01. Employment Law
Employment litigation and disputes are one of the most avoidable expenses for businesses in New York. State and Federal employment laws and Department of Labor regulations can be confusing and are constantly changing, resulting in inadvertent violations. We counsel companies and individuals on a range of matters including:
Employment Agreements and Packages
Confidentiality Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)
Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
Drafting Employment Manuals
Department of Labor audits and compliance
Employment litigation including religious, gender, sex, age-based discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, disability, and harassment
Employment litigation related to failure to pay wages,
Breach of contract
New York Sexual Harassment and discrimination training
Examples of some of our recent work include:
We obtained a dismissal for our client in the fashion industry who was sued by a former contractor for benefits, back wages, and other claims.
We assisted workers who alleged violations of overtime, minimum wage, and discrimination laws.
We regularly assist individuals obtain more favorable terms and compensation in their severance packages
We have assisted clients with numerous Department of Labor investigations and audits.