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This week, Worldwide ERC® welcomed the 117th U.S. Congress and encouraged U.S. Representatives and Senators to turn to our members for public policy solutions related to workforce mobility.
A new report highlights the environmental, social, and governance priorities of global business leaders.
On 31 December 2020 President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation effectively extending the administration’s visa entry bans until 31 March 2021.
The U.K. Parliament voted in favor of a trade agreement between the U.K. and EU allowing for it to take effect on 1 January 2021.
As vaccines begin their initial distribution, employers will need to stay abreast of policies around vaccinating employees.
Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility and its trustees met this year to choose the next recipient of the H. Cris Collie Leadership Award, Pandra Richie.
Worldwide ERC® President and CEO Lynn Shotwell reflects on the past year while looking forward to 2021.
Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are more than just buzzwords, they’re valuable and tangible action items that work together to allow people to be their whole selves.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed this week that the prospect of a no-deal Brexit is very likely.
A federal judge has directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume the acceptance and adjudication of petitions for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
New research investigates the treatment of foreign skilled workers around the world across various jurisdictions, shedding light on which locations make it easier or more difficult to navigate rules for an international workforce.
According to new research, employees are looking for improvement in such areas as mental health support, company culture preservation, and productivity.
On 1 December, a U.S. District Court set aside two interim final rules (IFRs) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) that would make hiring foreign national workers more difficult.
After an unprecedented year that challenged the traditional ways of working, HR leaders are focused on five key areas that will contribute to business and employee growth.
On 30 November, Worldwide ERC® filed a comment on a proposed USCIS wage-based lottery process that would negatively impact the workforce mobility industry.
Cartus Global Mobility leaders share the latest core/flex technology and the shift toward a flexible policy framework. Learn more about this growing trend in relocation and how harnessing data can empower companies to adapt effectively to global shifts now and in the future.
In case you missed it, last week concluded the 2020 Global Workforce Symposium.
In case you missed it, there’s still much to discuss and learn across all sectors of the industry, with the Symposium giving industry leaders the chance to gather and point to where work is going.
Worldwide ERC® sent letters to Congressional leaders renewing our ask for workforce mobility relief in the next economic stimulus package.
In case you missed it, yesterday’s program consisted of the Mentors and Masters program where leaders in the real estate industry discussed pressing topics.
In case you missed it, the final week of the Global Workforce Symposium kicked off with a day filled with innovation in the mobility sphere.
On 4 November, The Internal Revenue Service along with state tax agencies and the tax industry issued a warning of a new text scam that tricks people into disclosing bank account information under the guise of receiving the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment.
Two recent fast-track regulations published in early October by the U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Homeland Security (DHS) increase the difficulty and cost of qualifying for the H-1B visa program. While legal challenges have been launched, it is clear that H-1B employers are facing important changes in this critical program.
In case you missed it, workforce mobility industry peers from the APAC region and beyond connected yesterday through the symposium’s first-ever all-virtual summit to discuss pressing topics, share insights, and foster connection.
In case you missed it, workforce mobility industry peers from the LATAM region and beyond connected yesterday through the symposium’s first-ever all-virtual summit to discuss pressing topics, share insights, and foster connection.
2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Mobility magazine, and to commemorate four decades of informative and engaging content across all sectors of workforce mobility, we've redesigned our magazine and upgraded our content with new features.
New rules released by the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that restrict the ability for U.S. employers to hire foreign skilled talent are being challenged by Worldwide ERC® and other stakeholders.
In case you missed it, workforce mobility industry peers from the EMEA region and beyond connected yesterday through the symposium’s first-ever all-virtual summit to discuss pressing topics, share insights, and foster connection.
Covering public policy topics across, real estate, tax, immigration, global developments, compliance, and yes, even the U.S. election, the forums provided a space for industry and public policy leaders to discuss top issues affecting workforce mobility this year and beyond.
The Global Workforce Symposium, workforce mobility’s premiere event that brings together all sectors of mobility for networking, education, and more launched last week in its first-ever all-virtual format.
The new and unprecedented shift in working habits from established offices to a remote workforce has become the impetus of change in employer reimbursement policy to include reimbursement of expenses remote workers are incurring in connection to the fulfillment of their job duties.
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking on 2 November that would prioritize the selection of H-1B registrations based on the highest prevailing wage level instead of the current lottery selection process.
