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Managing Human Resource and Personnel Matters in the U.S.

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 | Author: Annmarie Simeone

Doing business in the U.S.? Thinking about entering the U.S. market?  If so, it’s essential that your company considers and properly manages human resource and personnel matters as you enter or continue to conduct business in the U.S. market. Compliance with U.S. personnel-related laws and the development of sound policies should be an essential part of any business plan. One way in which a company can address and consolidate its policies on personnel matters and integrate their compliance into their U.S. operations is through the use of an employee handbook. “New Year Housekeeping: Your Employee Handbook,” an article I co-authored with my colleagues Pat Collins and Keith McDonald, discusses the many considerations you should keep in mind when updating or preparing your employee handbook. Being familiar with U.S. labor and employment matters will materially enhance your company’s ability to manage its U.S. workforce, and to the extent that you are considering acquiring an existing U.S. business, that familiarity will help you evaluate the potential acquisition. Check out our article.