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Employment

Our attorneys routinely provide advice, counseling, and litigation services to our clients on a wide range of issues related to employment law and their workforces.

Employment Counseling

Employment

Employers make decisions every day concerning their employees that may have significant legal impacts. Managing a workforce is a complex and demanding job. We bring a deep understanding of our clients’ operations to provide advice and counseling in connection with issues that arise concerning our clients’ management of their relationships with their employees. We assist our clients in dealing with sensitive employee issues, with the goal of avoiding costly litigation.

Experience

Below are some of the issues with which we have assisted clients:

  • Employee discipline;
  • The hiring of employees;
  • The termination of employees;
  • Discrimination or other claims asserted by employees;
  • Substance abuse policies;
  • Sexual harassment policies;
  • Wage and hour compliance;
  • Compliance with Title VII, ADA, ADEA, PMLA, the WARN Act, the Equal Pay Act and other federal and state laws applicable to employers and employees;
  • Workplace health/safety matters;
  • Restrictive covenants, non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, and trade secret agreements.

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Employment

Our attorneys routinely provide advice, counseling, and litigation services to our clients on a wide range of issues related to employment law and their workforces.