As organizations plan for remobilization, additional surges of COVID-19 cases are likely to interfere with company goals and mobility-related activities. How can stakeholders prepare for whatever comes next? Building on lessons already learned will provide greater dexterity and the flexibility that will be needed when facing the unexpected.
In case you missed it, starting off the second day of GWS was Worldwide ERC® Board of Directors Chairman Ed Hannibal, GMS, who praised the organizations and leaders who have continued to successfully meet the challenges of workforce mobility.
In case you missed it, President and CEO of Worldwide ERC® Lynn Shotwell gave opening remarks reflecting on the past year while looking forward to where work is going, kicking off the first day of the first-ever virtual Global Workforce Symposium.
Much has been learned this year about personal development, from the need for stronger mental health support to skill building that keeps employees growing and developing even in uncertain times.
At this year’s all-virtual, month-long Global Workforce Symposium (GWS), our five public policy forums will discuss pressing issues across global, immigration, tax, real estate and mortgage, and regulatory and compliance mobility topics.
Not only is representation and equitable access to opportunity an imperative for society and individuals, it’s now of paramount importance to employers and employees, including those in the workforce mobility industry.
Embracing new challenges that will come from the next normal will require even more innovation and strategic thinking, but mobility has never been more ready.
With the Brexit transition period ending on 31 December 2020, the U.K.’s new immigration system will be applicable to all new entrants to the U.K. from 01 January 2021.
At this year’s all-virtual, month-long Global Workforce Symposium, a panel of public policy experts and policymakers will discuss the U.S. elections and their impact on the workforce mobility industry.
This year’s Global Workforce Symposium features an APAC content track to explore how the region’s varying economies, business operations, and workers have adapted to unprecedented times.
The United Stated Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a fee increase for premium processing services that went into effect this week on 19 October.
This year’s Global Workforce Symposium features a LATAM content track to explore how the region’s varying economies, business operations, and workers have adapted to unprecedented times.
The United Kingdom is now bracing for a hard Brexit after a 15 October deadline was missed as the U.K. government and the European Union (EU) continue to negotiate through trade issues.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a global impact. While we settle into the new “normal” of working from anywhere, new questions related to domestic taxation are uncovered.
COVID-19 has brought existing protectionist ideologies in the immigration context into sharper focus, with administrations using a range of methods to restrict entry to contain the spread of COVID-19. This piece discusses the most prevalent global immigration trends amidst the pandemic and related projections for the next 18-24 months.
On Wednesday, 30 September the Treasury issued TD 9925 which contains final guidance under section 274 of the Internal Revenue Code regarding amendments made to the deductibility of meals and entertainment costs with passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at the end of 2017.
This year’s Global Workforce Symposium features an EMEA content track to explore how the region’s varying economies, business operations, and workers have adapted to unprecedented times
What has the workforce relocation industry learned this year about the employee experience, and what else is there to discover?
Many domestic and international assignments have likely been put on hold. Despite these difficult circumstances, it’s important to understand that domestic relocation happens in other countries outside the U.S. and in major markets, and features trends and issues unique to this relocation approach.
Through an unprecedented year, real estate has adapted and demonstrated its resilience as it continues to move workers across the United States.
Learn about this year’s Global Workforce Symposium, now a month-long event with an all new virtual format.
Controlling mobility costs is a two-fold exercise: establishing a program’s true monetary spend combined with managing the ‘human resources’ associated with the move. Monetary spend can only be determined by examining both the measurable and “soft” costs of mobility – but potential cost savings should always be weighed against employee experience and company goals before implementing change.
Newly released rules from the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security aim to make changes to the H-1B program that will make hiring these foreign national workers more difficult for companies.
Research shows that executives and employees around the world see the future of work as ripe for innovation. Additionally, workplace safety planning and flexible ways of working that include remote work remain top of mind.
Global Mobility Association Brings on Four New Talents; Newest Foundation Trustees Also Announced
Worldwide ERC®’s filed an amicus brief in September that was considered in a recent preliminary injunction against Trump’s work visa ban.
Global research shows that executives are prioritizing their mental health, as well as determining business changes they want to make.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives swiftly passed a continuing resolution by 359-57 and this week the Senate passed the bill by 84-10. The President has now signed the bill into law to avoid a government shutdown.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has conducted a review of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)’s “geographic targeting order” (GTO), a mechanism used to collect information on certain U.S. real estate transactions in an effort to identify potential money laundering.
