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Temporary Teleworking (1 month) Abroad While Employed by US employer

I'm trying to get a handle on what the situation is on remote teleworking for short periods of time (one month or less). I am an American citizen employed by a U.S. employer but work fully remotely. I ...
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Am I just considered a tourist, and am I able to leave and return to the UK while on that free tourism visa?

I'm a young (20) Canadian visiting the UK, and staying with a family free of charge in exchange for babysitting their children for about three hours a day. They provide me with pocket money, but no ...
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Working remotely for a foreign company while a student in Japan: dealing with Japanese taxes

I'm going to start graduate school in Japan soon, and there is a remote job that I might take, which I will bring to Japan. I understand that there's a debate about whether this constitutes work, but ...
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Changing jobs after 6 months as a Blue Card holder

I have been working in Germany for 6 months as a software developer with my blue card. The company's name is not written on the card, but it is written on an extra paper that came with the card. I ...
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I freelance remotely for companies around the world. Can I work while traveling on tourist visas?

(this question was also asked in StackExchange Travel) I found many questions similar but none that directly address my situation. I am a U.S. citizen. I am a freelance translator who works remotely ...
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UK Immigration - is it legal to work remotely from UK as a dependent of a spouse holding a Student Visa

My wife and I are US citizens. My wife has been accepted to study abroad as an undergraduate for 1 school year (September'16 - May'17) in London, UK under PBS Tier 4 Student Visa. I intend to travel ...
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In France, is lunch included in an 8 hour shift?

Same question as In Germany, is lunch included in an 8 hour shift? but for France. In my German work, I work 8 hours and must make a 45' lunch break, totalling in a cumbersome 8.45 hours spend in ...
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Can a non-German become a police officer in Berlin?

I saw a previous question here about how it's possible for a non-citizen to become an officer in a few different German states, and Berlin mentions: "Nur Deutsche im Sinne des Artikel 116 des ...
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In Germany, is lunch included in an 8 hour shift?

I've recently moved to Germany and I am used to having unpaid lunch time; so I've been coming in at 8am; 1 hour lunch and leaving at 17 (5pm). But I've noticed some people here who, when they come ...
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Веing a tutor in Germany

Imagine one has no work permit and enters Germany with a tourist visa or a job seeker visa or a student visa. Is it legal to be a tutor? What are the legal consequences of tutoring? e.g. may one be ...
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How should I plan my vacation and work to the USA as a French?

Currently working as a Software Developer in France (I'm French), I plan to visit the USA as a tourist first. But then, I'd like to work there, to improve my English skill and diversify my working ...
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What are the rights of single permit holders for non-eu citizens

I've been working for a company in Bulgaria and coming from a non-EU member country. As you can guess, my company provided sponsorship for the Single Permit(resident and work). The question is; if ...
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Some experience or advice for moving from Colombia to Ireland

Me and my wife want to move to Ireland. We are from Colombia and as far as I know, our best option is moving for work. From what I have been searching, these are the steps we need to do. I need ...
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US Permanent Resident Working From Home

I'm a US Permanent Resident. My job allows me to work from home full time. I want to partially move back to Honduras where I'm a citizen. I would come back to the US every couple of months for face ...
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Am I allowed to quit without notice during my pregnancy in Germany?

I have a job that needs a notice of "3 Monate zum Quartalsende" or 3 Months to the End of the Quarter. And since I am already pregnant that is a pretty long time to wait (a new quarter just started so ...
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Do I need a visa to work in Romania if I have a Bulgarian residence/work permit?

Does a non-EU citizen (Turkish) with a Bulgarian residence-work permit need another visa to work in Romania? I have been working in Bulgaria for a time and I got a better job in Bucharest. So am I ...
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EU citizen going to work in the UK. Can my Chinese girlfriend come with me and possibly work in the UK?

I'm a Dutch citizen currently self-employed and living in China. From March 2018 I'll be working full-time as an employee for a UK company in London. Is it possible for my Chinese girlfriend to come ...
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How to prove you live somewhere when you live at some friend house for the National Insurance Number in UK?

Got a problem : I will apply for the National Insurance Number in UK, I need to prove I live somewhere they ask me for an invoice with my name ... : / Yet I live at my friend's house ... How can I ...
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Which countries in EU guarantee paid lunch break? [closed]

In Poland full time employees have a 15 minutes lunch break that counts as paid work time. Employee can start work at 8 am at leave at 4 pm. In Germany employees have to take a 30 minutes lunch break ...
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Best way for Chinese citizens to get jobs not in China?

My girlfriend is Chinese and I live in England, what is the best way of us living in the same country? I think it would be easier for her to find a job in the UK that offers a visa sponsor, this has ...
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Right to work for Non EEA spouse of German in UK

We moved to the UK nearly three months ago. I'm Mexican and my wife is German. She just started working in a full time job and I'm about to apply for my residence card. The Home Office says that in ...
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Can I be paid for work I did outside the UK while visiting on a tourist visa?

I work remotely as a software developer, and am going to visit the UK for 6 months (just by showing my US passport upon entry for a tourist visa since I have never been to the UK before). I have ...
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Non EU-citizen spouse working rights

I'm non EU citizen and I will marry Italian girl soon. So I need to know if I've the right to work in another EU country without the need of that my wife move me. I want to work in Germany and my ...
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Situation where EU freedom of movement is restricted by a combination of government red tape and corporate policy

There is a large chain of coffee shops in Sweden. One of their outlets is very near the Norwegian border. Most of the customers in that shop are Norwegians. A Norwegian girl applied for a job in this ...
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Is work for a Canadian subsidiary offshore counted as part of the “Canadian work experience”?

