Labor & Employment

The employer-employee relationship is an essential component of business success. By using best-practice approaches and creative thinking, we generate effective and practical solutions for our clients, allowing them to identify and minimize risks before costly problems arise.

When difficult situations surface, our clients benefit from our detailed knowledge of their industries and our experience as negotiators, problem solvers, and litigators. We are able to draw upon broad interdisciplinary resources within our firm that enable us to view legal issues from all angles.

Overview

We provide a full spectrum of labor and employment legal services, regularly offering counsel in areas such as:

  • Workforce Diversity, Harassment, and Discrimination Training

  • Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Investigation

  • Management Training Programs

  • Analyses of Hiring/Termination Practices, Policies, and Procedures

  • Federal and State Department of Labor Audits

  • Business Record-keeping Requirements

  • Severance Negotiations

  • Employee Termination and Discipline

  • Employment Agreements (Non-Compete, Confidentiality, Physician Agreements, and Executive Agreements)

  • OSHA Compliance

  • Medical Professional License Issues

  • Wage and Hour Administration (FLSA and State Compliance)

  • Non-Compete Enforcement

  • FMLA Compliance

  • Employment Litigation (Federal and State Actions and Administrative Proceedings)

  • Administrative Investigations and Hearings

  • Confidentiality Issues

  • Labor Disputes and Collective Bargaining

  • Independent Contractor Issues

  • Class and Collective Actions

  • WARN Act and Compliance (Reduction in Force and Plant Closings)

  • Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

  • Reasonable Accommodation Analyses

  • Equal Pay Issues

  • Retaliation Claims

  • Mediation

  • Municipal Law (Civil Service Law, Proceedings, Article 78, PURB)

  • NLRA Issues and Compliance

Legal Briefings

Changes in the Office Mandated for Phase 2 Reopening​ MORE

How Summer Vacation Affects FFCRA Paid Leave​ MORE

Employer Recording and Reporting OSHA Requirements for COVID-19​ MORE

The CARES Act & It's Impact on America's Labor Force MORE

COVID-19 and Paid Leave Benefits MORE

Employment Law Considerations Regarding Addressing Coronavirus Related Issues in the Workplace MORE

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on FLSA Overtime Exemption Requirements MORE

New York Amends Election Law to Increase Paid Voting Time to Three Hours MORE​

NYS Department of Labor Finalizes Sexual Harassment Guidance and Model Sexual Harassment Policy, Training, and     Complaint Form MORE​

Mandatory Retirement Age Policies MORE​

Big Changes to Sexual Harassment Prevention Laws in the New York MORE

Leadership

Managing personnel takes dedication, leadership, and empowerment. It is important that employers understand labor laws and rights that can effect the workplace. Partnering with a seasoned Labor & Employment attorney will keep you in compliance, steer clear of litigation, and handle disputes. 

Phone 585.730.4773

Fax 888.971.3736

69 Cascade Drive Suite 307

Rochester, New York 14614

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