As traditional work environments morph into a “work-from-anywhere” environment, governments have implemented concessions to operationalize this new environment. Confusion reigns. This piece discusses how this precarious situation evolved over the last six months and what can be expected in the year ahead.
The last six months have presented new challenges, but the real estate industry has performed surprisingly well and certainly better than anyone could have probably predicted.
To help bridge the gap in skill development confidence between employers and employees, leaders must cultivate a holistic learning culture.
Since its initial outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a catastrophic event for everyone around the world. As the virus remains, so too do changes in various approaches to countries’ borders.
As many workers remain remote, focusing on safety planning while investing in employees’ learning and mental health will ensure that employees can navigate the next normal.
In today’s competitive environment, companies need to ensure their policies reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Find out important areas to consider and steps you can take to promote inclusivity in your policies in this informative article.
What is digital transformation, where is it occurring, and where does mobility fit in? Whether due to a pandemic or for meeting strategic needs, mobility will be there to help facilitate digital transformation.
As the U.K. deals with an economic recession due to the COVID-19 pandemic, negotiations continue with the European Union over trade as Brexit’s final deadline approaches.
Countries are leading the way in returning business travel to a state of normal, with governments and employers around the world continuing to find ways to get people back to work, and back to traveling.
2020 has been a year like no other. There have been and will continue to be unforeseen advances and setbacks within the business community. But with one business quarter left before we can ring in a new year, there are still some important considerations in the realm of corporate immigration to be aware of before we can say goodbye to the year that was 2020.
News reports announced this week that the U.S. federal government will remove limitations on where international flights can land in the U.S. as well as plans to eliminate enhanced medical screenings of international passengers arriving to the U.S.
As negotiations ensue over avoiding a U.S. government shutdown, a new version of a previous economic stimulus bill failed to pass in the Senate.
With everyone constantly connected to their computers, fatigue can begin to set in. Employers must consider strategies that prioritize employee mental health while continuing to collaborate in the virtual setting that may not be for everyone.
Research on global workforce re-entry during COVID-19 shows that as organizations adjust to working remotely, they’re able to take the time to slowly and carefully plan their safe return to work.
Worldwide ERC® has filed an amicus brief supporting two lawsuits challenging the administration’s immigration proclamation that suspends certain nonimmigrant workers from entering the United States until the end of the year.
Research exploring global employee sentiment shows how employees are feeling about their future prospects, revealing that U.S. employees are still up for relocation, despite the challenges that may come with it.
Worldwide ERC® aims to keep members informed about major public policy issues affecting not just U.S. workforce mobility, but global workforce mobility. As a non-partisan association, this week we cover the Republican National Convention (RNC), following last week’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).
On 25 August, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the cancelation of its scheduled furlough of over 13,000 employees.
Many homeowners are considering refinancing their mortgages, as low mortgage rates continue. However, the economic uncertainty due COVID-19 led Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to introduce a new adverse market fee on refinanced mortgages, which will now be implemented 1 December rather than the originally planned 1 September.
With many managers accustomed to face-to-face collaboration and leadership, virtual management has proven to be a challenge. Business guides outline the skills needed to be an effective virtual manager.
The events of 2020 are challenging us to learn new skills while honing and adapting the more familiar ones. Talent mobility professionals are well equipped to make good use of recently acquired and proven aptitudes to lead the workforce through the current challenges and onto future opportunities.
Worldwide ERC® aims to keep members informed about major public policy issues affecting not just U.S. workforce mobility, but global workforce mobility. As a non-partisan association, we’ll provide coverage of this year’s Democratic and Republican National Conventions as we look ahead to the U.S. elections and consider workforce mobility. Up first, the Democratic National Convention (DNC).
The U.K.’s Office for National Statistics announced on 12 August that its economy is facing its deepest recession since records began.
As research shows that Canadian workers have embraced remote work, employers will need proper planning to ensure that they’re prepared for the future.
The U.S. Department of State released guidance detailing the exemption criteria under President Trumps’ proclamation that suspends certain nonimmigrant workers from entering the United States.
As research shows an increase in negative company culture, businesses can and must harness the power of belonging.
President Trump released 3 memorandums and one Executive Order aimed at providing financial relief to U.S. workers and their families.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a final rule which will implement new and increased fees for nonimmigrant visas including the H-1B, L-1, O, E and TN used for workforce mobility to the United States.
