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Leslie Bonacum
Neil Allen

CCH Delivers Worldwide Experience, Authoritative  Answers, For Doing Business Around The World

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., July 6, 2000) – U.S. companies that want to "go global" with business expansion are challenged by the need to comply with diverse employment laws in each and every country in which they wish to do business. To help employers and their legal counsel stay on the right side of employment law, whatever side of the world they are on, CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of employment and tax law information, software and services, is introducing CCH Global Employment Law Guide on the Internet. (To order or for more information call 1-888-276-5422, or visit http://

Offering the most comprehensive, reliable legal insight and analysis on international labor and employment law issues today, CCH Global Employment Law Guide combines the practical legal expertise of Baker & McKenzie, the premier global law firm, with CCH’s authoritative reporting and analysis to deliver need-to-know information for doing business around the world.

"Companies wanting to expand internationally must be current with labor and employment issues—first, to identify suitable countries for expansion and then, to maintain a successful business in that country," said Jeff Kessler, CCH Human Resources marketing manager. "CCH Global Employment Law Guide delivers the specialized information and insight companies need to minimize risk as they expand their businesses into more complex and culturally diverse markets."

Worldwide Coverage at Your Fingertips

With information and coverage from the frontlines of Baker & McKenzie offices worldwide, subscribers to CCH Global Employment Law Guide can keep current with international employment law developments through a single source on their desktop. The new Internet service for HR directors, CEOs and legal counsel delivers comprehensive information on the employment and immigration laws of foreign countries, as well as coverage of important tax treaties between countries.

Covering Europe and the Middle East, North America, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region, CCH Global Employment Law Guide includes country-specific coverage on the topics of:

  • Benefits, Pensions and Compensation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Terminations
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Immigration
  • Employee Discrimination
  • Labour Relations
  • Work Councils
  • Employee Transfers

Additionally, CCH Global Employment Law Guide includes coverage of the income tax laws critical to running a business, with income tax treaties for more than 60 countries.

New CCH, Baker & McKenzie Partnership Leverages Expertise, Experience

CCH Global Employment Law Guide is the first service to be offered under CCH’s agreement with Baker & McKenzie to license content from publications of the firm’s Global Labour, Employment, & Employee Benefits Practice Group to expand coverage of global employment issues in CCH print and Internet products and to co-brand new products designed for business and legal professionals.

Baker & McKenzie's Global Labour, Employment, & Employee Benefits Practice Group consists of more than 315 attorneys worldwide who represent multinational corporations in all aspects of employment-related counseling and litigation, employee benefits and compensation and international executive transfer issues.

The agreement leverages Baker & McKenzie’s unparalleled legal expertise and geographic coverage of employment relationships, honed over 50 years of cross-border and domestic legal practice, with CCH’s 87-year history of providing authoritative legal information to business professionals.

Availability and Pricing

For more information or to subscribe to CCH Global Employment Law Guide on the Internet, call 1-888-276-5422, contact your CCH representative at 888-CCH-REPS (888-224-7377) or visit the CCH Human Resources web site at A one-year subscription with monthly updates is $899.

About Baker & McKenzie

Founded in Chicago in 1949, Baker & McKenzie is the only truly global law firm with nearly 2,800 lawyers operating from 60 offices in 35 countries. The Firm offers the full spectrum of commercial legal services at global best-practice standards. For more information about the ways in which Baker & McKenzie provides focused and strategic counsel to clients around the world, visit the firm’s web site at


CCH INCORPORATED, Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of human resources, tax and business law information and services. For more than 60 years, the company’s Health and Human Resources group has set the standard as an authoritative source of employment law. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at The CCH Human Resources web site can be accessed at

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