Employment Law for Employers

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Protecting Employers’ Rights And Interests

Today’s workplace is filled with often complementary and sometimes competing desires and demands. Employers want an efficient and orderly environment in which they can conduct business profitably by avoiding worker strife, regulatory compliance errors, and employee litigation.

At Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C., our attorneys have more than 100 combined years of experience, ready to advise and represent owners and operators of businesses, public entities and not-for-profit organizations. We understand what lies at the bottom of workplace issues, applying creative, intelligent solutions to take on issues head-on, always looking for the most efficient and cost-effective solutions – through negotiations when possible, but never afraid to go to trial when necessary.

Our Services for Employers

For employers, we provide advice and litigation services on every aspect of the employment relationship, including:

  • Personnel policies and employee handbooks
  • Recruiting practices
  • Hiring, non-competition, confidentiality, severance and other employment-related agreements
  • Wage and hour and other compensation issues
  • Non-discrimination and affirmative action obligations
  • FMLA rules and practices
  • USERRA veterans’ rights
  • Force reduction, disciplinary and other termination scenarios
  • Internal sex harassment and other claims

Ready At The Negotiating Table, Ready For Trial

When a dispute is taken to an administrative agency or goes to court, we rely on our years of trial practice experience to give our employer clients the strongest possible defense from the claim’s inception through litigation, trial and, if necessary, an appeal. We are always focused on our client’s business interests and goals. As a small business ourselves, we are sensitive to the special needs and challenges faced by the small to medium-sized enterprise.

Contact Us Today

Whether you are already engaged in a dispute with an employee or are looking for ways to ensure your confidence and protect your operations from future litigation, talk to one of our attorneys. Call 203-873-0240 or contact us by email today.

Peg Sheahan discusses workplace relationships with Chaz and AJ