Labor and Employment law
Backed by an extensive experience in counseling as well as in litigation, the attorneys of the labor and employment law department of Bersay assist companies in their relations with their employees and staff representatives.
Partner to its clients, the department advises new or changing companies and helps them acquire the social and legal tools to enhance the achievement of their ambitions. With a vast expertise, it provides its technical support to build and implement their substantial projects, such as their restructuring.
The labor and employment law department has developed a precise skill in accompanying foreign companies setting-up in France. It offers a simplified access to French law and informs them of good practices.
The department also assists executives in their hiring and leaving, or in their change of status, in particular when they come to hold concurrently and employment contract and corporate mandate.
The Team’s major fields of intervention are in particular:
Collective relations: setting-up and operating staff representatives’ institutions; relations with the unions; labor authorities and social organizations; restructuring and mass redundancies; collective agreements; employee saving plans;
Individual relations: employment contract; remuneration; dismissals and other methods of termination; settlement agreements; harassment and discriminations;
Criminal offenses: illegal employee leasing; bargaining; concealed work; obstruction to staff representatives’ functioning; breach of safety and hygiene regulations; work injuries;
Individual and collective disputes: dismissal, harassment, discrimination, overtime, inexcusable fault, professional elections, URSSAF;
Crisis management: partial activity, negotiation of deferral of charges and taxes, reorganization strategies, in collaboration with the tax and restructuring teams.
Bersay Labour and Employment law team is ranked by different judicial guides in 2020, notably by Décideurs Leaders League and Legal 500 EMEA.