Employment Practice: Paul Hastings

Law360, New York (December 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- As an uncertain economy drives more global companies to downsize, lawyers are trying to make sure that a company not only reduces its work force in a nondiscriminatory manner, but complies with a host of international employment laws, according to Nancy L. Abell, chair of the employment law department at Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP.

Many company layoffs involve a combination of U.S. and international components. Abell said when a European entity is downsizing, it needs to think carefully about how that process may play...
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