ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN has a team of knowledgeable and experienced lawyers specializing in labor law who offer a variety of practical tools and solutions that allow our clients to manage their labor relationships in an efficient, safe, and reliable manner.

We accompany our local and international clients from the very moment they start operations in Panama, providing them with valuable support in labor and social security matters, including advice on issues related to individual employment contracts, salaries, working hours, overtime, unions, collective bargaining agreements, strikes, occupational hazards, calculation of labor rights and benefits, disciplinary sanctions, and termination of employment.

We represent our clients in individual and collective labor claims before the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and before the Labor Courts.

ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN’s labor law team provides constant support to clients such as Caterpillar, FCC Construcción, UBS Asesores, Banco Panamá, GlaxoSmithKline, Cirsa, Panamerican Life Insurance Company, Samsung, Dell, Bancolombia, among others.

All labor matters, questions, and concerns that may arise will be attended and coordinated by Javier José Vallarino, partner of the firm and in charge of the Labor Law Department of ICAZA, GONZÁLEZ-RUIZ & ALEMÁN, with the permanent support and active participation of partners Joaquín Díaz S. and Alexis V. Herrera R., who have vast experience in Labor Law.

Our lawyers specialized in Labor Law are part of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) list of “the most important lawyers in Latin America”, a guide for professional leaders in the private sector, as a result of the votes of its own members.

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