The labour law team, staffed by highly qualified and experienced lawyers, provides its expertise in human resources management and compliance with employment laws and regulations to leading multinational groups and companies operating, in particular, in automotive, manufacturing, logistic and services, food&beverage, healthcare, media, banking and financial industries. This broad client base, along with an in-depth expertise, gives Carnelutti’s labour law practice a cutting edge across the complete spectrum of labour and employment law, enabling its lawyers to advise its clients on Italian employment and labour law, relations with trade unions and litigation. The firm’s lawyers have particularly detailed knowledge and experience in handling issues triggered by corporate restructuring and reorganization, working closely with their corporate and M&A department colleagues.

Carnelutti's expert team of lawyers provide legal support and representation in the following areas:

  • Day-by-day advice and assistance on employment laws and regulations;
  • Contracts and special covenants of executives and key employees;
  • Collective bargaining with trade unions;
  • Restructuring and reorganization processes;
  • Incentive and retention schemes;
  • Individual and collective dismissal procedures;
  • Privacy and IP protection;
  • Management of labour disputes and industrial actions.

The labour law practice group assists its clients in the day-to-day, management of labour relations, protection of company’s tangible assets and intangible (intellectual) property, on matters of privacy and monitoring of employees, and on all related litigation.

Carnelutti's professionals have a proven track-record in collective and trade union bargaining, in corporate restructuring and reduction in force procedures (redundancy),

The department offers also a wide range of services in consultancy agreements, agency and business finder relationships, service contracts and subcontracting.

  • Assisting a consortium of four Italian banks in labour issues connected to the acquisition of 198 branches from a primary Italian banking group.
  • Assisting an important US private equity fund in labour issues connected to the acquisition of a very well-known Italian leather-wear manufacturer.
  • Assisting a leading company in the cable industry in labour and trade-union issues (including RIF – Reduction In Force procedures) and related litigation.
  • Assisting a major Italian publishing house and all its group companies in general labour and agency issues and related disputes.
  • Assisting a primary Italian bank in labour issues connected to the acquisition of a leading company in the biomedical equipment industry and in negotiating and drafting Top Managers/Directors agreements and a Stock Option Plan (ESOP) after the acquisition.
  • Assisting an international leader in the food and beverage industry in trade union consultation procedures related to the implementation of the national collective labour agreement applicable to the catering industry in connection with the transfer (in and out) of employees within the acquisition and termination of in-flight catering service contracts.
  • Assisting a leading manufacturer of construction materials and ceramic products with 67 companies, 13,200 employees and operations in 16 countries, in closing one of its sites and handling the related collective dismissal procedure and relevant trade union relations (negotiations with local trade unions and with local authorities, negotiations with the Ministry of Productive Activities and with the Ministry of Labour).
  • Assisting a multinational telephone and media company in all the issues related to labour contracts connected to the recruitment of speakers and celebrities for the Italian DVBH television operations.
  • Advising US, UK, Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish and Belgian multinationals on the termination of employment service agreements for top executives.
  • Advising a major US pharmaceutical group on a multi-million euro litigation against the Italian public insurer for work-related accidents.
  • Advising a French rubber multinational on employment law claims started by 200 former employees in relation to the closure of a plant.
  • Advising an American cosmetics company on a new multi-level sales model in Italy.
  • Advising an Italian engine manufacturing company in relation to a logistic agreement and related labour and social security issues.
  • Advising an international mobile phone manufacturer on the termination of its entire agency network arrangement connected with the “decoder business".
  • Advising two Italian subsidiaries of an international oil and gas group with the reorganization of their management structure and post retirement agreements with top managers.
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