Topic Category: Labor

Over the last few years, labor and environmental issues have received a great deal of attention both in the United States and abroad. As a result, U.S. companies operating in foreign countries are allocating greater resources to ensure that a host country’s labor and environmental laws are fully satisfied — and then some — even if existing laws are not enforced.

This level of corporate social responsibility is not only good for workers and the environment, it’s good for business.

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Companies establish a presence in foreign countries for a variety of reasons. Ranking high on the list is the desire to reduce transportation costs, eliminate tariff barriers, access less expensive labor, and locate near target markets, allowing for quick adjustments to changing conditions.

Regardless of the motive, a primary factor in the location decision is often the cost of labor. Surprisingly, however, many executives fail to adequately research indirect labor costs — a common mistake that can significantly impact your cost of doing business abroad.

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