Hallowell Law Firm advises its corporate clients in regard to all aspects of employment and labour law in Central and East Europe, including trade union matters, the negotiation and administration of collective agreements, employment standards in the work place, harassment and discrimination issues, executive compensation matters, business immigration visas and procedures, pensions and benefits, privacy regulation issues, occupational health and safety matters, workplace safety and insurance issues (workers’ compensation) and payment and employment equity matters.
The Firm cooperates with barristers who may represent clients before national courts and government administrative bodies with respect to labour relations. The Firm’s lawyers also advise its corporate clients on the drafting and preparation of employment agreements, dismissal and severance arrangements, non-competition agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, on the employment and pension aspects related to either the acquisition of a company or to a corporate reorganization or with respect to a disposition of a branch or division.
Among the examples of employment and labor related matters undertaken by Hallowell Law Firm are:
-Preparation of the chapters on employment and labour for the world’s largest employment advisory firm, Mercer for Ukraine and Poland;
-Drafting of employment and labor rules for Baltic Transit Bank;
-Negotiation and preparation of employment and labour agreement for the world’s leading advertising firm, Interpublic Group, in three East European nations;
-Drafting employment and labour agreements for a major Finnish shipping company in Poland and Lithuania;
-Preparation of non-competition agreements for a leading manufacturer’s employees in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania;
-Advising a leading Finnish paint manufacturer on its employment and labour agreements for its subsidiary in Tallinn, Estonia.
Further examples of employment law related matters may be found under the “Services for Corporations” section of the Hallowell Law Firm home page.