Defense of the interests of companies on judicial and extrajudicial levels, submitting answers and appeals in general, during the cognizance, enforcement and precautionary stages.
Filing of Opposition by Third Parties and its applicable appeals.
Participation in initial, single and discovery hearings, as well as preparation of representatives for the respective hearings.
Guidance and strategy of judicial agreements in order to reduce labor liabilities, depending on the matter discussed, procedural stage and percentage of success.
Writ of mandamus, administrative opposition, annulment action against infraction notices issued by the Regional Labor Offices and defense in Public Civil Actions brought by the Public Labor Attorney’s Office.
Guidance and negotiating participation in Prior Conciliation Committees of trade unions and monitoring of hearings held by Arbitration Chamber by virtue of claims of former employees. Periodical meetings with reports regarding the status of the labor actions and prevention cases.
Verification of the company’s Labor Procedures, through an interview with the client, where standard questions are asked regarding the main everyday matters of the company in relation to its employees, in order to, after mapping the situations and preparing an opinion, correct any labor inconsistencies found.
Opinions and guidance regarding concrete cases, on a labor preventive basis, regarding the main topics of the employee x employer relationship in the light of the legislation, the courts’ opinion and of the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement for the category, according to the particularities of the company.
Service and guidance in real time regarding specific situations occurred with an employee, which required swift management decision (warning, suspension, letter of dismissal with cause, presentation and investigation into the legitimacy of medical certificates, in loco monitoring regarding the specific situation, etc.).
Implementation of Internal Labor Rules, with study, preparation, implementation and presentation to the employees, containing, among other provisions, issues regarding the conduct and ethics of collaborators before colleagues, superiors, executive office, managers, clients; prohibited practices; obligations and rights; sanctions due to violation of the Rules, etc.
Preparation of Occupational Health and Safety Prevention Report from a legal and preventive viewpoint, in relation to occupational health and safety, comprising issues regarding the inspection and use of personal protective equipment, implementation of an Internal Accident Prevention Commission (CIPA), analysis of PPRA (Environmental Risk Prevention Program) reports, PCMSO (Occupational Health Medical Control Program) reports, among others; updated position of the courts regarding the topic, sanctions, etc.
Assistance in the preparation of Job Titles and Salaries, through specific preventive studies regarding equal pay, accumulation of and/or deviation from duties, according to any inconsistencies found, suggestions of changes or maintenance of specific situations in relation to the duties performed by each employee, addenda to employment contracts, job descriptions, formalization of promotions, relocation of duties, information on potential labor risks, etc.
Management of Collective Bargaining Agreement for the category the company falls under, with the analysis of the provisions contained in the Agreement, verification and guidance with the human resources department regarding the correct application of the provisions contained in the collective instrument in relation to the employees, control of effectiveness of the collective rules, due dates, report to the client regarding negotiations of adjustments for the category and all matters set forth in the convention’s text that cause and will cause and impact on the company.
Drafting of Confidentiality Agreements, through the study, preparation and implementation of instruments related to employment relationships, encompassing the labor legislation, intellectual property legislation, sanctions and other provisions applicable to the particularities and working field of the company.
Negotiation, preparation and implementation, with the trade union and companies, of collective bargaining agreements related to profit or result sharing, overtime to be compensated and others that need the consent of a trade union in order to legitimate the agreement between employees and employer.
Monitoring of meetings of employees.
Prior communication to the trade union entity and Regional Labor Offices regarding collective vacation, work on Sundays and holidays, etc.
Defense in compliance actions brought by trade unions.
Strike Settlement Agreements. Operation before the Regional Labor Court and Superior Labor Court.