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Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

If your business has employees only in the United States, then the answer is probably no. But if you are a multi-national employer, then perhaps it should be.

Managing the Modern Workplace

January 9, 2020
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The heritage of indigenous people in Guatemala, the right of Nigerian women to avoid being the subject of human trafficking, the working conditions of employees in northern Brazil. Besides a general…

Managing the Modern Workplace

December 3, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Recent events show that all it takes is one tweet from even a midlevel manager of a company to create an international incident.

Managing the Modern Workplace

November 14, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

“I have gone to jail for what I have said.” That’s what I was recently told by a lawyer from another country when he received a call from a reporter asking him to comment on a recent decision from…

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 3, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

We are all concerned when we send an employee to a location where we know that the work circumstances and living conditions may not be the safest. However, we should also be concerned about those…

Managing the Modern Workplace

June 4, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

A major challenge for corporate executives today is the rising tide of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing.

Managing the Modern Workplace

December 18, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The United Nations Working Group on the issue of human rights issued guidance last week on international corporation due diligence.

Managing the Modern Workplace

October 25, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

“I have gone to jail for what I have said.” That’s what I was recently told by a lawyer from another country when he received a call from a reporter asking him to comment on a recent decision from…

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 3, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The worlds of shareholder activism and international human rights have converged to unleash a campaign against Monster Beverage Corporation.

Managing the Modern Workplace

June 28, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Sergei Magnitsky was a Russian accountant who had the audacity to claim that large-scale theft from the Russian government was carried out by Russian officials. Shortly after making these allegations…

Managing the Modern Workplace

February 15, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

We have written previously about the UK’s Modern Slavery Act (the “MSA”) and, in particular, how it applies to multinational businesses. But many companies, including those headquartered in the U.S…

Managing the Modern Workplace

January 9, 2018
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Australia is set to be the next country to enact legislation to address modern slavery, after the recent publication of a Consultation Paper by the Australian Government (available to read in full…

Managing the Modern Workplace

November 28, 2017