Employment

Haley & Olson’s experience in employment matters is very broad.  We have provided employment-related legal representation in construction, manufacturing, aircraft, energy, food service, automotive, retail, financial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, governmental and other industries.

We work closely with employers, employees and human resource managers in the following matters:

Administrative Proceedings

  • Client representation in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
  • Client representation in proceedings before the Department of Labor involving Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), Sarbanes-Oxley and other laws

Employment Litigation

  • Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claims
  • Wrongful Termination, Defamation, Tort, Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims
  • Employment Contract and Benefit Litigation
  • Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation, Trade Secret, Confidentiality and Related Disputes
  • Compliance with State and Federal Employment Laws and Health and Safety Issues
  • Employment Discrimination

Employer Counseling

  • Internal Investigations
  • State and Federal Statutory Compliance
  • Employment Policies & Procedures and Employee Handbooks
  • Employment, Confidentiality, Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Reductions in Force
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Compliance
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Compliance
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) Compliance
  • Employee Discipline and Termination

Our attorneys also conduct employer and employee training programs on sexual harassment, hostile work environment and business ethics issues.

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