The Labour and Social Security practice group at Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos provides advice and counsel on all legal and regulatory matters governing labour and social security activities in Chile. Our services include drafting and preparing the full range of employment agreements, suited to all forms of contract arrangements allowed under current legislation; structuring compensation and benefits packages, stock option programs, and preventive labour audits; supporting corporate restructuring processes with an impact on labour; and counseling clients related to outsourcing of services methods and procedures.
Our advice also includes the drafting of employment contracts for foreign personnel and the preparation and monitoring of the corresponding applications for work permits and visas, providing support in all matters of interest to foreign executives residing in Chile.
We also advise companies in collective bargaining processes, both with unions and with groups of workers, minimum services requests, assistance in case of a strike, mediation processes, and the preparation of contracts and collective bargaining agreements. Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos is consistently recognised as a leading firm in Chile for labour and employment law services by industry insiders such as Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers, The Legal 500 and the Latin Lawyer 250.
What they say
Dynamic full-service firm with solid expertise in handling collective bargaining process as well as in labour matters stemming from M&A operations, social security and immigration issues. Clients include domestic and foreign multinational companies from the retail, technology and mining sectors. Emirates and Stericycle are recent additions to the firm’s client roster.
– Chambers and Partners