International Employment Law

The Rose Group’s Principal Ken Rose is one of the few U.S. employment lawyers with extensive experience assisting multinational corporate clients with employment law issues concerning their operations in foreign countries. The Rose Group also offers advice and representation for foreign employers doing business in the United States.

We assist multinationals with their employment-related legal matters abroad, including with respect to:

  • Multi-jurisdictional employment law compliance issues
  • Expatriate employment contracts and inter-company secondment arrangements
  • Hiring and terminating employees and independent contractors
  • Union collective agreements and legal obligation to consult employee representatives (such as works’ councils)
  • Global employment policies and Codes of Conduct
  • Data privacy
  • Non-competition covenants
  • Agreements to protect the employers’ proprietary/confidential information and ownership of inventions
  • Employment issues arising from mergers and acquisitions

The Rose Group maintains an informal network of leading employment law specialists around the globe with whom we can coordinate services to meet clients’ needs for representation and counsel abroad.

Ken Rose’s international employment law experience includes:

  • Advising on employment terminations in more than 20+ countries
  • Preparation of agreements for executives covering non-compete/confidentiality/ownership of employee inventions in each of 20+ nations
  • Advising on employment laws aspects of plant closings/sales in Canada, France, Italy, Belgium and Japan
  • Advising on incentive compensation plans in France, Spain, Germany and UK
  • Advising on transitional employment benefits under NAFTA available to displaced workers where manufacturing jobs are moved to Mexico
  • Preparation of Global corporate data privacy policies and Codes of Conduct
  • Preparation of independent contractor agreements where services are to be provided in France, UK, Canada, Singapore, Switzerland, and Germany