For two and a half years. I worked (offshore) as Senior Software Engineer and Team Leader at Telus International Philippines, a subsidiary of Telus in Asia, where I directly worked and interfaced with ...
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Why is obtaining OPT authorization much longer than for CPT?

Obtaining OPT authorization takes around 90 days, whereas CPT is much shorter (~2 weeks). Why is obtaining OPT authorization much longer than for CPT?
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How to apply for jobs in Australia for overseas graduate?

Let say I am a recent graduate in a technological field in 2018, for instance AI, and I want to work from 6 months to a lifetime in Australia. Having seen that most job offers require people to have a ...
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US citizen working for a US company. I want to live in Honduras

I am a US citizen, and I work for a US Company. I want to live in Honduras because I work on the internet . Can this be done even on a temporary basis? I have been away from my wife for 3 months and I ...
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Can people on H4 EAD do private tutoring?

Can people on H4 EAD do private tutoring? i.e. Should the private tutoring be as part of any registered company or can we do it individually and take money in cash and pay the tax appropriately for ...
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If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My work is in Norway, but very near the Swedish border. So, I could live in Sweden, and commute across the border every day to work in Norway. I would, of course, register as ...
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German residency with remote employer?

I'm looking to move to Germany. I currently work for a remote U.S.-based employer with no meaningful connections to Germany. Is there a visa that works for me? I don't fit the freelancer category, but ...
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Swiss salaries compared to US salaries

Let's say I have a salary of 150,000$ in the US, in tje San Francisco Bay area. I would like to have a better idea of my take-home pay if I move to Zurich or Geneva, compared to the US. If you are an ...
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Work permit for dependent in Germany [closed]

I have two questions: Whether my spouse can work in a dependent visa? If yes, what is the probability for her to get a job? Thank you
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UK job offer - Non EEA with EEA spouse

I'm a Mexican national married to a German. We have two kids with dual nationality and have lived in Mexico since we got married five years ago. I have a job offer in the UK and we are planning to ...
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How do I get a job without knowing Dutch? Would it be possible in one month? How much money will I need? [closed]

I'm from Spain, 24 years old, Marketing + Tourism degree, some experience as receptionist in several hotels, fluent in Spanish, English and an intermediate level of German. I want to find a job in the ...
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Does a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen living in Switzerland need a work permit to work in the Netherlands?

I've just joined this forum, I would like to seek your advice to enlighten me. I am Indonesian and my husband is Italian. We live in Switzerland with a B permit, allowing me to work. I have relocated ...
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Emigrate to a foreign country with a remote US-based job

Background: I have received job offer from a US-based company and the entire work force is remote. I'm indian by nationality. The company doesn't mind where I work out of, as long as I'm available in ...
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Medium-/long-term housing in Warsaw [closed]

I've been offered a job in Poland (Warsaw) and I have some questions before I accept it. I've been offered roughly 4,000 PLN per month + health insurance. Is this enough to have a confortable life in ...
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Can workers escape Saudi Arabia by going to their embassy?

I heard that foreign workers in Saudi Arabia, even westerners from the USA or European countries, are essentially imprisoned as indentured servants and that it is routine for the employer to seize and ...
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Australian citizen working in the USA

I’m an Australian citizen looking to work in America for a working holiday, but I can’t find a visa that applies to me. I don’t have the qualifications for an E-3 or H-B1, and I wouldn’t be working in ...
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I worked offshore in Norway, between 1978 and 1990. Will I be entitled to a Norwegian pension?

I worked offshore in Norway, between the years 1978 and 1980. Would I be entitled to be legible for a Norwegian pension?
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Do Australian citizens need any paperwork to work in New Zealand?

Many years ago I'm sure Aussies and Kiwis were free to live and work in each other's country without special visas or complicated paperwork. And I believe that some decades ago that changed to make ...
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Working as a physiotherapist in France

A friend of mine wants to work in France as a physiotherapist. She is a citizen of Hungary and she is currently working as a physiotherapist. She has a bachelor degree in a related field. With these ...
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Can I keep my family in Germany and work in Finland on a work permit?

I have a residence permit (not a blue card) of Germany until January 2018, and the Rathaus has given me a Fiktionsbescheinigung until May 2018, waiting for me to submit a new contract. Now I have a ...
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Working and living in both the US and British Columbia (Canada)

I recently accepted a 2-year contract in Vancouver (British Columbia). However, I will be splitting my time between Canada and the US. I have a residence in PA, as well as a driver's license and ...
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Employment in UK [closed]

I recently visited UK and I like it there. I am thinking of moving, working there, hopefully for good. Does anyone here know any company who are looking for Sales people in FMCG industry who are ...
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Can a non-EU citizen contractor travel to the UK for work purposes without obtaining a permit?

I'm a third-country national who is a self-employed permanent resident in the Czech Republic. As far as I'm aware, EU companies are free to post workers to other EU countries, even if those workers ...
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What can I do about the Japan Immigration policy on long term residents not getting a passport stamp?

If you live in Japan as a mid- to long-term visa holder with the latest visa about granted 1 year or earlier, then you know that the Japanese Immigration Bureau no longer stamps your passport with a ...
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Working remotely with US company in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands or Germany

My husband and I would like to relocate to Europe for several years. Our lives are busy and we would like to give our children (11 and 4) some real culture and change in pace. Having visited Ireland ...
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US citizen working remotely for a US company wanting to stay in France for 9 month

My husband and I are US citizens living in the States. He is a college professor and has accepted a fellowship in France during his sabbatical year from September 2016 to May 2017. I'm currently ...