Provided by Tonkon Torp LLP
Our Labor & Employment group works with businesses to manage employee relations, protect competitive positions, deal with union activity, and defend employment litigation. We help companies large and small comply with local, state, and federal employment laws, minimizing exposure to litigation. We identify problem areas in the workplace, develop policies and procedures to address those problems, and train management and employees to prevent costly disputes. When workplace disputes do escalate, we assist in resolving them out of court, at trial, and on appeal.
Our counseling and training programs cover: harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour practices, state and federal leave, the ADA/reasonable accommodations, employment hiring and discharge, OSHA/workplace safety, non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, employment contracts, executive compensation and employee benefits, employee handbooks, affirmative action plans, and more.
Well-established labor and employment practice which handles the full gamut of mandates, including wage and hour litigation, unfair labor practice cases, collective bargaining and strike issues, as well as noncontentious advisory and compliance work such as the drafting of employment contracts and employee handbooks. Additionally engaged to conduct workplace investigations in relation to allegations of misconduct, including discrimination and retaliation among others. Acts for a wide range of clients, with particular activity acting on behalf of companies in the insurance and healthcare sectors.
"Tonkon Torp LLP has expert employment lawyers ready to handle issues of every kind."
Tonkon Torp LLP represented Becton, Dickinson and Company against a $2 million gender discrimination lawsuit brought by a former sales executive.
Robert Carey is well equipped to handle labor arbitration and employment litigation, as well as noncontentious matters such as collective bargaining.
Kristin Moore represents employers in wage and hour, wrongful termination, harassment and other employment litigation. She also assists with collective bargaining and advises on union campaigns.
Clay Creps provides counsel to employers on various concerns, ranging from workplace discrimination and retaliation to medical leave. His practice also includes traditional labor law concerns.
"Clay knows how to achieve the outcomes we are looking for efficiently, and that is invaluable."
Haley Morrison is noted for her expertise in handling contentious as well as noncontentious employment matters, including class action lawsuits.
"Haley is responsive, diligent and smart. I've had excellent experiences working with Haley." "Haley has a broad understanding of the law and its practical application."