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International Labor & Employment Law

International Labor & Employment Law


This new resource toolkit addresses a growing market need – access to updates and practical guidance on international employment law rules and requirements. The new International Labor & Employment Law suite provides a powerful collection of practical content and tools to help practitioners stay up to date and understand and manage workplace law matters around the world. 

Designed for U.S. multinational corporations and the law firms that advise them, this special value package of six helpful resources alerts users to critical new developments, guides them with expert practical commentary, and saves valuable time with easy-to-use practice tools.  All conveniently located and accessible on the award-winning Cheetah online platform, users will benefit from insights on the rules and requirements for workers and operations overseas, as well as for foreign nationals working in the U.S.


•    Global L&E and HR Expert Insights – Daily updates and commentary from 85 countries
•    International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook – Comparative analysis for 26 countries 
•    Immigration Law in the Workplace – Practical guidance on immigration issues for businesses                  
•    VISA Requirements and Payroll Withholding Jurisdictional Compare – Smart Chart 
•    Navigating the Foreign Worker Visa Application Process – SmartTask
•    Defending a DOL or ICE Worker Visa Audit – SmartTask    

These components work together to help labor and employment law and HR practitioners and advisors stay on top of evolving issues around the globe and understand essential legal requirements and compliance matters.  Every U.S.-based multinational business and all law firms advising them on employment law matters will benefit from this new powerful collection of practical tools and guidance.

This valuable new toolkit – with all of its components described below – is conveniently delivered on the Cheetah LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW and HUMAN RESOURCES dashboards.
Global L&E and HR Expert Insights:  Delivered via email and Wolters Kluwer’s award-winning Cheetah™ platform, this new current awareness and analysis service provides a daily feed of 35-40 expert-authored articles on employment law and human resources issues and developments from 85 countries.  Written by practicing attorneys from leading law firms around the world, Global L&E and HR Expert Insights highlights practical commentary and analysis on new developments, trends and best practices covering a wide range of essential employment law and human resources topics.  This exciting new service meets the growing need for multi-jurisdictional content to ensure compliance with widely diverse workplace related laws and regulations across different countries.

International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook:   As more and more companies invest overseas, the need for readily available, accurate, and detailed knowledge of labor and employment laws in multiple jurisdictions becomes essential for employers and their counsel.  This one-of-a-kind online publication provides exactly such a tool.  International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook is the pre-eminent, indispensable source of information on labor and employment laws worldwide. Each country chapter, written by a distinguished legal practitioner in that country, is based on a standard outline that allows users to compare the legal landscape and analyze solutions to employment problems in each jurisdiction. Includes coverage of 27 essentials topics across 26 countries.

Immigration Law in the Workplace:  The leading treatise for American companies, their managers, immigration compliance staff, and legal professionals. It covers everything businesses deal with in regard to foreign workers and walks users through all the current steps to eliminate or reduce a company’s exposure to federal investigation, federal prosecution, white collar criminal liability, and penalties. It covers key topics such as:

•    ICE I-9 Audits, and how to prepare for them
•    Immigration applications and petitions for your foreign employees, including H-1Bs, L-1s, TNs
•    How to fill out the two-page Form 1-9
•    Changes in the Handbook for Employers
•    I-9 guidance in cases where the employee has used another name in situations other than a legal name change
•    New I-9 legal name change policy
•    Starting an Immigration Compliance program, and more!
VISA Requirements and Payroll Withholding Jurisdictional Compare Smart Chart:   There are more than 40 different types of U.S. visas – each with unique rules, requirements, deadlines, and forms. Keeping up to date and understanding all the rules and requirements presents a tremendous burden and challenge for corporate human resources, in-house counsel, payroll, and employment law professionals. And with immigration, foreign worker and enforcement issues so frequently covered in the media in recent months, it is increasingly important for employers to properly comply with all the myriad rules that apply to different kinds of visas and foreign workers.  Based on direct questions and feedback from customers who find it difficult to find the information they need on payroll and employment eligibility and limitation issues for workers who are on U.S. visas, this time-saving tool is the first comparison solution of its kind that provides up-to-date state and federal rules for every kind of U.S. visa. It provides professionals with a unique solution to directly address these pain points and streamline the process around this highly complicated area, allowing users to compare rules and requirements for 44 different types of U.S. visas and easily find information that often requires hours of research from multiple sources.  
Defending a DOL or ICE Worker Visa Audit:  This SmartTask is designed to guide the user in defending a foreign worker visa audit. Though there are dozens of worker visa classifications, only four visa types can be audited by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The types of worker visas that the DOL audits include the Permanent Labor Certification Program (PERM) visas, H-1B, H-2B, and H-2A visas. This SmartTask guides the user through the steps to take when defending the different types of audits. It also discusses the issues likely to emerge during each audit and best practices in maintaining supporting documentation. Further, this SmartTask explains what to do in the event of an I-9 form audit from either the DOL or an office of the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Navigating the Foreign Worker Visa Application Process:  This SmartTask is designed to assist both in-house and outside counsel in evaluating criteria when a U.S. company seeks to have a foreign employee or a foreign new hire work in the U.S. It may also be used when a foreign national has particular qualifications, skills or wealth and seeks to immigrate to the U.S.

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Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
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