EMPLOYMENT LAW

EMPLOYMENT LAW

 

GW’s Employment Law Practice Group provides advice on a full range of employment matters. Our attorneys have significant experience providing general employment advice and guidance to business entities of all types, and an array of non-profit and for-profit institutions, health care providers, hospitals, and nursing homes. The Employment Law Practice Group has decades of litigation, trial and appellate experience regarding employment claims in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut:

  • Federal and State civil rights and discrimination claims;
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Proceedings;
  • New York State Division of Human Rights Proceedings;
  • New Jersey Civil Rights Commission Proceedings;
  • Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities Proceedings;
  • Whistleblower and retaliation claims;
  • Federal and State wage and hour claims;
  • Employee contract claims and disputes;
  • Enforcement of restrictive covenant claims;
  • Defense of Workers’ Compensation discrimination claims;
  • Unemployment claims, hearings and appeals; and
  • Mediation and arbitration of employee claims.

Given the challenges facing all employers to remain current and compliant with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, GW provides advice and consultation to help protect our clients’ interests and effectively manage their workforce:

  • Advise on a full range of Federal and State employment law and regulatory compliance issues;
  • Develop employee handbooks, policies and procedures;
  • Address and advise on handling of employee complaints;
  • Conduct internal employee investigations;
  • Formulate disciplinary and corrective action plans;
  • Conduct employee training and management presentations;
  • Development and implementation of Reduction in Force Programs; and
  • Preparation of employee notices (employee evaluations, job descriptions; disciplinary notices, COBRA, and FMLA).