The Global Workforce: Strategies and Concepts for Managing Compliance, Performance, and Growth

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn the trends that impact employment processes, benefits, compensation, taxation, data privacy, severance and other issues related to building a global workforce.

Companies are increasing their global presence while international laws are becoming more complex. Understanding evolving laws and trends, ensuring compliance with international and U.S. laws, and creating proactive measures for optimal performance is pertinent. This session highlights specific issues related to non-compete clauses, new hire procedures, separations, management strategy for a global workforce, special tax considerations, and employee benefits management concerns. 

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 7:00am to 8:15am

William David Wright

William David

William D. Wight is a partner in the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. offices and is the chair of the firm's International Employment Practice Group.  He counsels employers on various global employment, compensation and benefit issues related to employees abroad, as well as foreign nationals working in the U.S. and the employment of the U.S. permanent residents and citizens abroad.  Bill has worked with compliance issues related to hiring, retention and separation of employees in a multitude of jurisdictions.  His experience with global employment issues has helped him assist our clients with international operations on all sevel continents including Antarctica.  Bill has assisted clients with the implementation of strategic planning and policy development with respect to global HR practices and policies.  He has also assisted clients with the management of litigation and employment controversy matters in numerous international jurisdictions.  Bill has also counseled clients based outside the United States with the special considerations that are required when complying with U.S. employment and employee benefit rules and regulations. Bill is regularly involved with resolving questions related to privacy and data protection issues.  

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Critical Evaluation
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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