Employment

Labour law is as diverse as everyday business life in your company. The labour law team of sdzlegal Schindhelm provides you with comprehensive advice in the field of individual and collective labour law and supports you in all areas of HR management and HR development. The range of consulting services extends from complex employment contracts and termination agreements to company agreements and other industrial relations law to issues of personnel leasing and data protection in the employment relationship. In cases of dispute, we represent your interests in all instances before the national labour courts. We represent you before authorities or in negotiations with the union or works council.

In addition to the statutory provisions, labour law is heavily affected by labour court case law. Our team is always up to date and monitors current developments for you, whether it be in legal initiatives or fundamental decisions by judges. We thus know which focus areas need to be set in future and can advise you with foresight.

In addition to strategically foresighted personnel decisions, it is the contractual bases that set the course. Our team knows the pitfalls of formulating employment and service contracts from many years of experience and develops tailor-made, legally sound and future-proof contracts. Irrespective of whether it is salaried employment contracts, managing director and Board contracts, delegation and consultant agreements or freelance employment and service contracts. And thus makes a fundamental contribution to your company's successful risk management. But we are also your competent partner in and out of court for your questions during the existing contractual relationship or in connection with termination by lay-offs or severance agreements.

Additionally the Labour Law department holds a variety of training sessions for employers about interesting aspects of labour law. Each training session is prepared individually to particular order of the Client. Apart from the training sessions for our Clients the Law Firm Schampera, Dubis, Zając and Partners, together with the British-Polish Chamber of Commerce and the Polish-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce prepares cycles of training sessions on labour law for the members of Chambers and other entities.

BREAKFASTS HR are also held under the aegis of our Law Firm: these are free of charge, periodical meetings of human resources managers of large employers, aiming at the exchange of experiences and the integration of this professional group.

The Labour Law Department advises our Clients as regards the following issues:

  • preparation of work regulations and regulations concerning remuneration, company social benefits fund regulation and other company-specific sources of labour law,
  • preparation of employment contracts, contracts for the members of the management board and high-ranking management personnel, contracts for non-competiton and individual employee documentation,
  • delegation of employees abroad to the EU member states and to other states,
  • legal aspects of vocational development of the employers,
  • procedures connected with the penalty for breach of order and material liability of employees (individual and collective),
  • introduction of flexible working time,
  • employment of foreigners in Poland,
  • termination of employment contracts, including collective redundancies and employment restructuring,
  • monitored termination of employment (outplacement),
  • temporary employment,
  • transactions of mergers and acquisitions or dividing companies or their parts in light of labour law,
  • obligation to inform the employees and to conduct consultations in light of Polish and EU law,
  • solving employment disputes and representation before labour courts,
  • negotiation of collective agreements and other agreements.