Our Labor and Employment, Global Immigration and Mobility, and Data Privacy lawyers discuss vaccine passports — what they are, how countries are already using them domestically and for international travelers, data privacy concerns related to the use of digital health documentation, and what employers should keep top-of-mind as vaccine passports become more common.

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Our Labor and Employment blog, The Employer Report, complements our video series, providing written legal updates on reopening and other hot topics. Past video chats are also linked in the blog sidebar for easy access to topics like masks in the workplace, expense reimbursement requirements, employee testing and screening, and much more.

For updated international travel requirements, US state department guidance for certain business travelers and other global immigration and mobility topics relevant to the management of a global workforce, watch our latest Global Mobility Videos.

Connect on Tech is our blog and podcast series covering a broad range of topics such as data privacy and security, digital innovation and transformation, AI and machine learning, and other topics related to disruptive technology. The podcast features 10 minute interviews with Baker McKenzie attorneys across the globe on practical tips and the impact of data and technology on business.


Harry is a partner based in New York. He advises global organizations on privacy and data security compliance requirements. His practice is focused on delivering commercially practical advice on designing security, privacy, and technologically compliant solutions.


Melissa Allchin is an Attorney in Baker McKenzie's Employment and Compensation Practice with more than eleven years of experience in corporate immigration law. She routinely advises multinational and domestic clients on the strategy, requirements, and procedures to secure visas and work and residence permits and satisfy employment eligibility and other immigration-related regulatory requirements for a global workforce. Melissa frequently speaks on global and US immigration and immigration compliance issues at Firm and client events geared towards global mobility, human resources, and legal professionals. She has been a Member of the Firm's Pro Bono and Diversity Committees.


Robin Samuel is a partner in the Employment Practice Group of Baker McKenzie's Los Angeles office. Robin helps clients manage and resolve local and cross-border employment issues, whether through counseling or litigation. He advises clients on virtually all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring and firing, wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, contract disputes, restrictive covenants, employee raiding, and trade secret matters. Clients trust Robin to handle their most sensitive and complex employment issues.