Sub-Practice Areas

  • Wrongful termination
  • Wage and hour
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Employment agreements
  • Severance agreements
  • Employment benefits
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Policies, practices and handbooks
  • Statutory compliance
  • OSHA compliance
  • Section 132a claims


 

 

Labor and Employment

Navigating the maze of state and federal employment laws is a challenge for all employers.  Palumbo Lawyers’s labor and employment law practice supports employers before and during litigation, and defends employers before all courts and agencies, including discrimination, wage-hour and wrongful termination claims.  The firm works closely with its clients to define their business objectives and develop a legal strategy to address potential workplace employment, compliance and termination issues before they arise.

The firm assists clients in avoiding litigation by crafting robust employment and severance agreements, by implementing proactive employment policies and labor practices, and by counseling employers on topics such as a drug-free workplace, the ADA, OSHA regulations, and required training for harassment and discrimination compliance. When disputes arise, our attorneys work with clients to quickly resolve issues using novel legal strategies and proven approaches to early resolution. The Firm has had success in achieving summary adjudication of wrongful termination claims involving race discrimination; favorable administrative rulings on wage and hour claims; in obtaining an arbitration award dismissing the firm’s client from claims of gender stereo-typing leading to wrongful termination and intentional and negligence interference with a prospective economic advantage; in negotiation of union contracts with a nationally renowned ballet company; and in negotiation of executive severance and non-compete agreements.