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CMS has its own team of specialists in Monegasque labour and social security law, advising local and overseas companies, banks and financial institutions on labour-related legal matters. 

We provide litigation services for both summary motions and trials in individual or collective disputes. Our litigation services include:

  • Risk assessment
  • Managing crisis situations
  • Contacts with relevant public authorities
  • Conflict resolution
  • Trials

Our labour law team is also involved in teaching the Monaco Labour Law programme at the University of Montpellier.

CMS has built its reputation in the field of labour law on the solid experience and technical skills of its lawyers, who are in regular contact with Monaco’s government authorities and participate actively in discussions on labour law issues.

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    Collective labour relations

    Companies are subject to certain obligations relating to collective labour relations, and these can be difficult to understand and put into practice.

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    Data protection

    The omnipresence of digital use in the workplace gives rise to new problems within companies.

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    Employee Mobility

    The international character of the activity carried out in Monaco in many economic sectors is reflected in the relations maintained by foreign entities, particularly within groups.

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    Individual labour relations

    Labour law must be reconciled with a business’s operational constraints and our labour law team advises and supports companies with all issues related to human resource management at an individual level.

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    Restructuring & Collective Social Plans

    Monegasque companies face a constantly changing economic environment and must regularly adapt if they are to remain competitive.

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    Social audits

    Our specialised team can also audit your company to ensure that it complies with all the labour-related regulations applicable in Monaco (legislation, case law, collective agreements), assess any risks and correct the situation if necessary, in a way that respects your company’s operational requirements, particularly when it comes to the organisation of work and working hours, internal procedures and rules, data protection, etc. 

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    Teleworking

    Digital technology and new management techniques have disrupted the traditional, company-centred ways in which we used to work.

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    COV­ID-19 | Sup­port Meas­ures for Mone­g­asque Com­pan­ies
    The Gov­ern­ment of Monaco has taken ex­cep­tion­al meas­ures to sup­port Mone­g­asque com­pan­ies fa­cing eco­nom­ic dif­fi­culties due to the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. Find out more.
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    CMS Ex­pert Guide to Gov­ern­ment Sup­port for Em­ploy­ers and Work­ers
    This ex­pert guide ex­plores the ways dif­fer­ent gov­ern­ments have at­temp­ted to al­le­vi­ate the stress the pan­dem­ic has im­posed on both em­ploy­ers and work­ers and en­sure busi­ness con­tinu­ity.
    05/05/2020
    Over­view of Em­ploy­ment law land­scape in Monaco
    In the Monaco chapter of the 2020 Lex­o­logy GT­DT Guide on La­bour & Em­ploy­ment, Soph­ie Mar­quet and Florence De Guz­man de Saint Nic­olas provide an over­view of the loc­al reg­u­lat­ory land­scape. Find out more.
    04/05/2020
    End of lock­down in Monaco: our of­fices will re­open on 11 May
    We are de­lighted to an­nounce the re­open­ing of our of­fices on 11 May. Find out more.
    27/04/2020
    COV­ID-19 and Con­tin­ued Activ­ity
    This art­icle provides in­form­a­tion on the latest em­ploy­ment meas­ures en­vis­aged by the Monaco Gov­ern­ment. Find out more.
    01/04/2020
    COV­ID-19 and HR Risk Man­age­ment | Dis­missals
    The Prince's Gov­ern­ment is for­bid­ding all dis­missals dur­ing this peri­od, ex­cept in the event of ser­i­ous mis­con­duct. In this con­text, un­der what con­di­tions can dis­missals be im­ple­men­ted?
    25/03/2020
    COV­ID-19 | Sup­port meas­ures for Mone­g­asque com­pan­ies
    The Gov­ern­ment of Monaco has taken ex­cep­tion­al meas­ures to sup­port Mone­g­asque com­pan­ies fa­cing eco­nom­ic dif­fi­culties due to the coronavir­us COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. Find out more.
    20/03/2020
    COV­ID-19 et Ges­tion RH
    La crise sanitaire con­fronte ac­tuelle­ment les en­tre­prises à des dif­fi­cultés in­édites dans la ges­tion de leur per­son­nel. Suivez le guide !
    March 2020
    CMS On your radar | Is­sue 12
    In this edi­tion of On Your Radar, find the latest de­vel­op­ments in em­ploy­ment law in a num­ber of jur­is­dic­tions.
    22/01/2020
    Whistle-blowers
    Gov­ern­ment bill n° 987 of 10 Decem­ber 2018 con­cerns the pro­tec­tion of whistle-blowers in the field of la­bour re­la­tions.
    November 2019
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    14/10/2019
    CMS Pasquier Ciulla Mar­quet & Pas­tor moves to the “Villa des Cigognes”
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