International rotational programs—assigning employees to short work assignments abroad—can be an innovative way for an organization to retain future leaders.
The programs do have immigration compliance and tax risks, however, that employers should recognize, said Jason Rogers, vice president and senior global immigration counsel for Newland Chase in Dallas, in a session Nov. 4 at the Society for Human Resource Management Global Mobility and Immigration Symposium in Washington, D.C.
Most employee assignments Rogers has worked on have lasted no longer than six months.
But even short-term assignments can take some time to set up, noted Lieselot Whitbeck, a conference attendee and attorney at Hunton Andrew Kurth in Washington, D.C.
Rogers agreed; in…
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