WORKPLACE, PERSONNEL AND POLICY GUIDANCE

Labor & Employment Attorneys

Odin, Feldman & Pittleman’s Labor and Employment lawyers regularly counsel corporate clients on structuring employment actions and personnel policies at each phase of the employment relationship, from recruiting and interviewing to hiring, streamlining the workforce and terminating employees. We also review and prepare employee handbooks, audit employer workplace policies and participate in corporate due diligence efforts.

Our attorneys routinely advise and train managers and supervisors in the following:

  • Addressing substance abuse in the workplace
  • Collective bargaining
  • Developing overtime compensation methods and proper classification of exempt employees
  • Documenting employment actions
  • Handling grievances under collective bargaining agreements
  • Interviewing do’s and don’t’s
  • Maintaining a union-free workplace
  • Managing and counseling “problem” employees
  • Preventing workplace violence
  • Properly classifying independent contractors
  • Telecommuting
  • Understanding Equal Employment Opportunity laws and avoiding discrimination claims
  • Understanding FMLA leave and accommodations for medical conditions

By teaming with our clients’ human resources and operations executives, we suggest strategies for risk management and enhanced worker productivity.

Our review of employee handbooks entails ensuring that employee policies and procedures conform to state and federal law and adequately detail regarding the employer’s expectations of employee conduct.

Our Employment lawyers review and draft:

  • Employment Agreements
  • Executive Compensation Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Non-Competition Agreements and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Stock Option Plans

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