BADOKH provides fully integrated legal and tax advisory services to clients regarding labor-law issues, collective bargaining, and social security and health insurance law. We offer the full range of labor-law advice, primarily to employers but also to employees who ask for assistance in individual labor-law disputes.
In the area of labor law and social security law, our experts have broad experience especially as regards advice in the following matters:
origination of, changes to, and termination of employment relationships, including mass lay-offs;
acquisition, relocation, and closing of plants and other business establishments, and the passage of rights and obligations from labor-law relationships from one employer to another;
employment of managers and drafting manager agreements, including the pertinent tax implications;
resolving "concurrence issues" (i.e., issues in connection with a person's parallel performance in an employment relationship and as a corporate officer of the same company);
drafting anti-competition clauses;
drafting internal employment policies;
negotiations with employees in connection with cross-border mergers;
drafting collective bargaining agreements and negotiating them with union representatives;
review of liability issues in connection with employment relationships;
creation of incentive programs for employees (e.g. in the form of stock option plans) and benefit programs;
foreign assignments of employees;
determining the applicable social security system for individuals who are temporarily posted abroad, preparing applications for E101/A1 certificates, and other tasks concerning international social security.
BADOKH takes care of all contractual aspects of labor law (drafting, review, negotiation), and represents employers and employees before courts, public authorities, and the social security administration.