Employment law

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Individual employment law         

Traditional labour law consists of the laws governing individual labour relations. The firm naturally deals with all traditional aspects of labour law: individual dismissals, company work rules, organization of working hours, safety at work, temporary work, cross-border employment and international secondment, wages and related aspects (tax law, stock options, compensation and benefits, etc)...

Collective employment law         

The firm helps its clients in matters of collective labour law. It advises on the rules governing the operation of the employee representative bodies within the undertaking, staff delegations, works councils and the European Works Council. The firm also offers advice and assistance in negotiating and drafting company-level collective bargaining agreements. It similarly protects its clients' interests in legal proceedings arising from employee representative elections.

The firm also offers its clients advice on and assistance with collective or individual negotiations in connection with restructuring (collective dismissals, business closures), transfers of undertaking as a result of mergers, demergers or acquisitions, and outsourcing.

European employment law         

The firm monitors the activities of the European Commission and the decisions of the European Court of Justice. Thanks to ius laboris and its members the firm has close ties with the European Commission and also safeguards the interests of its clients in dealings with the European institutions.

Criminal employment law         

The firm is active in criminal aspects of employment law (infringments regarding employee representative bodies, work permits, clandestine work, health and security of employees...)