Labor And Employment Law
Employment Attorneys Protecting The Rights And Interests Of Employers
In today's workplace, there's a distinct advantage to having a legal partner with the knowledge and experience to provide sound guidance in labor and employment issues. Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law experienced team of labor lawyers and employment attorneys is well positioned to offer a broad range of services to employers of all sizes and types – whether for-profit, nonprofit, or governmental entities – across the United States.
Our employment attorneys assist employers in staying current with changes in the law and making proactive decisions regarding workplace policy and procedure. We pride ourselves in developing the type of relationships that enable you to stay focused on your core business and moving your business forward. From labor negotiations and alternative dispute resolution, to wage and hour investigations and charges of wrongful termination, the labor attorneys at Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law are skilled at helping to resolve the challenging workplace issues employers face every day.
We provide representation before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies, such as the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and a multitude of state and local administrative agencies.
When you partner with Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law, you get timely updates on the latest laws and rulings in the ever-changing labor law landscape. Our employment attorneys lead national seminars regarding cutting-edge legal strategies to address today's litigious workplace. We are dedicated to helping you achieve maximum operational flexibility while minimizing your legal risk and cost.
Our Labor and Employment services include:
- Defense of discrimination and workplace harassment claims before administrative agencies and courts
- Representing employer rights in wage/hour, wrongful discharge, and other claims including defamation, invasion of privacy, and breach of contract
- Counseling clients on conducting effective workplace investigations and/ or serving as the primary outside investigator of suspected workplace misconduct/harassment
- Creating effective alternative dispute resolution processes and procedures for employers that desire to minimize exposure to court claims
- Providing management education and training on minimizing exposure to workplace claims
- Proactively conducting wage/hour audits in order to assure compliance with complicated federal and state wage/hour laws
- Advising clients on the correct manner to implement terminations and reductions in force
- Conducting labor negotiations on behalf of unionized employers and advising non-union employers on lawful techniques to resist unionization campaigns
- Drafting employment agreements, handbooks and policies and procedures manuals for employers
- Handling trade secret and non-compete issues for employers, including drafting effective policies and representing employers in non-compete litigation
Labor and Employment News
- Discriminatory Hiring Practices - Is Your Company at Risk of Being Sued?
- Employee Misclassification - Is Your Company at Risk?
- Philadelphia Labor & Employment Breakfast Series - Radicalization of the NLRB - 4/5/12
- Baltimore Labor & Employment Breakfast Series - Radicalization of the NLRB - 3/29/12
- Labor and Employment Telebriefs with Howard Kurman
- Summary of Important Issued for Employers Under Pennsylvania Wage and Hour Law
- Managing Without Interference: How to Remain Union Free
- Thirteen Offit Kurman Lawyers Recognized as 2012 Maryland Super Lawyers
- Summary of Important Issues for Employers Under Pennsylvania Wage and Hour Law
- Webinar Video: Form I-9: Proper Practices and Procedures
- Offit Kurman Welcomes Russell Berger to The Firm's Expanding Labor & Employment Group
- Penalizing Overzealous Employers
- IT Employers Must Pay Attention to Lady Gaga and the NLRB
- Webinar: Washington D.C.'s New FMLA Regulations Overview
- The Changing Face of Labor Law - Is Your Company Ready?
- Do I Owe My Employees Accrued Vacation Pay When They Leave?
- Labor & Employment Newsletter - January 2011
- Offit Kurman Attorneys Recognized as Philadelphia SmartCEO Legal Elite
- New Limit On Maryland Employers' Right To Do Credit Checks On Applicants - Big Brother Strikes Again!
- Court Rules that Higher Standard is Required for Defamation Claim
- Immigration Issues Every Employer Should Know About
- Comments by Employees on Facebook - More Protected Than You Might Think!
- Webinar: Serving the Immigration Client
- Webinar: Employer Immigration Options
- Federal Appellate Court Affirms Judgment for USERRA Violation
- The Virtual Watercooler Webinar
- Labor & Employment Alert: NLRB Postpones Implementation Date For Its New Notice-Posting Rule
- Tips to Successfully Gaining Concessions From Your Union Without a Strike
- Offit Kurman Attorney Assists NYLX with Compliance
- Moving Your Company Forward by Going Back to the Basics
- Well Known Labor and Employment Attorney Joins Offit Kurman's Growing Office in Philadelphia
- Illegal Pay Practices Touch Home
- NLRA Updated Employee Rights Notifications for Government Contractors
- Howard Kurman Named A Maryland Elite
- Employees and Their Email
- A Unique Way to Retain Employees
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