Employment Advice

We spend much of our time helping clients avoid litigation by giving them practical and effective guidance on a full range of employment and employment issues, including:

  • Investigations of alleged employee misconduct, including rule violations and sexual harassment
  • Complex employee discipline decisions
  • Accommodation of disabilities and religious needs
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Wage & Hour compliance, including overtime eligibility and independent contractor status
  • Development of forms, policies, handbooks, and protocols
  • Employee-related business disputes, including non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Workforce reductions and plant closings, including disparate impact analysis of layoff decisions
  • Employee privacy rights, including background checks, drug and alcohol testing, video surveillance, and e-mail monitoring
  • Traditional labor relations, including union avoidance strategies, collective bargaining negotiation, and compliance with federal labor laws
  • OSHA
  • Labor and employment law issues arising out of corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions

We also conduct training for our clients on a wide range of topics, including anti-discrimination policies, diversity and inclusion practices, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the National Labor Relations Act, social media policies, management practices in union and non-union environments, and internal investigations.