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Brigard & Urrutia

Labor & Employment

Our Labor practice offers services in the fields of Individual Labor Law, and Collective and Social Security Law. The team focuses on advising clients on domestic and foreign recruitment, management of individual and collective relations, the implications of executing employment contracts in Colombia and adoption of labor policies, among others. We also represent clients before the labor courts and before the administrative authorities.

The team has an extensive experience advising the most representative, national and international companies in labor matters; and we have the privilege of being the only representative of the international alliance Ius Laboris in Colombia. 

Portfolio of services

Individual Law

  • Hiring of national or foreign staff by national or foreign employers in Colombia
  • Labor regulations and policies
  • Outsourcing contracting schemes, temporary services of associated employment cooperatives and independent contractors.   

Collective Law

  • Advice on managing collective relations
  • Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and conventions

Social Security

  • Planning of compensation benefits for employees 
  • Structuring and implementation of voluntary retirement plans
  • Answering inquiries 

Litigation and Administrative procedures

  • Representation in administrative procedures nationwide  
  • Legal representation before the Ordinary Labor Courts nationwide 
  • Entering into voluntary conciliations before the Ministry of Social Protection or Labor Courts
  • Administrative proceeding before competent authorities
  • Compensation schemes for all employee levels.  

Labor Due diligence 

  • Compliance with labor and social security regulations and obligations