Stay compliant with employment laws in 180+ countries

When scaling globally, ensuring up-to-date compliance in each country can be tricky. Oyster takes care of that for you with built-in compliance, localized knowledge and insights, and in-house legal expertise.

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Watertight protection around the world

  • Compliant hiring and payroll solution in 180+ countries

  • 100% legal-reviewed compliant agreements

  • Expansive insurance coverage exceeding $8,000,000 USD

  • Privacy compliance including GDPR and SOC II

  • In-house legal experts and compliance knowledge system

Locally compliant contracts in 180+ countries (and counting)

Between our automated platform and our in-house legal team that partners with leading local experts in employment and IP law, you can expect compliant employment agreements drafted in days—not weeks.

  • Reduce your risks:
    We've designed our agreements to reduce your liability and protect you against country-specific risks.

  • Meet all statutory requirements: 
    Our hiring flow will automatically flag country-specific statutory requirements in relation to your new hires.

  • Receive human resources support:
    Our team reviews all agreements and continues to guide you through managing the entire employment lifecycle.

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Compliance across the entire employment lifecycle

Oyster’s intelligent, automated platform streamlines routine HR tasks while ensuring compliance at each step, so you can grow your global team and focus on what matters.

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    Draft compliant contracts fast:
    In a few clicks, you can set your contracting preferences and quickly generate contracts from anywhere.

  • Contextual legal insights:
    We make legal approachable and understandable by surfacing actionable insights and tools within our platform to help you hire, pay, reward, manage, and offboard your global team with Oyster.

  • Locally compliant payroll:
    Our platform takes care of all payroll compliance requirements including tax withholdings, social contributions, expense reimbursements, and payroll reports so you don’t have to sweat the details.

  • Compliant total rewards:
    Oyster guides you on the benefits, perks, and overall compensation packages that meet statutory local requirements and keep you compliant in 180+ countries.

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Security by design

Your data security and privacy are top priority. With privacy design principles as a key guideline of our software development, GDPR and SOC2 compliant internal practices, and localized intellectual property models, you can feel fully protected when hiring through Oyster.

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