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New CCH, Baker & McKenzie Electronic Newsletter Covers Global Employment News
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., September 27, 2001) Now theres a way for companies to
stay on top of breaking developments in employment law around the world, from the rulings
of the U.S. Supreme Court to employee use of e-mail in Germany to social security
totalization agreements in Japan. CCH Global Employment News Direct taps into the
practical legal expertise of the global law firm Baker & McKenzie to provide timely
information for those doing business around the world. Produced by Baker & McKenzie
and CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of employment information, software and
services, CCH Global Employment News Direct delivers timely, relevant
employment-oriented stories to desktops and laptops around the world over the Internet.
(To order or for more information call 1-888-276-5422, or visit http:// hr.cch.com.)
"Companies doing business internationally must keep current with labor and
employment issues to be aware of developments in countries where they operate and,
especially, to identify developing trends that may impact them," said Elice Webster,
CCH Human Resources marketing manager. "CCH Global Employment News Direct delivers
the timely news that companies need to minimize risk as they expand their reach
CCH Global Employment News Direct is an electronic, monthly newsletter delivered by
e-mail anywhere an Internet connection is available. With information and coverage from
the frontlines of Baker & McKenzie offices worldwide, subscribers to CCH Global
Employment News Direct can keep current with international employment law developments
through a single source.
The new Internet service for HR directors, CEOs and legal counsel delivers wide-ranging
coverage of stories. Recent editions, for example, contain hundreds of stories from over
50 countries dealing with everything from business immigration incentives in Australia to
the tax treatment of stock options in Singapore to an overhaul of the basic labor and
management relations law of Germany.
Covering Europe and the Middle East, North America, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific
region, CCH Global Employment News Direct includes coverage on topics such as
benefits, pensions, compensation, sexual harassment, termination, workplace privacy,
immigration, employee discrimination, labor relations, works councils, employee transfers
CCH Global Employment News Direct is a perfect complement to the CCH Global
Employment Law Guide, the most comprehensive, reliable legal insight and analysis on
international labor and employment law issues today. Many CCH Global Employment News
Direct stories link to longer pieces in the Law Guide.
CCH, Baker & McKenzie Partnership Leverages Expertise, Experience
CCH Global Employment News Direct is 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 415 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 News Direct 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 is $249. Current subscribers
to the Global Employment Law Guide can add CCH Global Employment News Direct
to their subscriptions for $199. A new subscription to both the Law Guide and CCH
Global Employment News Direct is $1,098.
About Baker & McKenzie
Founded in Chicago in 1949, Baker & McKenzie is the only truly global law firm with
nearly 3,100 lawyers operating from 62 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.bakernet.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.
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