Labour Law

The International Business Law Firm Palma & Partners provides assistance to Italian and international clients regarding labour and trade union and social security law.

In particular:

  • hiring and termination of employment (managers and non-managerial level employees);
  • international classification of employees;
  • management of personnel redundancies;
  • individual and/or collective layoffs;
  • individual and/or collective transfers;
  • consultancy on company training;
  • trade union consultancy and industrial relations;
  • negotiation of collective agreements;
  • drafting of non-competition agreements and provisions limiting activities (loyalty agreements, non-solicitation agreements);
  • drafting of complex transactions with directors, managers and key managers;
  • developing incentive and stock options plans;
  • organisation – management and auditing (Legislative Decree 231/2001);
  • company reorganisation processes;
  • drafting of company regulations and assistance in their application;
  • contracts and disputes;
  • expatriates and company privacy;
  • asset protection.

The firm also represents and assists clients out of court, in labour proceedings, disputes and within the scope of arbitration proceedings, as well as:

  • salaries and indemnification, incentive plans;
  • maternity, paternity and adoption rights – compensation;
  • health and safety;
  • human rights, freedom of expression, disciplinary policies and complaint procedures;
  • unfair and illegitimate dismissal;
  • discrimination, victimisation and harassment on the basis of age, gender, race, language, colour, ethnic origin, marital status, disability, religion or creed, sexual orientation or trade union activities.