4 Tips For Drafting Airtight Expatriate Worker Deals

By Erin Coe (December 13, 2013, 10:25 PM EST) -- As more companies send workers abroad for temporary assignments, they are increasingly using expatriate agreements that dictate what workplace rules apply during an employee's time overseas. But companies need to make sure they properly tailor each contract to the foreign destination, or they could risk facing worker claims in multiple jurisdictions, lawyers say.

While large multinational firms in traditional manufacturing sectors have long been drafting expatriate deals, the contracts have become more popular with small companies and startups — particularly tech-focused ones — as they seek to take advantage of global business opportunities and a growing mobile workforce, according to attorneys....

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