Author: Eda Firat
With over 30 years of international experience, Kerry Weinger advises multinational employers on the tax, social security, employee benefits, compensation, employment law, and other legal issues related to the cross-border transfer of employees. He represents and advises employers and management in a variety of international human resources matters such as implementing global stock plans, implementing global work force reductions, preparing cross-border employment and related agreements in tandem with international benefits and tax counseling.
Mr. Weinger will be leading the session The Mobile Employee: Navigating and Weathering the Global Laws Impacting Employee Mobility. It will be presented at the 5th World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress and will also crossover with the Global Benefits Conference on October 24th-26th 2012.
Through the use of real life examples, this session will provide guidance for the multinational employer on recognizing and addressing the key global mobility issues presented in the international assignment of personnel, including who will be the employer, which employee benefits will apply, which employment laws will apply and the related tax planning and compliance.
Kerry is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), OneWorld International Benefits Group, National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, Forum for Expatriate Management, International Fiscal Association, Bar and CPA Associations and past member of the Global Advisory Council of Worldwide ERC and the Executive Committee of the International Personnel Association.
Kerry practiced abroad for two and a half years in Brussels, Belgium. He has lectured extensively before professional organizations around the world and has written several articles on international benefits, employment, tax, payroll and compensation issues. Kerry also authored a book entitled U.S. Employees Abroad, published by Little, Brown & Company and Commerce Clearing House, co-authored the publication Employee Downsizing in Japan, and is a contributing author to the Thomson/West International Human Resources Guide.
Mr. Weinger graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors of Science degree in Accountancy, received his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University, and a Master of Laws degree in taxation from the John Marshall Law School.