Cariola’s main mission is to fully satisfy the legal needs of our clients in any area of the law, through high quality advice provided in a comprehensive, efficient and appropriate manner. With this objective in mind, Cariola’s lawyers propose simple, precise legal solutions, designed for each particular client or case.
Labor Law, Social Security and Immigration
Through our specialized labor advice area, we provide consulting and legal advice on the legal provisions and regulations that affect labor and pension activities in Chile.
Our assistance includes the drafting and preparation of all types of employment contracts in relation to all hiring mechanisms allowed by current legislation, the structuring of compensation and incentive packages, stock options programs, preventive labor audits, labor due diligence work, and support in corporate restructuring processes with an impact on labor and in outsourcing of services. 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.
Likewise, our team participates actively representing clients in labor litigation cases, including labor trials related to termination of employment contracts, fundamental rights disputes, law suits derived from labor accidents or professional diseases, anti-union conducts, etc.
Our services also include advising 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.
Periodically, we give talks and seminars to clients so that they can update their departments and Human Resources management on topics related to this area of practice.