Work Area: Employment & Labor

Collective dismissals in Brazil: What do companies need to know?

Six months after Brazil’s Supreme Court established new requirements for companies and collective dismissals, Cleber Venditti, Daniel Vergna, Marília Ravazzi and André Utikawa, members of the labour and employment practice at Mattos Filho in Brazil, outline some of the key takeaways for businesses.

27 February 2023

De La Vega prevents Audi walk-out in Mexico

De La Vega & Martínez Rojas, S.C has helped the Mexican subsidiary of German car brand Audi strike a collective bargaining agreement with the Independent Union of Audi México Workers (Sitaudi) to increase salaries, preventing a mass worker strike.

22 February 2023

Ogletree Deakins lawyer joins Jones Day as counsel in Mexico

Jones Day (Mexico) has recruited a senior associate from Ogletree Deakins as counsel, strengthening its labour and employment practice.

09 February 2023

Brazil’s Melcheds launches labour group with Soto Frugis hire

Brazilian firm Melcheds Advogados has hired a senior associate from Soto Frugis Advogados as partner and head of its labour and trade unions practice.

19 January 2023

Baker McKenzie promotes in Mexico and New York

Baker McKenzie LLP has promoted nine lawyers to partner across its five Mexican offices and elevated a Latin America-focused practitioner to its senior rank in New York.

21 December 2022

Compass Group hires legal director for Chile

Food services multinational Compass Group has hired Felipe Barrera as the company’s new legal director in Chile. He speaks to LACCA about the legal team’s key role in facilitating the company’s successful operations and why a deep understanding of the business is key.

19 December 2022

Veirano makes three new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has strengthened its labour and M&A departments in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro by promoting three associates to its partnership.

19 December 2022

KLA promotes three to partner

Brazil’s KLA Advogados has strengthened its labour and wealth management practices by promoting three associates to its senior rank.

13 December 2022

ROBALINO adds three new directors and an of counsel

Ecuadorean firm ROBALINO has strengthened its tax, trade and disputes offerings by appointing three new directors and one of counsel.

12 December 2022

Dentons adds partner in Uruguay

Uruguayan firm Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has strengthened its labour and employment practice by promoting a lawyer to its senior rank.

07 December 2022

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