Swiss Voters Reject CEO Pay Cap
Swiss voters rejected a proposal to limit monthly executive pay to the equivalent of the annual earnings of a company’s lowest-paid employee.
Employment Law Update: U.K.
Clawback clauses; garden leave; disability discrimination; resignations; more.
Global Telecommuting Raises Issues
Technologies that facilitate cross-border telecommuting are powerful tools for retaining talented employees who need to work from a home in a foreign country without checking into a brick-and-mortar office.
Millennials Worldwide Need Help Planning for Retirement
The majority of workers between the ages of 20 and 29 (59 percent) in 12 North American, European and Asian countries expect to be financially worse off in retirement than their parents’ generation, according to new research.
Venezuelan Workers Set to Receive Highest Pay Raises in the World
Companies in Venezuela are predicting 26 percent pay hikes in 2014, according to a recent salary-trends survey. However, with the country’s 38 percent inflation rate, Venezuelan workers are actually facing a spending-power reduction of 12 percent.
Global HR Service-Delivery Processes, Technologies in Flux
Savvy companies are investing in advances in HR service delivery as well as seizing opportunities to deploy sophisticated new technologies that can make the HR function more effective and efficient, according to a recently published survey report.
Global Employee Handbooks Must Balance Compliance with Culture
For U.S. multinational companies, creating personnel policies that comply with U.S. federal and state law and the laws of international jurisdictions is a major challenge.