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Pensions, employment and labour law

Human Resources law means more than just plain labour law. Creative but clear employment contracts help the employer as well as the employee.

Our advice and representation covers all aspects of this subject, including:

  • contracts
  • strategies
  • court proceedings
  • issues of immigration and employment
  • anti-discrimination/equal treatment
  • disability
  • maternity protection
  • data protection and personality rights
  • posting of staff
  • tele-working
  • termination of employment
  • retirement
  • protection of agent's regular clientele
  • co-decision of employees and constitution of the establishment
  • collective bargaining agreements
  • employers agreements and official regulations, operational reconstruction
  • outsourcing
  • M & A

We have considerable experience of advising clients, representing clients in court and holding specialist seminars. Our recent experience includes:

  • advising a multinational health care company on a sales force outsourcing project
  • providing regular employment advice to a leading international asset management company
  • providing employment advice to a Vienna based international organisation
  • representing a global technology and entertainment company regarding the termination and conclusion of executive contracts

Pensions law

The Austria team advises and represents clients in all aspects of pensions law, including:

  • advice on implementation of occupational pension schemes by plant or individual agreements
  • analysis of existing pension schemes and possible improvements
  • review of pension schemes in M&A transactions
  • assistance in the change of scheme from pension fund or company group insurance to life insurance for the benefit of the employees or direct pensions paid by the employer
  • representation of clients concerning pension issues arising out of termination of employment contracts
  • advice for senior executives on their pension rights
  • representation of clients in court on pension issues
  • delivery of seminars relating to Austrian employment and pension law