Labor & employment

We offer the most comprehensive spectrum of employer labor counseling services in the country, with extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of employment law, as well as handling complex labor litigation, both individual and collective.

Our services cover and include providing advice in the complex field of Guatemalan labor regulations, which includes constitutional jurisprudence, ordinary laws, executive regulations and a significant number of International Treaties from the ILO, as well as constant changes resulting from legal precedents.

Our services include:

  • Defense of employer in all types of matters, both before the administrative authorities of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare and before the Labor Courts.
  • Preparation of all documentation required by labor laws or due to special requirements of our clients.
  • Special cases of employment.
  • Advice on terminations of contracts and individual work relationships.
  • Advice and consultancy on the application of remuneration and productivity systems.
  • Advice on the design and implementation of internal HR policies
  • Advice, negotiation and representation of employer in collective bargaining proceedings.
  • Complex and high stake labor litigation.
  • Occupational safety (legal perspective and compliance)
  • Defense of claims brought by Social Security Agency.