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Legal employment traps to avoid when expanding south of the border

Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 2:55 PM | By Kevin Cloutier

So you want to open a facility or hire employees in the United States? Perhaps you seek to expand into new markets, open up to new customer bases or take advantage of a different pool of employees. You will, of course, face obvious legal hurdles involving taxation and corporate formation (including possible E-2 treaty investor options under NAFTA).  

Perhaps the most complex issue, however, will involve the maze of different and sometimes contradictory employment and labour laws in the United States.  

In some respects,...