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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