International Labor and Employment Law
Michelle Gyves

Michelle Gyves

Associate

Michelle A. Gyves is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. Her practice focuses on providing strategic advice and counseling to domestic and multinational employers on a wide range of employment law matters. These matters include hiring and termination, compensation and benefits, restrictive covenants, diversity and inclusion, and global mobility.

Michelle has conducted numerous multi-country audits of employment laws and practices, ensuring clients’ compliance in a wide range of areas. Her experience covers data privacy, disability and leave laws, employer health and safety obligations, and working time regulations, among numerous other issues. She also provides advice on issues related to the intersection of technology and employment law, including “Bring Your Own Device” policies, social media in the workplace and use of electronic signatures for employment documents.

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EU Data Privacy Updates

A brief rundown of developments in recent weeks in the area of EU data protection law: EU Data Protection Regulation On Monday, June 15, the EU Council (comprised, for purposes of data protection reform, of the justice ministers from each of the EU member states) reached an agreement on a draft data protection regulation, marking … Continue Reading

How Safe? – The Future of the US-EU Safe Harbor

The US-EU Safe Harbor has been back in the news recently as Germany’s data protection commissioners met at the end of January and expressed impatience at the delay in implementing what many view as necessary reforms to the program. The European Court of Justice also recently heard a challenge to Facebook’s reliance on the Safe … Continue Reading
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