The attorneys in the Herbert Law Group, LLC’s employment law practice work with clients to resolve workplace disputes and issues cost effectively, and when possible to avoid them altogether by implementing sound policies and procedures. Our expertise extends to private, public and non-profit industries and organizations across the United States and globally.
HLG attorneys appear in federal and state court and before government agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Department of Labor (DOL) and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). We represent clients in:
- Wrongful termination and related state law actions: If your employer dismissed you for an unlawful reason or if you were terminated when the employer did not have the right to release you “at will”, there may be legal options available for getting the fair treatment you deserve
- Federal and state discrimination claims: Both federal and state law provides employees with legal protections regarding discrimination in the work place based on race or national origin, sex or gender, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, or sexual orientation. We work with our clients to develop policies and practices to prevent employment discrimination and to strengthen our clients’ defenses to employment discrimination and harassment claims
- Wage and hour disputes and class actions: Federal and state wage and hour laws provide for minimum compensation, overtime, breaks and meal periods and define what types of activities must be compensated. We work to obtain fair compensation for an employee’s hours worked and ensure that employers are following wage regulations
- Government contract compliance
Actions involving non-competition agreements, confidential, proprietary and trade secret information: Our employment law practice is available to assist you prepare an employment agreement, write a contract for you, or assess the legalities of some terms before you commit to an agreement. Similarly, we can help you understand your rights under your current employment contract if you are having a dispute with your employer, or if you simply seek counseling on your rights and obligations as an employee.