Employment/Labor Law

Published
10/22/2015

Employment law governs the employer-employee relationship, including individual employment contracts and statutory regulations governing areas such as the right to organize, protection from discrimination, wage and hours, and health and safety. Employment laws exist to protect employees from mistreatment by their employers.

Common issues in employment law:

  • Harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
  • Wage/hour disputes/compliance
  • Benefit disputes
  • Family and medical leave disability issues
  • Severance deals
  • Wrongful termination
  • Trade secrets
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Whistleblowing
  • Review and development of employee handbooks and employer forms and policies