Research shows that the increase in remote work options as well as concerns related to COVID-19 has American workers considering relocation.
This week, Worldwide ERC® signed onto a letter led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calling on Congress to provide employer liability protections against Coronavirus-related lawsuits.
This week, Republicans in the U.S. Senate released their proposal for another COVID-19 relief package titled the Heath, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act, which includes extended PPP loans and employer liability protection.
The European Union’s 27 member states reached an agreement to put forth a €750 billion coronavirus pandemic recovery fund.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have recently taken steps to transition out of government conservatorship and have extended several loan origination flexibilities.
The U.S. Department of State announced that U.S. embassies and consulates will begin a phased resumption of routine visa services.
The scheduled furlough of over 13,000 employees of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) was delayed until 31 August
Worldwide ERC® sent a letter of support to Senator John Thune of South Dakota to reiterate our longstanding need of this legislation and the benefits it provides to workforce mobility.
The U.K. government published additional details on its upcoming points-based immigration system.
Efforts to curb real estate wire fraud were adopted into the House Committee on Appropriations bills last week.
Worldwide ERC®, American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) and International Association of Movers (IAM) sent a letter to Congress on behalf of the household goods moving industry and the workforce mobility industry requesting reinstatement of the moving tax expense deduction and exclusion.
Unintended tax implications could arise for employers with employees working remotely in different states.
Cartus and Realogy leaders share how their company has reimagined—and will continue to reimagine—their strategies for leading in a virtual environment, creating workspace agility, and leaning into the vulnerability required to help people and companies succeed in today’s “new normal.”
Europe’s top court struck down the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield that workforce mobility companies use to protect the transfer of personal data of transferees between the EU and U.S.
President Trump’s 22 June immigration proclamation is experiencing legal pushback.
On 12 July, incumbent president of Poland Andrzej Duda won reelection after a tight runoff.
Australia, Thailand, Singapore and New Zealand are devising new safe travel protocols to facilitate economic recovery and prosperity.
New research points to the need for invested resources for domestic talent alongside government efforts to attract skilled talent from abroad.
Worldwide ERC®’s Government Affairs sent letters to Congress advocating for additional workforce mobility relief in the next economic stimulus package.
China’s new security measure over Hong Kong was signed into law, triggering responses from the U.K. and Australia that impact mobility.
Worldwide ERC® adds its voice to the Safely Back to Work Initiative with the release of its Workforce Mobility Safety Framework.
The United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) is set to furlough as many as 13,400 of its 20,000 employees as soon as 3 August.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling that the President has the authority at will to remove the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
New research from India shows what HR professionals and executive management are focused on in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A bill that extends the timeframe for small businesses to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program passed the House and Senate last week to then be signed into law by President Trump on 4 July.
President and CEO Lynn Shotwell and Charles L. White, President, International Association of Movers, wrote to the director of TRANSCOM to request seasonal H-2B workers who aid in critical military moves be permitted to enter the country in the aftermath of the 22 June U.S. immigration proclamation.
New research of 989 CFOs around the world shed light on how their businesses have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and begun preparing for the future.
The White House released an amendment to the President Trump’s 22 June immigration proclamation and Customs Border Protection provides guidance to ports on Canadian exemptions from the proclamation.
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which was ratified in March of this year with the final sign off by the Canadian government, will officially go into effect on 1 July.
As the Coronavirus pandemic shifts in different parts of the world, countries continue to weigh their options for reopening their borders.
The IRS issued a notice guiding employers using employee leave to make cash donations to charitable organizations working to help victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A bill that would expand upon the California False Claims Act to protect businesses against fraud moved forward in the state Senate.
New research shows that Learning and Development continues to be a key strategy used by businesses and their leaders as they seek to engage and upskill their workforces in uncertain times.
On 22 June, President Donald Trump released an executive order that extends and expands upon his suspension of new visa entries
Global talent mobility is becoming a key component to global talent strategy, but bridging the gap between mobility and talent management can be difficult. Topia’s next-generation product suite powered by the new Topia One platform seamlessly connects talent mobility to global talent strategy.
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on 18 June holding that the Trump administration’s termination of DACA in 2017 was unlawful.
