Preventative Counseling and Legal Compliance
Today’s Employment Law landscape can seem like a minefield of complicated rules and regulations which could result in heavy penalties for even minor infractions.
As an employer, our attorneys who specialize in employee relations can help you navigate that minefield with practical and workable policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance and reduce employment-related risk. If adequate preventative measures are not in place or employee relations issues arise regardless of precautions, our Employment Law attorneys are ready to provide you representation tailored to your specific needs, company goals, and desired outcomes.
Employee Relations Consulting to Effectively Manage Your Workforce
We provide effective employment law counseling for companies throughout the employment cycle – from hiring to termination. Some of our employment law services include conducting internal investigations and advising clients on employee policies and procedures, employee handbooks, employment contracts, severance agreements, executive compensation, and other employment-related agreements.
Make your company more resistant to expensive, unexpected and reputation-damaging employee lawsuits by putting the right checkpoints, policies and procedures in place. The McKenna Storer team will provide the right advice and a range of customized solutions to ensure your company and management are compliant and fair to job candidates and your employees, from interview to retirement.
You can consult our attorneys on the following with regard to employment standards, policies and procedures, and more:
Recruiting and Hiring
Processes that are legally-sound and involve the right people within and outside the company
Processes, techniques, paperwork, and documentation that builds accountability and maintains positive employee relations
Guidance outlining and enforcing the necessary disciplinary actions and counsel when dealing with unusual or unexpected situations
Official tactics, protocols and procedures that leave no room for confusion or missteps
Drafting contracts, employment and independent contractor agreements and representation when necessary for disputes or discrepancies
Advice on implementing the right policies required to protect your position in the industry, today and in the future
Assistance with training processes that clearly communicate policies and workplace culture with a close eye on employment law compliance
Wage & Hour and Overtime
Compliance with state and federal laws on employee compensation and overtime, including exempt and non-exempt employees
Structure compensation programs for executive leadership, including non-qualified deferred compensation and tax implications
Employee internal complaint procedures and other efforts to prevent whistleblower claims
Services to cover establishing regulations and handling negotiations
Legally-binding procedures that take care of employees and protect employers
McKenna Storer aims to provide each and every client with access to the resources and strategies necessary to avoid employee lawsuits. Contact us to establish compliant, comprehensive and detailed protection for your organization.
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Effective Employee Policies and Procedures
Laws and regulations surrounding employee relations and the workplace are constantly evolving. As an employer, you have no choice but to be proactive and take preventative measures to reduce your company’s employment-related risk. All hiring, terminations, and contractual agreements must be completed in compliance with local laws. Rely on McKenna Storer’s employee relations attorneys for guidance when developing policies, implementing procedures or facing litigation from an employee.
Our team of employment law attorneys assist you with issues related to diversity, employee handbooks, hiring policies and decisions, employee discipline and termination, requests for accommodations, trade secrets and non-disclosure agreements, employment contract disputes, and more.
Depend on our team for negotiation and litigation services covering an array of issues from occupational health and safety to wrongful termination litigation, and individual contract negotiations. Driven by the goal of minimizing costs and time, we aim to help you avoid litigation if possible and provide skillful representation in case of a trial. We partner with you allowing you to focus on running a successful business. Each option is based on a strong understanding of your case and the relevant employment laws in order to reach a resolution as quickly and efficiently as possible.