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Guerrero & Asociados Asesores Laborales is highly experienced in consulting companies from all industry sectors on their labor issues, under the perspective of both collective and individual labor law. The firm has stood out thanks to the added value it provides to clients, which goes from planning to implementing legal labor strategies that help companies do business, and contribute to identifying and mitigating any labor risk that may arise.

Guerrero & Asociados has been given the opportunity to successfully provide advice in some of the most relevant cases that have occurred in Colombia regarding collective labor matters, particularly on conflicts with unions. In this context, the firm provided consulting services to the National Government, specifically the Ministry of Education, on the collective bargaining process conducted with the Colombian Federation of Education Workers (FECODE, by its Spanish acronym), the largest union in Colombia, both for its affiliates and political impact. In addition, Guerrero & Asociados had the opportunity to become part of the consulting service provided to AVIANCA S.A.S on the legal conflicts it faced as result of the strike performed by the Colombian Association of Civil Aviators (ACDAC, by its Spanish acronym), a union that led the longest strike in the history of commercial aviation.

As a result, Guerrero & Asociados has consolidated its position as a major player in the Colombian legal labor market.

The firm

Guerrero & Asociados Asesores Laborales is a firm focused on providing specialized consulting services to companies on individual and collective labor matters, as well as social security, by conducting strategic planning on labor matters pursuant to the specific needs of each company in order to reach set goals. The accompaniment that the firm provides is comprehensive, and the goal is to solve all labor issues that may arise on matters such as salary structure, outlining of working hours according to business needs of each client, structuring and standardization of contract outlines, etc. The market has acknowledged Guerrero & Asociados Asesores Laborales' vast experience and outstanding results representing corporate clients in complex scenarios, such as collective bargaining processes with unions, strikes, business restructuring plans, structuring of collective benefits for non-union workers, and business integration. Furthermore, it is worth pointing out that the company has also been widely successful in litigations, representing its clients before complaints filed before courts.

Juan Manuel Guerrero, founder and managing partner of Guerrero & Asociados Asesores Laborales, has stood out thanks to his vast experience in handling labor matters faced by companies, highlighting his expertise in labor law and his ability in structuring and implementing issue-solving strategies. He is widely recognized as an expert attorney in handling union problems and in collective labor bargaining processes.

The firm has provided counsel to some of the largest companies in Colombia, such as Avianca S.A., Grupo Familia (a market leader in hygiene and cleaning products), Brinsa (with brands such as Refisal, one of the main salt brands in Colombia and Blancox, one of the main cleaning brands in Colombia), Diaco S.A. (a leading company in the steel industry), Industria Nacional de Gaseosas (a leading soda company in Colombia), Grupo Riopaila Castilla, Incubadora Santander S.A., etc., which not only rely on the firm to handle their daily labor affairs, but also to solve complicated disputes with unions and litigations.

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