Jacki is an associate in the firm’s Employment Department.
Adv. Jacki Silbermann provides clients ongoing legal advice and representation in legal proceedings before Israel’s labor courts.
As part of her legal advisory services, Jackie prepares various legal opinions in the field of labor law. She also drafts legal agreements, including employment and termination agreements, as well as non-compete and confidentiality clauses.
Prior to joining Barnea, Jacki worked in a leading boutique firm in the field of employment.
Jacki served as an intern at the Supreme Court for the Honorable Justice Zvi Zilbertal.
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Harvard University, Massachusetts, 2020
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (cum laude), University of Haifa, 2016
Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2017
News and updates - Jacki Silbermann :
Contractors' Lawsuits for Recognition of Employment Relationship: Changing the Rules of the Game
One of the possible contractual forms between parties is the provision of services as an independent contractor (in colloquial terms, a freelancer). This type of contracting is not particularly favored by labor courts, which seek, as a policy matter, to apply employment relations in cases involving claims of the existence of an employee-employer relationship. Once in a while, labor courts establish new rules on recognizing employment relationships and on retroactive calculation of the rights of independent contractors as employees.
Can employers prevent unvaccinated employees from coming to work?
Yesterday, a labor court ruled for the first time that, under particular circumstances, employees who have not been vaccinated or do not present a negative coronavirus test may be denied entry to the workplace.
Israel: Workplace Sexual Harassment – Disclosure of Materials in Internal Investigations
A new court ruling may require employers to disclose materials collected during investigations into incidents of sexual harassment.