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The second decade of the 21st Century promises to redefine the way employment, benefit, and labor law are practiced. By 2020 Internet users worldwide will more than double to nearly 4 billion, processing speeds will increase 100 fold, and capacity will expand exponentially. Apart from changing the workplace forever, global employment law information and new digital technology will demand a new way of practicing law. Worldwide regulations, statutes and judicial decisions will be immediately accessible and categorized. Attorneys will add value not by providing static reports on what the law requires, but how the law applies to unique factual settings. Understanding trends and anticipating change will be essential. To help meet this challenge Littler offers ten employment and labor law trends for the second decade.
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