employee is not just about packing and moving. It entails responsibilities in
abiding the ethical rules and government laws regarding relocating employees.
Employee Relocation Council is the government agency that is responsible on
checking if employers are following the law in relocation professionals.
The law states
that there should be no discrimination among employees to be relocated in
regards to housing or any other aspect that is associated with relocation and
pertains to personal or individual characteristics.
regulates the code of ethics between the company contracting the relocation
services and relocation specialist or relocation company. A certified
relocation specialist must take into consideration and serve both the
relocating employee and the company. He must make sure that both parties agree
and follow the rules and regulation that deals with any aspect of the
specialist is also responsible in making sure that the services being provided
is understood by both parties involved in the relocation plan and process.
specialist is also bounded to the rule that anyone who consults to him should be
kept in private. He should secure the privacy of his clients. He is not allowed
to divulge any information regarding his clients no matter who is making the
These are just
some of the legal and professional aspects in a job relocation process. So, if
you thought that relocation only involves packing, loading, and moving, think
again, because there are legal and professional issues that a job relocation
process should meet to make it official.