The proliferation of federal and state laws and regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment requires attorneys with expertise in labor and employment law. For over two decades, the attorneys of the Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP Labor and Employment Department have provided this expertise to a wide range of private businesses, municipalities and institutions.
In order to promote a healthy workplace environment and avoid employment disputes, GGLTSW emphasizes preventative counseling and education. We assist our clients in preparing employee handbooks, personnel policies, and employment procedures that foster positive employee relations.
We assist our clients in ensuring compliance with rules and regulations promulgated by the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Labor Commissioner, and the Federal Department of Labor. We also provide counseling and advice in response to union organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice charges.
When employment disputes arise, GGLTSW provides exceptional and cost-effective representation to our employer clients. Our attorneys have extensive experience defending against claims of:
- Wrongful Termination
- Employment Discrimination
- Federal and State Courts
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- Dept. of Fair Employment and Housing
- State and Federal Appellate Courts
We have also defended employers against claims filed with the National Labor Relations Board, the California Labor Commissioner, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Industrial Relations, the Employment Development Department, and the Federal Department of Labor. We advise employers with respect to union elections, strikes, secondary boycotts, prevailing wages and fair labor standards issues.