Past event: Employing Americans – From initial interview to retirement party

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Past event: Employing Americans - From initial interview to retirement party

Date: 12 Mar 2015, 8:30 - 12:00

Host: Kromann Reumert, Sundkrogsgade 5, 2100 Copenhagen Ø

Employing Americans by Christopher Kelley, Partner, Holland & Knight
Checklist for Employing Americans by Marianne Granhøj, Partner, Kromann Reumert


Put your company in the best position to compete for talent and ensure success in the US. Employee engagement is one of your company’s keys success factors. Regardless of the country, engaged employees are those who are confident their employers are compensating them fairly and treating them in accordance with the laws and regulations of the land.

This seminar was a lively discussion and a valuable ‘compare and contrast’ between major employment law concepts in the US and their Danish counterparts. Turn the differences between employment laws and expectations in both countries into a competitive advantage for your company.

Join DABF and our panel of US and Danish legal experts to get sharp on the US law and learn about the successes – and mistakes – made by Danish companies in recruiting, hiring and retaining talent in the US.

We’ll cover topics such as:
• Employment At-Will
• Unions
• Employment Discrimination
• Salary / Incentive Structures – Benchmark
• Statutory Insurance Requirements
• PTO, FMLA, Unemployment and Medical Benefits
• Whistleblower Laws and Protections
• Restrictive Covenants, Severance and Separation Agreements
• Retirement: Eligibility, Considerations and Benefits


Registration and Networking Breakfast

Compare & Contrast: US and DK Employment Law
Christopher Kelly, Partner, Holland & Knight (US)
Marianne Granhøj, Partner, Kromann Reumert (DK)

Networking Break

US litigation – Be Aware Of These Pitfalls
Jens Rostock-Jensen, Partner, Kromann Reumert

Q&A and wrap-up



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