Recession

The global recession has impacted every region in the world. Multi-national companies are being forced to make tough but necessary personnel decisions in all of their operations. One of many challenges is ensuring that layoffs and redundancies are implemented in compliance with local laws, which can vary greatly from country to country and often from region to region within a given jurisdiction.

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United States: Making Tough Personnel Decisions in a Global Recession

How to Do Them Right and Minimize Liability

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Immigration Issues For Employers

What In-House Counsel and Human Resources Professionals Need to Know

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Immunity Gone! Will Jail Be Next?

What You Need to Know about Doing Business in Iraq in 2009 and Beyond

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Changes to the ADA and FMLA

What In-house Counsel and Human Rresources Professionals Need to Know

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Anticipating the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)

Enactment of the Employee Free Choice Act ("EFCA"), which will result in a new paradigm for union organizing and collective bargaining, is certain to be at the top of the legislative agenda for President-Elect Obama. The information presented during both webinars reviewed how the new paradigm will work, how unions may approach negotiations for that all-important first contract, and why interest arbitration for a first contract will make the practical and legal landscape unrecognizable.

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