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?
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.
Global Immigration Update
Saudi Arabia freezes foreign-worker contracts; Israel cracks down on unauthorized foreign workers; Russia introduces immigration restrictions.
What East African NGOs Teach Us About Organizational Development
When East African NGO workers were compared with workers at other global, nonprofit organizations, the NGO workers had significantly higher scores in: teamwork, leadership, prudence, perseverance, self-regulation, hope and spirituality.
Doctor’s Notes Requirements for Ill Employees Debated in Canada
The president of the Ontario Medical Association advised employers in Ontario to stop asking for mandatory doctor’s notes from sick workers, as the flu season is now at its peak.
Dirty Business: New Delhi Smog Affects Workers' Health
Beijing’s notoriously poor air quality has a grimy rival as spikes in New Delhi’s pollution levels have gotten the attention of the world press.
SHRM Identifies Global HR Trends for 2014
Globalization, demographic changes, heightened regulatory compliance and emerging technologies are all key developments set to transform the practice of global HR in 2014.