12 Finance Employment Issues to Watch in 2012, as appeared in Employment Law360

Pierre Georges Bonnefil is a Member of the Firm in the Immigration Law Group. Michelle Capezza and Gretchen Harders are Members of the Firm in the Employee Benefits practice. John F. Fullerton III, Jeff Landes, and Susan Gross Sholinsky are Members of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice.

Following is an excerpt from the article:

For employers in the financial services industry, 2012 is already shaping up to be a mixed bag. While showing some signs of life, the economy continues to be a primary driver of employment law issues as it struggles to emerge from the recession.

We have compiled the following list of 12 issues and trends of particular relevance to the financial services industry — involving employment, executive compensation and benefits, and immigration law — for in-house counsel and human resources professionals to consider and steps to take during the remainder of the year.

As restructuring and downsizings continue, employers should keep an eye on certain related legal issues.

Reprinted with permission from Portfolio Media, Inc.