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Exporting EEO: Aligning a Multinational's Approaches to Discrimination, Harassment and Diversity Compliance Overseas 2014


Speaker(s): Donald C. Dowling, Jr.
Recorded on: Sep. 11, 2014
PLI Program #: 59941

Don concentrates his practice on outbound international employment law as part of the firm’s Global Employer Solutions team. He advises multinational headquarters on cross-border employment law compliance, for example:

  • Global codes of conduct, whistleblowers hotlines, employee handbooks, HR policies and workplace safety codes
  • International restructurings, reductions-in-force and “change projects”
  • International compensation and benefits offerings
  • Global HR information systems and data privacy law compliance
  • Employment law matters in cross-border mergers, acquisitions and outsourcings
  • Globally-aligning individual employment agreements, restrictive covenants and employee intellectual property assignments
  • International internal investigations and cross-border HR compliance audits
  • Employing staff in new foreign countries and engaging overseas independent contractors
  • Cross-border collective representation, overseas works council consultations and cross-border employee representative strategies
  • Expatriate structuring, expatriate dismissals and expatriate duty of care

Primary Practice

Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety

Secondary Practices

Higher Education Institutions

Privacy, Data Protection and Information Management

  • Telecom, Media and Technology

Education

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1985, (Order  of the Coif)
  • A.B., The University of Chicago, 1982

Admissions

  • Bar of Illinois (Inactive)   
  • Bar of New York
  • Bar of Ohio (Inactive)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Languages

  • Spanish

Publications

How to Structure Overseas Independent Contractors Multinational Employer
Monthly Alerts/Updates
July 2015

How to Craft a Severance Release for an Overseas Employee or Expatriate
Multinational Employer Monthly
Alerts/Updates May 2015

How to Conduct Internal Investigations Outside the United States
Multinational Employer Monthly
Alerts/Updates April 2015

News

K&L Gates Enhances Global Employer Solutions Capabilities with Addition of Paris Labor and Employment Partner

K&L Gates LLP welcomes Christine Artus as a partner in the labor, employment and workplace safety practice.
Press Releases
12 November 2015

Chambers USA 2015 Guide Recognizes K&L Gates, Lawyers as Industry Leaders
Press Releases 20 May 2015