On 16 June, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a 30-day extension of its relaxed compliance of required physical inspection of I-9 identity and employment authorization documents until 19 July
U.S. Passport operations are beginning a phased reopening of passport processing and services.
New research shows that remote work and a focus on employee health and wellness are among the tools employers are using to resume and maintain operations post-COVID-19
China is taking additional measures to bring Hong Kong under its control in a move that’s prompted a global response and will likely have much larger impacts for workforce mobility.
The Main Street Lending Program, a federal initiative to provide loans to small and medium-sized businesses, is expanding access and easing conditions on loans in the United States’ effort to boost the economy.
California’s A.B. 2660 would allow employers to file a group income tax return for their international business travelers simplifying existing tax obligations.
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, containing provisions supported by Worldwide ERC has been signed into law by the President
This last week has been incredibly difficult to witness and reconcile given the senseless death of George Floyd, the suffering of so many from his loss, what his loss represents and the despair of countless fellow Americans. These events impact our Worldwide ERC® community and provide us an opportunity to lead by example.
The USCIS announced its phased rollout plan to resume premium processing for petitions.
In any election year, it’s important for U.S. expats working abroad to know how to register to vote as well as send and track a ballot
Several governments are developing economic recovery proposals to help economies, businesses and individuals offset the impact of COVID-19 related restrictions.
Rebecca Peters to Lead Global Public Policy Strategy for Worldwide ERC®
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to reopen certain offices on 4 June with added health and safety precautions.
A new proclamation by President Trump restricts entry into the U.S. to non-U.S. residents who have been to Brazil within a 14-day period
The U.S. House passed a bipartisan bill allowing businesses to receive both loan forgiveness and payroll tax deferment, provisions for which Worldwide ERC® continues to advocate for as the bill moves forward to the U.S. Senate.
Whether through a comprehensive mental health program or through activities that boost employee morale, tactics that focus on employees’ mental health can reduce burnout.
Telecommuting arrangements that result in employees working in a state other than their normal place of work create significant uncertainty for employers related to tax compliance.
A California bill introduced in January to limit the deductibility of mortgage interest to taxpayers’ principle residences and impose an overall cap is no longer under consideration this year.
Like many crucial industries, business travel is likely to experience a new normal once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, with an increased focus on compliance, duty of care, health, and safety.
H.R. 6886 proposes to amend the Paycheck Protection Program to allow more flexibility for businesses in how they use and repay their PPP loans.
Letters to President Trump, one from Worldwide ERC® and one signed by 324 employers and trade, industry, and higher education associations and groups urge the administration to renew access to critical nonimmigrant talent.
Perspectives on how the talent mobility industry can be a leading voice in the post COVID-19 recovery efforts.
For companies moving forward with internships, virtual tactics that prioritize connection and communication set interns up for success.
The U.S. federal government has delayed the effective date for when a Real ID will be required as an official form of identification to October 2021.
The EU has postponed until the end of 2022 the travel registration requirement for nationals of countries who are permitted to travel to Schengen countries without a visa.
Leading Talent Management and Global Mobility Trade Association Will Contribute Its Expertise, Helping to Develop Protocols for Safely Moving Global Talent
The Democrats proposal for additional Coronavirus impact relief contains some provisions of interest to Worldwide ERC® members.
As the world slowly begins planning for reopening businesses, governments are examining their travel restrictions. Worldwide ERC® is tracking this closely.
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many companies to make tough financial decisions about their workforces, Preferred Corporate Housing is choosing to take a different approach by reinvesting in company culture.
Businesses contemplating how to return to work will need a thorough plan that takes the health and safety of employees into consideration for a smooth transition.
Even though employee mobility is drastically reduced as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments continue to act—and Worldwide ERC® continues to monitor and advocate on key issues.
For companies willing and able to continue recruitment during the pandemic, virtual solutions to hiring needs ensure the safety of candidates.
Social distancing has led to lay-offs and furloughs, but when business begins to return to normal, employers will once again compete for skilled talent. Focusing on employee wellbeing now can help.
The Worldwide ERC® Foundation issues a call for 2020 nominations for its prestigious H. Cris Collie Leadership Award
IRS has issued a notice indicating that expenses paid from forgiven PPP loans will not be deductible.
Worldwide ERC®’s President & CEO shares some reflections on the new ways in which we’re now working and connecting with one another around the globe.
