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:// hr.cch.com.)
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
CCHs 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 issuesfirst, 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
- Benefits, Pensions and Compensation
- Sexual Harassment
- Workplace Privacy
- 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
New CCH, Baker & McKenzie Partnership Leverages Expertise, Experience
CCH Global Employment Law Guide is the first service to be offered under
CCHs agreement with Baker & McKenzie to license content from publications of the
firms 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 & McKenzies unparalleled legal expertise and
geographic coverage of employment relationships, honed over 50 years of cross-border and
domestic legal practice, with CCHs 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 http://hr.cch.com. 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 firms web site at www.bakerinfo.com.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of human resources, tax and
business law information and services. For more than 60 years, the companys 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 www.cch.com. The CCH Human
Resources web site can be accessed at http://hr.cch.com.
-- ### --