15.01.2021 | Clients’ update on employment – BDi / Adv. Helit Simhoni, Head of our Labor Law Department
Special Clients’ update to BDi ranking guide on employment>> The translation was executed courtesy of Tomedes Translations
.Adv. Helit Simhoni is a partner in the firm and the Head of the Labor Law Departme
Prior to joining AYR, Helit interned and worked for many years as a senior attorney and Head of Labor Law at the Fischer Behar Well Orion & Co. law firm.
Helit specializes in representing local and international employers, in both the private and public sectors, including educational institutes, hi tech companies, media corporations, industrial companies as well as workers’ committees. In recent years, Helit has also represented the New General Federation of Labor (Histadrut), the Histadrut’s Transportation Workers’ Association as well as the Ashdod Port Workers’ Committee and the Railway Workers’ Committee, in some of the most important labor disputes occurring in the Israeli economy in recent years.
Helit consults and advises on a wide variety of issues in labor laws, focusing on labor relations and human resources in the organization, as well as the organization’s commercial considerations and aspects.
Helit is also a mediator in a labor disputes in the Bureau of Arbitration and Conflict Resolution, among other organizations.
Helit has gained recognition by the leading international ranking guide ‘The Legal 500’ for her accomplishments, as the guide recommended her accomplishments in the field of Employment.
Consultation and advice for employers and employees in all aspects of employer – employee relations, including: recruiting employees and job interviews, implementing labor laws, human resources, employment of women, prevention of sexual harassment, equal opportunities at the work place and termination of employment.
Conducting negotiations and drafting employment agreements, termination of employment agreements, senior officers’ compensation, non-disclosure and non-compete agreements, agreements with service providers, implementation of the law to increase enforcement, consultation agreements, employee compensation plans, regulations and procedures at the workplace.
Representation in litigation processes in all legal courts, including in individual proceedings, collective work disputes and mediation and arbitration proceedings.
Representation in processes with the Ministry of the Economy.
Consultation and advice in international commercial transaction, merger and acquisition and change of structure transactions, including due diligence, opinions on all matters related to employees’ rights when employers change or when employees relocate from Israel abroad, as well as consultation on the employment of Israeli employees abroad and the employment of foreign employees in Israel.
Consultation on the employment of foreign employees and experts, including with regard to immigration laws and labor laws application to such employees.
Consultation for international customers and law firms abroad on all matters related to the implementation of Israeli labor laws.
Consultation and advice in preliminary organization of employees.