The U.S. federal government is still moving employees, albeit at a reduced pace. GSA announced a temporary increase in payments to CHAMP movers and risk mitigation guidelines for the move process.
Employee engagement is a crucial element to overall business success. Keeping employees engaged during the COVID-19 pandemic requires leadership strategy to communicate and provide clarity.
Congress has allocated an additional $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program in line with the request by Worldwide ERC® for more funds for the program.
President Trump followed through on his announcement that he would suspend immigration to the U.S. The 60-day suspension begins tonight at midnight (eastern).
Building an employee wellness program that fits the needs of the online remote worker is a key strategy to ensure their overall health and safety.
Worldwide ERC® thanks U.S. Treasury for clarifying the tax implications for workers impacted by COVID-19 related travel restrictions and asks for other governments to follow lead.
Worldwide ERC® is actively monitoring the impact on mobility of President Trump’s intent to temporarily suspend immigration to the U.S.
Worldwide ERC® sent letters to congressional leaders requesting upcoming economic stimulus packages include three provisions related to the Paycheck Protection Program to help Worldwide ERC® members address the impact of the coronavirus.
The U.S. Department of Defense has extended its restrictions on the travel of members of the U.S. military from 11 May until 30 June.
The second of a two-part series highlighting the personal stories that students shared in winning essays via a scholarship partnership program between the Worldwide ERC® Foundation and participating regional relocation groups.
The first of a two-part series highlighting the personal stories that earned 13 young students financial support in the Worldwide ERC® Foundation and regional relocation groups’ annual scholarship essay contest.
As companies pivot to online remote work, strategies that leverage technology to meet learning and development needs ensure that employees continue growing.
Learn how remote work has gone global in recent years, and how the distributed workplace is empowering it to a greater extent than ever before.
Intern programs begin the journey for many employees. It is imperative to set the right tone and provide the right support and benefits. Read further for key insights into successful programs.
This piece was prepared prior to the global pandemic situation we are now dealing with. In such a short time, some intern programs have been put on hold or in some cases, gone virtual; however, once the mobility industry bounces back, we feel these tips will still hold relevance
The Internal Revenue Service acted on 10 April 2020 to greatly expand its earlier filing and payment relief.
In light of COVID-19, Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower changed its work permit rules to expand access to critical sectors and incent foreign workers and their employers to comply with strict policies.
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management issued a fact sheet to federal agencies on submitting waivers for payment limits on relocation benefit incentives for employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
USMCA will take effect on 1 June, now that Canada has vote to approve the agreement.
With the continued economic impacts COVID-19 is having on the U.S. economy, the government passed a series of relief packages aimed at helping the American economy, businesses, and individuals.
By declaring a national emergency on 13 March, President Trump triggered provisions of the Internal Revenue code that permit employers to make disaster relief payments tax-free.
Worldwide ERC®’s new President & CEO shares some thoughts about the first week of listening, learning and leading in unprecedented times.
Consider these tips for choosing the best school for your children as you move internationally for an assignment.
The U.S. Congress passed a massive economic relief bill to help with the effects of restrictions imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19. It includes relief Worldwide ERC® requested in letters sent to congressional leaders.
The proposed coronavirus relief package defines the amounts to be given to taxpayers based on their adjusted gross income. This can be complicated for transferees who received moving expense payments.
Learn how to pursue diversity and drive innovation and greater financial performance in your global organization.
Distinguished International Human Resources Executive Tapped to Lead the Global Mobility Trade Association Toward Shaping the Future of Work
The U.S. State Department is advising U.S. citizens against international travel and is only expediting the processing of passports for emergency trips, as Canada, Mexico and U.S. close their common borders to non-essential travel.
When executive leaders and managers champion the learning and development of their organization, employees of all ages and skillsets are supported in their professional growth.
U.S. federal tax authorities extended tax filing deadlines to align with their previous extension of tax payment deadlines. State governments may or may not follow suit.
Mobility remains imperative to employers and today’s talent, even as the immigration landscape changes
Worldwide ERC® has sent letters to congressional leaders requesting the inclusion in the latest economic stimulus package of four provisions to help Worldwide ERC® members address the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
A new law was passed today mandating paid sick and family leave in response to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Benchmark your entire program with real data, filtered to your needs, using our first-of-its-kind, cloud based, interactive benchmarking platform.
Worldwide ERC®’s framework for safe and successful workforce mobility now and post-COVID-19 will help you plan.
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