There are several employment law issues that every employer encounters during the course of employment. Understanding how to approach these issues can help employers minimise liability arising from the employment relationship or regulatory compliance.
Our employment lawyers in Rwanda advise clients on local employment legislation and best practices, helping them meet their workforce objectives.
We partner with our clients, to find solutions and manage risk in relation to their employment, incentives and pensions legal challenges and objectives.
We work with our clients locally and across borders. Our global reach and local knowledge means that we can partner with clients to drive consistency, deliver cost savings and help them identify and manage their priorities and risk across multiple locations.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in dealing with collective employment and traditional labor matters and disputes, and are ideally placed to advise, guide and represent employer clients in Rwanda and beyond.
Whether employers are focused domestically or multi-nationally, the laws relating to an employer’s relations with its workforce are becoming increasingly critical and central to corporate strategy.
Our lawyers represent clients in a wide range of employment disputes and understand the legal, business and procedural developments in Rwanda and beyond.
Through innovative dispute resolution strategies and effective case management, we aim to identify and execute the most advantageous business-oriented solutions, either by pursuing or defending litigation or through alternative methods, such as mediation.
The growing global focus on anti-corruption and corporate misconduct, data privacy, and business, as well as enforcement by regulatory authorities puts compliance at the top of many of our clients' agendas.
Our lawyers in Rwanda advise our clients regularly on these issues, working with them to plan the best approach for their business and partner with them through implementation and beyond.
The issue of how to properly reward and motivate management and staff at all levels while satisfying other key stakeholders is one which concerns most organizations.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have considerable experience in developing and implementing cost-efficient reward, compensation arrangements and stock-based incentive schemes tailored to each client's unique human resource and corporate strategy.
Confidential information is often one of the most valuable assets of a business. In this challenging economic climate, there has never been a greater need for employers to protect that information.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have experience in dealing with disputes around misuse of confidential information and unlawful competition by employees and directors, as well as challenges in protecting confidential information, particularly with the growth of new technology and social media.
A smooth reorganization, restructuring, outsourcing or reduction in force hinges on early identification of a clear people strategy, a sensible understanding of how that strategy affects the commercial aspects of the change proposal and the development of a systematic approach to implementation.
Our lawyers in Rwanda have helped clients through processes involving re-organization, and pre and post-merger/acquisition integrations.
Experience has included advising:
- Numerous local and international clients regarding Rwandan employment legislation and best practices, including but not limited to contract negotiation and termination, human resource manuals, statutory contributions, health and safety requirements among others
- Numerous international and local clients regarding dispute resolution and representing them before the office of the labor inspector and Rwandan courts of law
- Numerous international and local clients regarding immigration applications and appeals for their employees