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February 18, 2021
Employers: Everything You Need to Know about Vaccinations
This past year has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for employers in Israel, in terms of both their business activities and their role as employers. Now, when we can perhaps see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel in the form of Israel’s vaccination campaign, quite a few questions arise.
December 27, 2020
Update on Service Users’ Obligation to Hold Hearings for Service Providers’ Employees
Last July, the National Labor Court issued an important ruling on a service user’s obligation to take part in the termination and hearing process for contract workers employed on site. According to that ruling, the extent of the service user’s participation in the hearing depends on the circumstances. Accordingly, in our previous update, we tried to predict the criteria that would be taken into account, in order to analyze how the National Labor Court’s ruling should be applied in various scenarios.
December 22, 2020
Employees Do Not (Necessarily) Have a Vested Right to a Bonus, Even If They Received One for Years
The COVID-19 crisis has thrown many employers into economic difficulties. In these uncertain times, many employers are asking themselves if they are obligated to pay their employees bonuses. Just before the end of 2020, the Tel Aviv Regional Labor Court issued a new ruling on this very subject. 
August 4, 2020
Service Users Must Now Hold Hearing Procedures for Service Providers’ Employees
The National Labor Court recently handed down an important ruling that concerns many employers in the market engaged with service provider companies. The National Labor Court ruled that although there were no employee-employer relations between the employee and its employer in this matter, the service user still had to take part in the employee’s termination and hearing process, in addition to the obligation of the direct employer to hold the hearing.
March 20, 2020
Podcast on Rights of Employees in Home Quarantine or on Unpaid Leave
A podcast featuring Adv. Lee Alter discusses the rights of employees in home quarantine or on unpaid leave due to the coronavirus pandemic
June 18, 2019
Barnea Represented Axcel in the Acquisition of Phase One
Our firm represented Axcel in the acquisition of Phase One from Silverfleet Capital. Axcel is a leading Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies. It has a broad base of both Nordic and international investors.
February 21, 2019
Barnea Represented Exclusive Networks in Securewave Acquisition
Our firm represented Exclusive Networks in its acquisition of 70% of the shares of Israeli company Securewave Ltd, one of Israel’s leading independent cybersecurity VADs.
June 24, 2018
Consensual Relationships: What Is the Law's Take on Romantic Relationships between Managers and Employees?
Adv. Lee Alter Kizis of the Employment Department published an article on the Mako website about consensual personal relationships in the workplace.
April 6, 2017
Lee Alter Kizis will lecture at Azrieli College of Engineering Startup Accelerator
Adv. Lee Alter Kizis from the Employment Department at Barnea, lectured today on employment aspects for startups at the AtoBe – Azrieli College of Engineering Startup Accelerator.
November 8, 2016
Barnea & Co. Represented Hadad Brothers
Adv. Marie Tsion and Adv. Lee Alter Kizis represented Hadad Brothers, Worldwide Judaica Artists, in a claim by a service provider with an independent business, that after 17 years of engagement argued for a recognition of an employee-employer relationship and filed a claim for various social benefits in the sum of 1.5 Million NIS.  After 2.5 years of legal proceedings, the court this week denied the claim in full.
November 2, 2015
Lee Alter Kizis will lecture at the Upper Galilee Human Resources Managers Forum
On 11/18/15  Adv. Lee Alter Kizis, to lecture in a Human Resources Managers Forum at Caesarea. The forum includes CEO’s and HR managers of leading companies and meets once a month. Lee will give a lecture on the importance of labor agreement
October 5, 2014
Barnea & Co. is growing
The firm welcomes Adv. Ezra Katzen , a new partner in the technology department, Adv.  Daniel Lorber and Adv.  Mayer Winkler that will work in the firm’s commercial department and  Adv. Lee Alter Kisiz that will work in the employment departmentץ
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