FORMAN WATKINS & KRUTZ LLP: FormanWatkins Promotes Experience of Labor & Employment Practice Group in Recognition of Labor Day

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 5, 2018

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP issued the following announcement on Aug. 31.

FormanWatkins’ labor and employment law practice offers a comprehensive mix of counseling and litigation services. Our team of labor and employment attorneys are talented and diligent problem solvers with substantial experience, including:

» COUNSELING, COMPLIANCE AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE

Forman Watkins & Krutz labor and employment attorneys have helped clients be proactive and minimize the risks inherent in employment decisions by:

• Developing and/or updating employee handbooks and employment policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal labor and employment law;

• Conducting supervisor and employee training on employment law topics, policies and procedures;

• Performing employee classification, wage and time records, personnel file and I-9 audits; • Investigating complaints of workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as well as employee wage and hour complaints;

• Guiding employers through the employment termination and discipline processes;

• Reviewing and/or drafting employment contracts, including executive employment contracts and nondisclosure, intellectual property, and non-compete agreements;

• Updating affirmative action plans; and • Routinely advising employers on compliance with federal and state laws that affect employment, including Title VII; Family Medical Leave Act; Americans with Disabilities Act; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Fair Labor Standard Act; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act; National Labor Relations Act; and the Affordable Care Act.

» LITIGATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

Forman Watkins & Krutz labor and employment attorneys have successfully:

• Handled matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Civil Service Commission, and U.S. Department of Labor;

• Litigated in federal and state courts matters involving Title VII (discrimination, harassment and retaliation); Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Family Medical Leave Act; state employment discrimination laws; state whistleblower laws; the Fair Labor Standards Act; state wage and hour laws; and ERISA interference claims; • Tried employment and Section 1983 matters to defense verdicts

• Enforced employee confidentiality agreements and covenants not to compete;

• Arbitrated employment matters; and • Obtained summary judgments resulting in published opinions.

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