Labor and Employment

Civil litigation is an unavoidable reality in many situations. When facing employment litigation, you want fast and focused legal assistance. Our employment litigation practice provides pre-litigation counsel as well as defense and prosecution of labor and employment matters, in federal and state courts, and administrative agencies. Areas of representation include, but are not limited to:

  • Employment discrimination and civil rights;
  • Sexual Harassment;
  • Wrongful discharge and termination claims;
  • Wage and hour issues, unpaid commissions, vacation pay, severance pay;
  • Contract and labor disputes;
  • Employment agreements, restrictive covenants, non-compete/non-solicitation, unfair competition and trade secrets/confidentiality;
  • Hiring and termination issues;
  • NLRB proceedings and review/enforcement proceedings before the Courts of Appeal;
  • Defense and prosecution of unfair labor practice charges;
  • Union relations;
  • Collective bargaining negotiations and contract administration;
  • Injunctions;
  • Counseling for employers experiencing a strike, picketing, or labor dispute;

Jacobs Law Group is well-known for its representation of companies both large and small in business and transactional issues. The Labor and Employment Department regularly advises and represents companies, both large and small, executives and individual employees with regard to:

  • Executive employment agreements;
  • Non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements;
  • Wage and hour practices;
  • The complex web of federal, state, and local employment laws;
  • Employee personnel relations, policies and handbooks;
  • Leaves of absence and disability issues;
  • Hiring and termination issues;
  • Reductions in force;
  • Severance arrangements;
  • Complex business transactions;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Issues affecting unionized workforces;
  • Union negotiations and collective bargaining;
  • Alternative dispute resolution; and
  • Specialized training for employers on all aspects of employment law.
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