Articles by Maria Landau



What's Different About 'Distance-Working'?

  • 21 February 12
  • PwC Legal CIS
One of the hottest topics of 2012 will likely be the legislative changes that await us in the new year, with many hoping that such changes will bring solutions for at least some of the "sore spots" in employer-employee relations.

Some Issues Related to the Transfer of Employees Personal Data

  • 16 February 10
  • Salans
Although Russias main law on personal data protection, RF Federal Law No. 152-FZ on Personal Data of July 27, 2006 (the Personal Data Law), has been in effect for nearly four years, it continues to present difficult issues for many employers, whose HR and other departments must process their employees personal data on a daily basis.  

Registration of Temporary Residents for Migration Purposes

  • 22 September 09
  • Salans
On the face of it, the procedure for registering foreign nationals at their place of residence in the Russian Federation was made simpler from 2007 onwards with the introduction of the notification based migration registration system.

How Should Evening and Night Shifts Be Paid?

  • 26 August 09
  • Salans
Companies often have questions concerning evening and night shift pay, particularly since the summer of 2008.

Key Points in the Staff Reduction Process

  • 17 February 09
  • Salans
In the current economic situation, it is obvious that cutting costs, including by staff reduction, is more relevant than ever.

Employment of a General Director: What a Company Needs to Know

Employing a general director (president, general manager etc.) as a company's sole executive body is a complicated matter of particular concern to today's corporate owners and the authorized officials charged with the due maintenance of personnel documentation (i.e. HR specialists, accountants).

Some Practical Aspects of Hiring Foreign Citizens in Russia

  • 10 September 08
  • Associate Salans, Moscow
Hiring foreign citizens has become a real challenge.