Labor & Employment

India Law Offices holds a strong reputation across the country for representing employees, executives and partners in all areas of employment law. From helping senior executives with contract negotiations to protecting the civil rights of employee in a workplace to combating exploitation, harassment and discrimination, our dedicated team of lawyers focus solely on the field of employment matters.
 
Our firm operates on the principles of excellence, integrity, and service. We listen to our clients and work with them to identify their goals, anticipate their needs and offer best solutions for their problems whether that involved behind the scenes counseling, active negotiation, litigation, mediation or arbitration or any other avenue that best meets our clients’ needs.
 
Employee Services:
 
  • Reviewing employment contracts/service agreements at the offer stage
  • Negotiating Termination and Settlement Agreements
  • Advice on discipline and grievance procedures, unfair dismissal
  • Workplace investigation and whistleblowing
  • Disputes related to Bonus, EPF and other employee benefits
  • Bullying, sexual harassment and any kind of misconduct at work
  • Maternity, Paternity and other pregnancy related claims
Employer Services:
 
  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts, offer letters, company handbooks & policies such as maternity, POSH, confidentiality agreement, gratuity and provident policy
  • Defending a discrimination and sexual harassment claim
  • Structuring executive severance arrangements and settlement agreements
  • Assistance with large scale reorganizations and redundancy process
  • Handling grievances and disciplinary procedures
  • Managing disability in the workplace
  • Advice on working time regulations, sickness and other absence management
  • All other day-to-day aspects of employment law
In litigation matters, our lawyers advise and represent clients before labor courts, tribunals, High Courts and also the Supreme Court of India.
 
Labor & Employment Audit:
 
Employment audit is a critical tool for proactive and effective Human Resource management. Our HR audit service ensures that our client’s policies and practices are in compliance with Indian labor & employment law.
 
We review the HR documentation and processes which could include:
 
  • Recruitment & onboarding - job descriptions, employment contracts, handbooks, orientation & training
  • Working hours, pay & benefits of Employees – pay reviews & structures, sick pay and leave, flexible working policy, benefits & membership schemes
  • Employee Relationships – employee policies, performance management, team communication
  • Discrimination & harassment - policy, training, guidelines
  • Data protection - Confidentiality agreement, record keeping, personnel records, privacy
  • Exit procedures - exit interviews, termination letter, character / experience certificate
Our lawyers will summarize the findings and prepare a detailed final report, benchmarking against the industry standards and make recommendations for areas that could be improved.
 

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