Debjani’s Employment Law practice includes representing and advising multinational corporations in relation to their work-force related operations in India, both from a federal and state-level employment and labour law perspective.
She is actively involved in employment-related documentation (including employment contracts, NDAs, secondment contracts and employment/HR policies), compensation structuring, compliance issues/audits, employee transfer and integration issues, immigration matters and employment-related negotiations. She has considerable experience in handling employee terminations, including large-scale contentious RIFs and also serves as the external counsel/observer in termination discussions. She also represents clients before the labour authorities on employment litigation matters.
Debjani has a special interest in laws dealing with prevention of sexual harassment (POSH) in the workplace and EEO matters, having also undergone international certified training in this area. She regularly advises on Indian anti-sexual harassment laws and also serves as the external member of the anti-sexual harassment committees of several clients, with considerable experience in resolving complaints relating to sexual harassment/workplace harassment.
Further, she regularly conducts workplace training on employment laws, including in relation to POSH and discrimination, at a senior management and general employee level. She is a frequent speaker on employment issues at national and international conferences and events.