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Employment

Rapidly changing markets, globalization and continuous technological innovation has led to workforce challenges being greater than ever. Israel’s diverse workplace is reflected in our own client base: traditional industries, high-tech, kibbutz industry, medical R&D, telecoms, internet, and real estate. In such a diverse arena we advise on all aspects of employment law.

For employers and employees this covers recruitment, compensation plans and salary policies, day-to-day labor relations, employment and non-disclosure agreements, employee rights, contractual changes, allocation of options, golden parachutes, and retirement agreements.

 

We have a proven track record in advising our clients in respect of large-scale re-organisations, re-locations, redundancies, and termination. Our team is also experienced negotiators with worker organizations, and skilled advocates in collective bargaining, labor courts, and dispute tribunals.

 

We are also experienced in advising foreign companies who wish to buy or found companies in Israel in order to correctly structure their employment environment.

 

Whether your requirements regarding your workforce are domestic or international, we will guide you each step of the way and provide you with strategic, practical and creative solutions.

News and updates - Employment:


June 7, 2021

Employers: Coronavirus Restrictions Have Expired

 

On June 1, 2021, the regulations that guided the conduct of workplaces during the coronavirus crisis expired. Accordingly, from this day forward, there is no longer a requirement to operate in accordance with the green tag or purple tag directives in the workplace. At this stage, holding gatherings, professional trainings, and group meals at the workplace is permitted, even without observing social distancing.

June 6, 2021

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.

May 23, 2021

How Should an Employer Deal with an Employee's Problematic Posts on Social Media?

 

In light of heightened security tensions in recent days, a post by an employee on social media that goes beyond the bounds of legitimate opinion may disrupt routine daily conduct in the workplace. An employer must therefore act accordingly to remedy the situation. In an op-ed published in Globes, Netta Bromberg, the head of our Employment Department, explains how an employer should respond.

Employment

Rapidly changing markets, globalization and continuous technological innovation has led to workforce challenges being greater than ever. Israel’s diverse workplace is reflected in our own client base: traditional industries, high-tech, kibbutz industry, medical R&D, telecoms, internet, and real estate. In such a diverse arena we advise on all aspects of employment law.

For employers and employees this covers recruitment, compensation plans and salary policies, day-to-day labor relations, employment and non-disclosure agreements, employee rights, contractual changes, allocation of options, golden parachutes, and retirement agreements.

 

We have a proven track record in advising our clients in respect of large-scale re-organisations, re-locations, redundancies, and termination. Our team is also experienced negotiators with worker organizations, and skilled advocates in collective bargaining, labor courts, and dispute tribunals.

 

We are also experienced in advising foreign companies who wish to buy or found companies in Israel in order to correctly structure their employment environment.

 

Whether your requirements regarding your workforce are domestic or international, we will guide you each step of the way and provide you with strategic, practical and creative solutions.

News and updates - Employment:


June 7, 2021

Employers: Coronavirus Restrictions Have Expired

 

On June 1, 2021, the regulations that guided the conduct of workplaces during the coronavirus crisis expired. Accordingly, from this day forward, there is no longer a requirement to operate in accordance with the green tag or purple tag directives in the workplace. At this stage, holding gatherings, professional trainings, and group meals at the workplace is permitted, even without observing social distancing.

June 6, 2021

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.

May 23, 2021

How Should an Employer Deal with an Employee's Problematic Posts on Social Media?

 

In light of heightened security tensions in recent days, a post by an employee on social media that goes beyond the bounds of legitimate opinion may disrupt routine daily conduct in the workplace. An employer must therefore act accordingly to remedy the situation. In an op-ed published in Globes, Netta Bromberg, the head of our Employment Department, explains how an employer should respond.

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