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February 21, 2020
On Bears, Loans and Employment
Labor Law and Immigration
An employee approches the employer and asks for a loan.
December 30, 2019
So what are my options
Business, Corporate and Joint Ventures
So you succeeded in realizing “the Israeli dream” - you were hired by a high-tech company and are on the right path to "big money".
March 9, 2019
Better Late Than Never-Have you Heard of a Belated Hearing?
Labor Law and Immigration
In recent years there has been a significant case law development in connection with the obligation to hold a pre-dismissal hearing in the private labor law sector.
December 31, 2018
Employer, an employee signed a waiver? It is not necessarily valid
Labor Law and Immigration
A company employs an employee for a limited period.
December 18, 2018
Employee Stock Option Plan – Nothing New Under the Sun
High-Tech and Technology
Every employee in the high-tech industry (and these days also in other sectors of the economy) knows the term "ESOP" and often start-ups, with the aim of saving legal costs, also create an employee stock option plan and option grant agreements instead of salary (or as part of the salary) without first consulting a lawyer and an accountant who are knowledgeable in the field.
October 19, 2018
Employer: Do not invite an employee to a termination hearing before seeking alternatives for his employment in another position
Labor Law and Immigration
An employer holds a conversation with a veteran employee who is close to the retirement age, during which he explained that he wished to remove the employee from his administrative position due to pertinent considerations of structural changes in the company.
October 8, 2018
On (Employees) Stock Options and Divorces
High-Tech and Technology
Statistics indicates that more than a quarter of married couples in Israel will undergo a divorce.
August 25, 2018
Failed to hold a hearing before terminating an employee? It might still be OK
Labor Law and Immigration
In recent years more and more verdicts ordered employers to compensate employees on the ground that no legal hearing has been held before deciding to terminate their employment.
July 28, 2018
“Taming of the Shrew” in the Digital Age-Employer Emails and Defamation
Labor Law and Immigration
An employee is dismissed due to disciplinary issues.
July 11, 2018
“Fresh Start” – Is a company bound by pre-incorporation agreements?
High-Tech and Technology
Promises should be kept.
May 6, 2018
So how do you “inflate” a claim against a prior employer? Easily!
Labor Law and Immigration
We often encounter the filing of inflated claims by employees against their former employers.
February 26, 2018
Employer, you may terminate an employee, but promises are to be kept!
Labor Law and Immigration
An employer terminates the employment of an employee due to the employee not being suitable for the position.
January 13, 2018
The Employer’s Responsibility to Prevent Sexual Harassment
Labor Law and Immigration
Sexual harassment in general, and sexual harassment at the workplace in particular, is a topic that has recently risen intensely to the public agenda.
October 22, 2017
Obligation to detail grounds for termination of employment as part of a hearing
Labor Law and Immigration
Many of our clients, who are considering termination of a certain employee, often ask whether, and to what extent, one need specify the grounds for dismissal as part of a summons to a pre-termination hearing and at the hearing itself.
August 16, 2017
The Requirement of Good Faith in Labor Court Claims
Labor Law and Immigration
As an office that represents employers in labor disputes we often encounter claims, the background of which is the employee's belief that Labor Courts tend to favor employees and do not order payment of expenses in case of a rejection of a claim.
July 19, 2017
Liability of purchaser of Company assets for past liabilities
International Transactions and Dispute Resolution
Many erroneously believe that it is preferable to purchase a company's activity in a transaction for company acquisition and not the corporate vehicle itself, thereby avoiding the risk of assuming company debts.
June 21, 2017
The Law for Prevention of Youth Employment and Harm to Small Businesses
Labor Law and Immigration
The main legislative mistake in the Israeli Youth Employment Law, 1953, is the name of the law: the correct name should have been: the law for prevention of youth employment and harm to small businesses.
April 26, 2017
“Exit Tax” for French immigrants when moving to Israel
Taxation and Government Incentives and Funding
The Israeli legislation encourages Jews to relocate to Israel (or "make Aliya" as it is named in Israel).
March 29, 2017
Need an employer await a formal sexual harassment complaint prior to commencing procedures?
Labor Law and Immigration
An employer suspects existence of sexual harassment in the workplace.
December 7, 2016
Public Hearing and Trade Secrets
Dispute Resolution
The public nature of the legal process is part of the foundations of the legal system practiced in Israel.
September 28, 2016
Civil search warrant against an employee suspected of stealing trade secrets
Labor Law and Immigration
An Employer summoned an employee to a hearing prior to termination.
August 31, 2016
Trade secrets in the workplace
Labor Law and Immigration
Many employers have their employees sign employment agreements that include strict stipulations regarding the maintaining of the confidentiality of information received by the employee during employment with the employer and prohibit any use of such information after the termination of employment.
August 3, 2016
The enforceability of an excessive employee non-compete clause
Labor Law and Immigration
Many clients of our firm approach us with a request to draft employment agreements which include a non-competition clause of the employee after the end of the term of the agreement.
May 25, 2016
Right to stay permit in Israel for investor and foreign experts
Labor Law and Immigration
The State of Israel has become in recent years an international economical center requiring entry into Israel of non-Israelis, sometimes for longer periods.
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