Littler Mendelson Global Employer Institute

Topics will include:

  • Practical guidance on measures employers can take to best deal with continuing economic challenges — including alternatives to workforce reductions — to better position themselves to recover from the global economic downturn.
  • A “state-of-the-world” presentation that analyzes the economic swings of the past year and looks ahead to new trends, areas of growth and the global climate for employers.
  • An update on the most recent developments in international employment law, including workplace discrimination, restrictive covenants and non-competition agreements, flexible work laws and privacy issues.
  • Corporate global labor strategies to deal with various challenges, including an ambitious union agenda that supports organizing efforts across borders through coordinated campaigns, international framework agreements and the use of NGOs.
  • Understanding the economy’s effect on pension plans around the world, as well as options/incentive plans and other benefits programs.
  • ”Green economy” jobs: global trends and the workplace impact.
  • The enhanced focus on corporate responsibility, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Sarbanes-Oxley, and the global impact of such requirements.
  • A special focus session on workplace and employment law issues in Asia.
  • Managing a global workforce in light of recent issues in immigration policies and efforts to limit unfair competition.

For the complete conference agenda, click here.

Dinner and
Special Event at the
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For more information, please contact Peter Susser, Littler Shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s International Employment and Labor Law Practice Group at 202.842.3400.