Employment Litigation and Agency Charges

access_time Posted on: May 13th, 2019

Sometimes disputes arise despite efforts to develop and implement best employment policies and practices. When disputes arise, whether involving discrimination and harassment or wage & hour claims, agency investigations, or issues involving theft of trade secrets and unfair competition, CGA’s experienced employment litigation team provides a continuity of representation across all dispute resolution venues. From interfacing with government investigators, to participation in alternative dispute settings, to litigating in administrative settings or state or federal court, CGA has successfully represented clients in all types of employment disputes. When efforts to prevent litigation prove unsuccessful, we are prepared to fight for our… read more »

Affirmative Action

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

Winning a federal contract bid is rewarding and exciting. However, it may subject your company to an audit by the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). CGA Law Firm understands this and has developed a procedure when counseling its federal contractor employers by enacting Affirmative Action Programs (AAP). The AAP is a policy implemented at a federal contractor’s place of employment that promotes diversity in equal employment throughout the workplace. AAP should not be taken lightly. Carefully drafting an AAP and proper implementation of the program is of great importance to your company. CGA Law Firm stays current on… read more »

Employee Handbooks And Training

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

No matter the size of your business or the industry, we know that you are faced with employment law challenges. Because we understand that you must stay focused on achieving your business objectives, we work with you to formulate preventative strategies to avoid risks that can lead to costly and time consuming issues. Workplace Harassment PreventionHiring, discipline and dischargeTitle VII / ADA / ADEA / FMLA ComplianceWorkplace ViolenceEmployee Performance ManagementWorkplace InvestigationsUnion avoidance Our trainings provide your managers and supervisors with the basics of employment law so they are better prepared to identify and prevent violations.  Please contact CGA Law Firm… read more »

Employment Agreements

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

One of the most effective ways to minimize disputes between businesses and their employees is to document expectations and contingency plans. Well-drafted employment agreements, including non-compete obligations, protection for intellectual property and trade secrets, and clear expectations for the period during and after employment can save the many hours and substantial costs involved in resolving disputes in cases where obligations and expectations are left unclear. CGA Law Firm will prepare and/or help negotiate executive employment agreements and compensation plans, independent contractor or service provider agreements, restrictive covenants such as non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and separation or severance agreements. In every… read more »

Labor Relations/Collective Bargaining

access_time Posted on: January 16th, 2019

Organized labor remains a powerful force, wielding tremendous influence over employers and management. CGA Law Firm understands this and has developed the talent and experience to counsel our clients to advantageous, legal and practical solutions concerning unionized workforces. As business partners, our labor law attorneys take a strategic approach to every engagement, helping our clients to: Negotiate union contracts and collective bargaining agreementsPrepare for and respond to work stoppagesRespond to and arbitrate grievancesDevelop strategies for union avoidance For all employers, positive employee relations are important to overall business success, but for employers of unionized workforces, positive labor relations are absolutely… read more »

Regulatory Compliance

access_time Posted on: January 15th, 2019

Compliance is your first line of defense when a lawsuit is brought against your business. Being able to demonstrate to the courts that you have followed the guidelines enacted by law make a positive outcome far more likely. CGA Law Firm’s labor and employment attorneys are available to help your business and human resource professionals navigate through the ever changing landscape of labor and employment laws. Title VII of the Civil Rights ActAmericans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) In addition, we can also work with you to draft… read more »

Labor & Employment Law

access_time Posted on: January 15th, 2019

The labor and employment law attorneys at CGA Law Firm represent publicly and privately held companies and non-profit organizations. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive and practical advice and counsel to management and human resource professionals. As labor and employment laws and regulations continually change, our legal practice focuses on the prevention and mitigation of workplace issues in an effort to minimize your risk of litigation. Employment handbooks and trainingRegulatory complianceEmployment agreementsEmployment litigation and agency chargesWorkplace Investigations/Union AvoidanceLabor relations/collective bargaining We also understand that in some cases, litigation is inevitable. In these cases, we utilize experienced litigators within our labor… read more »