Many corporations and companies find themselves under fire for accusations for issues in the workplace. Disgruntled employees often lash out with false allegations in an effort to save face that could be very damaging for business.
Problems Commonly Arise in the Workplace
There are numerous problems that can arise in the workplace. Some of them are legitimate wrongdoings, while others are exaggerated claims or flat out falsified accusations.
Some of the areas of employment law that we can advise on and provide representation for include:
- sexual harassment;
- wrongful termination;
- disability, age, race, gender, and pregnancy discrimination;
- overtime pay and severance pay claims;
- vacation and sick leave policies;
- contractual discrepancies;
- workplace violence;
- meal and rest break claims;
- the Fair Labor Standards Act;
- the Family Medical Leave Act;
- diversity issues;
- employee benefits;
- drug testing; and
- retaliation claims.
Being Prepared for Employment Litigation
Whether you are a small or large business owner, if your company has recently been sued or are under investigation for an infraction, it’s important to contract an employment law attorney straightaway.
You’ll want to select one that has a verifiable successful track record in New Jersey employment law defense cases. When you interview prospective attorneys, ensure that they have an attentive, knowledge team, as well as extensive trial experience in both federal and state court.
Employment litigation can get complicated and ugly in a hurry. To avoid costly mistakes that can hurt both your financial bottom-line and your company’s reputation enlist in the help of a legal professional that has experience in numerous types of dispute resolution proceedings, including mediations, arbitrations, and other to litigation avoidance techniques, as well as suits settled in court.
Preventing Employment Law Disputes
Employment law attorneys do not only provide legal representation for claims and lawsuits, they also can provide preventative counsel that keeps you in compliance with local, state, and federal laws.
Your company should consider consulting an attorney for general counsel regarding company protocols and procedures, employee handbook reviews, labor relations, and creating preventative policies that keep your company out of hot water. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Consult a New Jersey Employment Law Attorney
The American business world’s and the global marketplace’s rapidly changing place, combined with sue-happy employees, can cause huge issues for companies. And our firm is well aware that the outcome of a major suit for your company could very well make or break your business.
That’s why we are devoted to providing our clients with top-notch service and protecting them from liability exposure. We have a passion for providing dogged representation, educating our clients about their legal rights and responsibilities, and ensuring our clients are fully aware of the consequences of their decisions throughout the processes of negotiation, litigation and appeals.
If your New Jersey business needs legal representation or any type of employment law counsel, we invite you to call our tenacious team at Dash Farrow, LLP. Call our firm to schedule a legal consultation at your convenience at 856-235-8300, or contact us online.