Although a relatively small country geographically, Bangladesh has the eighth largest population in the world (168 million), a GDP of $274 billion, and a thriving export industry for manufactured goods, including textiles, electronics, leather, and jute. However, child labor is unfortunately still very prevalent and contributes to the success of Bangladesh’s economy thus far. Here are some facts about child labor in Bangladesh that depict grave violations of human rights:

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In April of 2021, Mexico’s Federal Government amended several provisions of the Federal Labor Law. The goal of these amendments was to essentially prohibit employer subcontracting or “outsourcing,” which the law defines as “when a natural or legal person provides or makes available their own workers for the benefit of another.”

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Global companies face many challenges as they begin and maintain operations in new countries. Language barriers, business customs, and hiring new employees are just a few of the hurdles. Managing costs, maintaining compliance, and having a clear view of the overall operations is an ongoing struggle for most companies. But what makes multinational companies unique is the desire to look beyond current operations and see what potential is ahead in unknown territories.

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Workers all around the world are protected through the right to form a union, along with promises of equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender. Core labor standards have been set out by the International Labor Organization (ILO) that member states, including Bangladesh, must follow. This is so that workers are given the freedom of association, along with the right to bargain, are protected against any sort of forced labor and child labor, and do not face discrimination in employment.

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Planning your new Canadian business might appear overwhelming at the start. For this reason, it is essential you tackle one step of the process at a time – something this guide with help you with. We will be discussing the steps involved in starting a new business in Canada. Now, while the steps are outlined pretty much in order, there is some room for flexibility. For instance, it will not make a difference if you go to the third step before completing the second one.

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Parental leave across the globe ranges from a total of three years to nothing at all. Paternity leave is an important topic to address as there are still several countries that do not offer fathers the same benefits as mothers. Many countries make the leave flexible by offering it as parental leave and open to utilization by either parent.

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Outsourcing HR operations has become a common practice today and there’s a good reason why! Apart from helping business owners save money, time and allowing focus on their key operations, it offers a wide range of other benefits, too. The human resources departments deal with your company’s employees. And if you think about it, they may not really need to be in-house to do that. These operations can be executed from a remote location.

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Due to Qatar’s strong infrastructure and expanding economy, hundreds and thousands of expatriates have been looking to move there and restart their lives and careers with their families. Today, there are two million people who have found work in Qatar. Lately, the government has been making it a point to ensure the welfare of guest workers so they can stay on comfortably, and the system has been helping to protect both employers and employees.

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A few things for you to consider before expanding a business internationally to ensure smooth transition!

Once your business is booming in your home country and you want it to grow even more, going across borders can be the way to go. But as thrilling as the idea of expanding your business internationally sounds, it can be equally chaotic. From location feasibility analysis to corporate compliance, when you get to know all the rules you have to abide by and all the planning you must do, you might be scratching your head. But don’t worry! If you have taken the necessary steps, partnered with a compliance company, done your research, and planned for the long-term, your business expansion can be as successful as you want it be.

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