Labor & Employment Law
Labor & Employment Law
The strength of Hungary’s labor market is one of the chief reasons so many foreign investors chose to make Hungary their home base in the European Union. Hungarian workers are well educated, highly skilled, and integrate well with global teams. Identifying, hiring and retaining such talent is crucial for any company, even when the pace of technological change is disrupting many aspects of the traditional employer-employee relationship.
Labor law is a sensitive area that interweaves the lives of companies and individuals, and often presents situations that require unique solutions. It is an area of the law where an informed human sensibility is essential. Our experienced Labor and Employment Law Group is particularly well-suited to help clients navigate the legal and cultural landscape of this area of the law in Hungary, and to creating a flourishing employee culture that is fully compliant with relevant laws and regulations.
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Employment Law Related Contracts
Our labor law service includes advising companies on establishing and terminating employment relationships, conducting restructurings and large-scale lay-offs, non-competition agreements and executive compensation schemes and responding to all aspects of HR related questions.
Our approach is client-focused. We take the time to understand our clients’ needs, as well as their goals. We work with them to define a plan, and then to implement the solutions identified. We prepare drafts of employment contracts, negotiate on our clients’ behalf with the relevant counterparties and remain engaged until an agreement is reached.
Preparing Policies for Companies
In an age of significant liability for companies, we work with our clients to develop policies that help them define and shape the culture of their organizations so that liability can be minimized.
We try to find the most advantageous solution for our clients with our unique approach. KNP LAW’s labor law team advises companies on day-to-day employment issues and prepares policies that create predictability for our clients and their employees.
We understand, of course, that preparing a policy and implementing that policy within a company are two different things. Accordingly, our labor and employment team is ready to engage with our clients’ HR departments to ensure that policies are appropriately implemented and reinforced through trainings, seminars and workshops.
Creating a Safe Legal Background
As a trusted labor law legal advisor, we provide our clients with timely advice taking into account the latest guidance regarding employee benefit, company car programs and tax related solutions. With our data protection team, we can make your workplace a safer place with IT policies and GDPR compatible solutions.
Our team strives to avoid future litigation for our clients; however, we also provide legal representation in disputes if needed.
We provide individualized solutions to our clients, keeping pace with the ongoing changes in the world. There have been many examples of this during the COVID-19 pandemic, during which time numerous companies have turned to us for help and guidance to navigate unprecedented labor and employment challenges while remaining respectful of workers’ needs and personal challenges brought on by the public health disruption.
Client First Approach
We provide solutions for current and anticipated problems through mutual collaboration between our team and yours. We solve and alleviate the legal obstacle.
Our team consists of attorneys trained in several countries, including the United States, Germany, and France.
We are a firm built on cooperation and collaboration not only with our clients – but internally within our firm.
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