Employment Law

For many years ESTUDIO BUNGE – Bunge, Smith & Luchía Puig has counted with employment and labor law attorneys, having won leading cases in said matter.

Our attorneys help clients in different aspects of labor and employment law, representing them in court when needed.

The Firm has represented clients in negotiating individually, multi-individually and collectively with the Ministry of Labor & Employment. We negotiated on behalf of our clients with trade unions organizations, private commissions and personal delegates, having acted in strike situations, collaboration withdrawal and slowdowns. Our professionals have participated in the renegotiation of collective bargaining agreements, negotiated agreements in the representation of companies under reorganization processes, in matters regarding union’s frameworks, trade unions protection and trade unions elections.

Among others, the Firm provides the following services:

  • Preventive Counseling
  • Drafting of labor and HR policies
  • Structuring of teamwork
  • Individual and collective bargaining
  • Indemnity agreements for services’ outsourcing
  • Establishments and staff transfer
  • Staff suspension for economic reasons
  • Preventive crisis proceedings with the Ministry of Labor & Employment.

ESTUDIO BUNGE – Bunge, Smith & Luchía Puig has a highly qualified labor litigation team, taking part in judicial proceedings resulting from work-related accidents, occupational illnesses, dismissals, salary gaps, damages, trade union contributions and welfare medicine.

We have been selected (among more than other fifty law firms) as members of a law firms’ partnership in the tender opened by the Ministry of Economy for the privatization of State Companies labor trials, which became private at the national level. This task implies representing the previously state-owned companies such as ENTEL, GAS DEL ESTADO and the CAJA NACIONAL DE AHORRO Y SEGURO.