Our Labor Law Department, which is headed by Adv. Helit Simchoni, is a high quality and experienced department in the field of employment relations. The advocates in the Department are excellent, diligent lawyers who are skilled in original and creative thought.
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The Labor Law Department assists its clients and advises them on a wide variety of issues in the field of labor law, placing a special emphasis on labor relations and human resources in organizations, as well as on the organization's commercial aspects and considerations. The Labor Law Department has considerable experience in the running of complex crises and disputes in the field of labor law, including collective bargaining disputes and initial organizations.
Without general statements such as “experts in a variety of areas” which is tantamount to saying that we are not experts in anything.The Labor Law Department specializes in the representation of local and international employers in the private and public sectors, including educational institutions, hi-tech companies, media companies, industrial companies, and employee committees.
The Department has represented various companies in cases taking place opposite employee organizations, including the General Employees Trade Union and the National Trade Union, as well as in collective bargaining negotiations.
The head of the Department, Adv. Helit Simchoni is also a mediator in labor disputes, and also acts as an arbitrator, inter alia via the Chamber of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution and the Israel Bar Association.
Helit joined AYR after clerking and working for many years as a senior advocate and as director of the Labor Law Department at the firm of Fischer Behar Well Orion & Co. In this context, she also represented the New General Workers Trade Union, the Transportation Employees Union at the Trade Union, and the Ashdod Port Workers Committee and the Railway Workers Committee in the large labor disputes that occurred in recent years in Israel.
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