Labor & Employment 

Labor and employment law involves the laws and regulations governing the relationship between employers, employees, and labor unions. It covers a wide range of topics such as hiring, wages, benefits, working conditions, safety and health standards, termination of employment, discrimination and harassment. 

Employers must comply with all relevant laws when hiring, managing and terminating employees. These laws include federal statutes such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as state-level statutes. Labor unions are also subject to certain state-level regulations that govern collective bargaining agreements between employers and unionized workers. 

Employment law also covers disputes between employers and employees including wrongful termination claims, wage and hour disputes, discrimination claims, workers’ compensation claims and more. In these cases, employees may sue their employer to recover damages or seek other remedies such as reinstatement or back pay. Employers may also use certain legal principles such as arbitration or mediation to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation. 

Overall, labor and employment law is a complex area of law that is constantly changing in response to new developments in the workplace. Employers should be familiar with all relevant laws in order to ensure compliance with them and avoid potential liability for violations of those laws. Employees should be aware of their rights under these laws so that they can protect themselves from potential violations by their employers.

We provide legal advice and representation to clients in the labor & employment industry. Our services include contract drafting, negotiation, dispute resolution, and litigation. We also advise on the legal aspects of labor laws, collective bargaining agreements, and other related matters.